Act 3 Scene V

Time: Very Early Tuesday Morning

Location: Juliet’s Bedroom

Characters: Romeo, Juliet, Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet

Events: Romeo and Juliet are in Juliet’s bedroom. Romeo explains he has to leave before the sun rises but Juliet disagrees and says it is not light yet. “Yond light is not daylight, I know it” The Nurse appears hastily and quickly tells Romeo and Juliet that Juliet’s mother is coming “Lady Capulet” Romeo is about to leave but asks from one kiss, Romeo exits. Lady Capulet enters and talks to Juliet. Juliet says she is not well and Lady Capulet believes that it is Tybalt’s death. Lady Capulet tells Juliet not to weep because the villain who slaughtered him is still alive which is Romeo. Juliet tells Lady Capulet to find a man to deliver a poison that Juliet will make to kill Romeo. Capulet Enters and tells Juliet that she will be getting married on Thursday to Paris. Juliet begs him to call off the wedding, But Capulet disagrees and tells Juliet to either come to the wedding or to never talk to him again. Juliet asks advice from the Nurse. The Nurse tells Juliet that Romeo is banished and that she would just marry Paris. “I think you are happy in this second match, For it excels your first”. Juliet disagrees and says that she will go to Friar Lawrence to ask for advice and if that fails she has the power to kill herself.

 

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