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Prince Escalus is the ruling Prince of Verona. Count Paris is a kinsman of Escalus who wishes to marry Juliet. Mercutio is another kinsman of Escalus, a friend of Romeo. House of Capulet Capulet is the patriarch of the house of Capulet.
Lady Capulet is the matriarch of the house of Capulet. Juliet Capulet is the year-old daughter of Capulet, the play's female protagonist. Tybalt is a cousin of Juliet, the nephew of Lady Capulet. The Nurse is Juliet's personal attendant and confidante.
Rosaline is Lord Capulet's niece, Romeo's love in the beginning of the story. Peter, Sampson, and Gregory are servants of the Capulet household. House of Montague Montague is the patriarch of the house of Montague. Lady Montague is the matriarch of the house of Montague.
Romeo Montaguethe son of Montague, is the play's male protagonist. Benvolio is Romeo's cousin and best friend. Abram and Balthasar are servants of the Montague household.
Others Friar Laurence is a Franciscan friar and Romeo's confidant. Friar John is sent to deliver Friar Laurence's letter to Romeo. An Apothecary who reluctantly sells Romeo poison. A Chorus reads a prologue to each of the first two acts. Oil on canvas, The play, set in VeronaItalybegins with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet servants who, like their masters, are sworn enemies.
Prince Escalus of Verona intervenes and declares that further breach of the peace will be punishable by death. Later, Count Paris talks to Capulet about marrying his daughter Julietbut Capulet asks Paris to wait another two years and invites him to attend a planned Capulet ball.
Lady Capulet and Juliet's nurse try to persuade Juliet to accept Paris's courtship. Meanwhile, Benvolio talks with his cousin RomeoMontague's son, about Romeo's recent depression.
Benvolio discovers that it stems from unrequited infatuation for a girl named Rosalineone of Capulet's nieces. Persuaded by Benvolio and MercutioRomeo attends the ball at the Capulet house in hopes of meeting Rosaline.
However, Romeo instead meets and falls in love with Juliet. Juliet's cousin, Tybaltis enraged at Romeo for sneaking into the ball but is only stopped from killing Romeo by Juliet's father, who does not wish to shed blood in his house.
After the ball, in what is now called the "balcony scene", Romeo sneaks into the Capulet orchard and overhears Juliet at her window vowing her love to him in spite of her family's hatred of the Montagues.
Romeo makes himself known to her and they agree to be married. With the help of Friar Laurencewho hopes to reconcile the two families through their children's union, they are secretly married the next day. Tybalt, meanwhile, still incensed that Romeo had snuck into the Capulet ball, challenges him to a duel.
Romeo, now considering Tybalt his kinsman, refuses to fight. Mercutio is offended by Tybalt's insolence, as well as Romeo's "vile submission",  and accepts the duel on Romeo's behalf. Mercutio is fatally wounded when Romeo attempts to break up the fight.
Grief-stricken and wracked with guilt, Romeo confronts and slays Tybalt. Benvolio argues that Romeo has justly executed Tybalt for the murder of Mercutio. The Prince, now having lost a kinsman in the warring families' feud, exiles Romeo from Verona, under penalty of death if he ever returns.
Romeo secretly spends the night in Juliet's chamber, where they consummate their marriage. Capulet, misinterpreting Juliet's grief, agrees to marry her to Count Paris and threatens to disown her when she refuses to become Paris's "joyful bride".
Juliet visits Friar Laurence for help, and he offers her a potion that will put her into a deathlike coma for "two and forty hours". On the night before the wedding, she takes the drug and, when discovered apparently dead, she is laid in the family crypt.The Nurse starts her role as Romeo and Juliet's go-between when she informs Romeo of Juliet's identity and later learns Romeo's name.
She's a regular ol' matchmaker. The Nurse adds both comedy and tension to the balcony scene by calling to Juliet from offstage and forcing her to . 92 rows · Act, Scene, Line (Click to see in context) Speech text: 1. I,3, Now, by . The Nurse threatens some dire response if Romeo means to mislead Juliet.
But Romeo says that if Juliet can get to Friar Laurence 's cell that afternoon, they will be married. He also plans with the Nurse to set a rope ladder to Juliet's room, so he can climb to her room for their wedding night.
Sometimes it's hard to keep track of what The Nurse is up to during Romeo and Juliet. Luckily, we've got you covered. Act, Scene, Line (Click to see in context) Speech text: 1. I,3, Now, by my maidenhead, at twelve year old, I bade her come.
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