The Nurse also brings Juliet the news of Romeo being exiled. Lady Capulet Lady Capulet is Capulet's wife. There is a lack of dramatic devices in this scene although there are many present in the latter part of the play especially dramatic irony. The Nurse acts as an accomplice, alongside Friar Laurence, to bring the two lovers together, knowing there will be consequences because of the family feud. There's also the possibility that the Nurse doesn't want to lose Juliet to an uncertain future with Romeo in Mantua.
It would remain in her memory because the death of her own child. Before the start of this scene, there had been a fray between the Montague and the Capulet families. The play is about two star- crossed lovers who are each from two rival families who are in a civil war against each other in the Italian city of Verona. The nurse comes across as quite a garrulous character in this scene and through a particularly talkative moment she tells of an amusing story involving Juliet as a child and speaks of her in an affectionate, loving manner. Conclusion The Nurse thinks only of the best way to get herself out of this quarrel, and so she advises Juliet to marry Paris instead, and to forget about Romeo, 'Romeo is banished, and all the world to nothing, That he dare ne'er come back to challenge you,' and 'As Paris hath.
The use of the word 'daughter' illustrates how their relationship is formal , as she is referring to her as what she is, rather than who she is. She does not like Paris because of his act in the story. Well, maybe she really does believe what she tells Juliet: Romeo is banished, and all the world to nothing That he dares ne'er come back to challenge you, Or, if he do, it needs must be by stealth. Selfishness might play a role in wanting her beloved Juliet to stay in Verona and marry Paris—and doubtlessly bring the Nurse with her when she moves to Paris's house. The first scene that I will be looking at will be act 2 scene 5. For one, men were much more important than women were, the men had entire control over the household and the women and children would.
All we can do is speculate. In some parts of the play The Nurse can be long-winded, insensitive, arrogant, insecure and stupid at times but she loves Juliet very much, partially as she imagines that Juliet is a substitute for her own daughter Susan. This story is a romantic tragedy. We have two questions to settle. During the scene I would use the lights to express feelings. Why does the Nurse decide to tell Juliet to forget Romeo? O, he's a lovely gentleman.
Romeo and Juliet, is a story of two young lovers whose love was destined for destruction. A very important point in the play is that there is a family feud between the Montagues and the Capulets, Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet, which would have been an impossible love, if it were not for the Nurse. In this scene a good strong fun relationship is shown between The Nurse and Juliet, as The Nurse deliberately teases Juliet for her own entertainment. Capulet portrays an image of being not a very nice person. The Nurse possesses many qualities. However, when she loses Juliet's trust, she is lost from the play. In Elizabethan times the society was much different than it is today.
There is a lot of dramatic irony in this scene and the use of asides gives a very good feel of drama and tension between L. Capulet does not understand Juliet she thinks that if Juliet could get to Romeo first she would temper the poison to make it stronger so that he would die more quickly. Before the start of this scene, there had been a fray between the Montague and the Capulet families. This kind of love was commonly seen amongst low status individuals; it refers to a more physical love without emotion involved, mainly used to add humour to scenes. Now, it is at this point where the relationship, which was once so deep and closely bonded between the Nurse and Juliet, falls down completely, and is therefore broken.
The Nurse was also used after the Capulet ball to communicate with Romeo for Juliet sake. The Nurse is Capulets servant, and she is a very good servant as she tries her hardest to please the Capulets and Juliet at the same time. Choices he made determined the outcome of the play and had he made different choices, the play may not have ended the way it did. She is a trusted family servant to Lord Capulet in Verona and she maintains an active voice in their family affairs. This scene especially addresses parental conflict as Juliet argues with her mother about how she should grieve.
Choose a couple of terms and create tableaux to visualize them. All through the play, the nurse continually appears. She is also a very important character in the play and in the Capulets lives. William Shakespeare was baptised on April the 26th 1564, he was the eldest son of John and Mary. Thou hast a careful father, child.
Romeo is as good as dead, the Nurse tells Juliet, and she had better forget him and marry Paris. The Nurse, unlike Juliet, is vulgar in nature and views of love and hence cannot comprehend why Juliet prefers Romeo to Paris. Shakespeare often set his plays in the past. In act 2 scene 5, the Nurse keeps Juliet in suspense about the news of marriage when she returns, as she is in a mischievous mood. We see Romeo and Juliet on the balcony and hear the Nurse calling her in; we see Romeo with Friar Laurence; and then we cut straight to the scene where the Nurse shows up as Juliet's messenger. Evidence Analysis Selfish Lady Capulet is selfish because she doesn't listen to her daughter's woes about her upcoming marriage to Paris; she refuses to listen to her as she is disrespecting her husband and therefore the family name.
This is easy, because … we don't know. Lady Capulet involves the Nurse in her discussion with Juliet about her possible marriage to Paris. The play starts with Romeo loving a girl called Rosaline unfortunately his love is unrequited. In this scene the play expresses how close The Nurse is to Juliet, when for no reason The Nurse begins to talk about Susan. Her relationship with Juliet and her part in the secretive romance of the two lovers cause the play's actions to move quickly and in a powerful and effective way. Romeo's a dishclout to him. Behind Door Number 2 Here's a juicier question: 2 Why does the Nurse betray Juliet by telling her to marry Paris? I would also try to indicate that she is well educated with a lot of money by using bookshelves and wardrobes to show clothes etc.