The Contribution of Juliet's Relationship with Her Parents and Friar Lawrence's Single Mindedness to the Tragic End of the Play

The Contribution of Juliet's Relationship with Her Parents and Friar Lawrence's Single Mindedness to the Tragic End of the Play

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The Contribution of Juliet's Relationship with Her Parents and Friar Lawrence's Single Mindedness to the Tragic End of the Play


Juliet was a young lady who lived with her parents. Also living with
her, in her home was a nurse and servants. Juliet's relationship was
very different with each individual that she lived with.

The relationship that Juliet had with her father was different to the
relationship that she had with her mothers. This could be seen clearly
throughout the play. Lady Capulet was Juliet's mother and they did not
have a very close relationship, this can be seen through a number of
events that occurred during the play. One particular event that shows
that they did not have a close relationship was when Lady Capulet
didn't know that it was Juliet's birthday, and how old she was.

'She's not fourteen.'

Lady Capulet being Juliet's mother should know when she gave birth to
her own child, but to forget or not know when your own Childs birthday
is shows that there is no real bond between them and even if they did
have a bond, what kind of mother would forget their own daughters
birthday? I think that Lady Capulet didn't really show any love and
care for Juliet. Where as the Nurse on the other hand knew when it was
her birthday.

'Faith, I can tell her age unto an hour.'

When Juliet was first born it was the nurse that breast-feed her, not
her mother. This shows that either she couldn't breast-feed or she
didn't want to, and if this was the case then it shows that she did
not care for Juliet, as she could not even provide her own child with
the milk and nutrition that she needed. Where as once again it was
once t...


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...ave to hind from and this wouldn't have resulted to
their death. Friar Lawrence needed to look carefully at his actions.
He should have considered that everyone would be effected by his
actions and that there were going to be consequences and things did
not go his way so the consequences did exist and he had to pay for the
death through guilt. I believe that if Friar Lawrence told the
parents, things would have ended in a different way, where Romeo and
Juliet could be together and the family feuding could have ended. I
think the families feuding would have ended if things were dealt with
much better consideration and if everyone considered each other's
views. The reason why I believe that the feuding could have ended
early was because it had so why not earlier. In the end it was at the
cost of Romeo and Juliet's death.

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