In her relationship with Juliet, she is cold and distant, expecting Juliet to obey her father and marry Paris. Lord Montague[ edit ] The father of Romeo. She provides a contrast with Juliet, given that her view of love is earthy and sexual, whereas Juliet is idealistic and intense.
He appears as an elderly man sitting with Capulet in the feast. Romeo makes himself known to her and they agree to be married. Our philosophy has always been that we think up what we need in our life, choose something creative that will make that life fulfilling, and then follow that road.
A vulgar, long-winded, and sentimental character, the Nurse provides comic relief with her frequently inappropriate remarks and speeches. He is sometimes commanding but also convivial, as at the ball: Later, he changes his mind and angrily demands that Juliet obey his wishes.
Escalus, prince of Verona. Chorus, who reads a prologue to each of the first two acts. At the beginning of the play he is madly in love with a woman named Rosaline, but the instant he lays eyes on Juliet, he falls in love with her and forgets Rosaline.
The deaths of Romeo and Juliet reconcile Capulet and Montague. This character may have been intended to be the same as Peter, and is usually identified in scripts either as Peter or as a Clown.
Read an in-depth analysis of Juliet. Balthasar tells him that he is inside the tomb. It is he who asks Lord Montague for his hand to end the feud between their families.
At the outset of the play, they successfully provoke some Montague men into a fight. Sampson, however, bites his thumb at Abram, "Which is a disgrace to them, if they bear it". Juliet Capulet, heiress of House Capulet. His last appearance is in act 3 scene 1, wherein Mercutio insults Tybalt and ends up fighting with him.
Gregory is originally hesitant to start a fight. Montague argues that Romeo has justly executed Tybalt for the murder of Mercutio.
Paris, kinsman of Escalus and suitor of Juliet. Romeo fights and kills Paris at the Capulet tomb when Paris thinks that Romeo has come to desecrate the bodes of Tybalt and Juliet.
A woman who herself married young by her own estimation she gave birth to Juliet at close to the age of fourteenshe is eager to see her daughter marry Paris. Paris A noble young kinsman to the Prince.
Vain, fashionable, supremely aware of courtesy and the lack of it, he becomes aggressive, violent, and quick to draw his sword when he feels his pride has been injured. He lives in the middle of a violent feud between his family and the Capulets, but he is not at all interested in violence.
House of Capulet[ edit ] The Capulet family in Italian, "Capuleti" in the play was named after an actual political faction of the 13th century. Once Capulet has promised him he can marry Juliet, he behaves very presumptuous toward her, acting as if they are already married.
He appears again at the end of the play to mourn Romeo, having already lost his wife to grief. Nevertheless, she shows amazing courage in trusting her entire life and future to Romeo, even refusing to believe the worst reports about him after he gets involved in a fight with her cousin.
Kind, civic-minded, a proponent of moderation, and always ready with a plan, Friar Lawrence secretly marries the impassioned lovers in hopes that the union might eventually bring peace to Verona.
Read an in-depth analysis of Friar Lawrence. Rosaline, paternal cousin of Juliet and first love interest of Romeo.In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Lord Capulet is a very prominent character.
He is wealthy and a leader in his community. He is a very loving father to his daughter Juliet, he is a very contradictory person, and he trusts everyone to do as they are told and to act appropriately.
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Romeo Montague. Juliet Capulet. Benvolio. William Shakespeare play. Daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet--married to Romeo. William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (shortened to Romeo + Juliet) is a American romantic crime film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann, co-produced by Gabriella Martinelli, and co-written by Craig Pearce, being an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet.
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In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results for Romeo and Juliet.Download