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Analyse The Dramatic Qualities Of Act Three Scene Five Of "Romeo And Juliet"

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1. Brief introductionIn this scene Juliet rows with her parents about getting married to a suitor named Paris. She does this in a typical teenage manner.It is dramatic because Romeo her husband has stayed his last night with her. So after he leaves she weeps but her mother thinks it will help to cheer her up if she gets married, Which would be bigamy.2. Basic contentThis scene is after Romeo and Juliet's marriage, which was done without their parents knowing.At the beginning of this play Romeo seems to be hopelessly in love with Rosalyn. Proclaiming that she is the only girl for him.At the Capulet ball Romeo sees Juliet and decides that he is now in love with her. He starts to woo her and she thinks the same of him. Also Paris realises that Romeo is there.Just before this scene Romeo is rushed out of his wife's room by the coming of Juliet's mother to her bedchamber. This is Romeos last night with her.The audience knows that Juliet is married to Romeo and she cannot get married again for it will be bigamy and she will be evicted from the church.3. The scene itselfWhat is dramatic about Romeo's leaving?When Romeo leaves, Juliet says, "Then window let day in and let light out" this is dramatic because by saying this she is really saying that Romeo is her life and she cannot live without him. Also Romeo has just stayed his last night with Juliet, Which was against the law because he was meant to be out of the city the day before. This says that Romeo is willing to give his life for time with Juliet, Because if he gets caught he is sentenced to death.What is dramatic about Juliet's conversation with her mother?When Juliet speaks to her mother (Lady Capulet) the audience know s that she is weeping for her loss of Romeo not for her loss of Tybalt. Her mother is under the impression that she is weeping for the loss of her cousin. So in a vain attempt to cheer her up she tells her of marriage plans.These are not happily accepted because she is married to the man she thinks is her one true love, she throws a tantrumWhat is dramatic about Lady Capulet's response?Lady Capulet says, "I would the fool were married to her grave". This is dramatic because she is saying that she wishes Juliet was dead. All because she will not marry the man they want her to, which was not uncommon in those times. But still this is a very extreme thing to say to your daughter.She says this after she has fetched lord Capulet. Which means she is showing him how much this is bothering her and that he should act in the same manner.What is dramatic about Lord Capulet's response?Lord Capulet's response is dramatic because of the way he throws his voice at Juliet in a hateful way. This is not...

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