After Juliet and the nurse picked out Juliet's clothes for tomorrow, she asks the nurse if she could leave her alone since she is very troubled and must pray. Lady Capulet walks in and asks if they need any help, to which Juliet says no to and asks to be left alone. They both exit, leaving Juliet alone in her bedroom.
By herself, Juliet hold the sleeping potion closely and beings to ponder what will happen after she falls asleep. She lays her knife closely to her just in case the potion does not work at all. She wonders if the Friar gave her real poison so that he may hide the fact that he would marry her to two men. She also wonders if she could die of suffocation in the tomb before Romeo rescues her, or