Romeo and Juliet summary on Act III

Romeo and Juliet summary on Act III

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  • Act III, scene i
  • I am fortune's fool.
  • Act III, scene ii
  • Blistered be thy tonguefor such a wish! He was not born to shame.
  • Act III, scene iii
  • Ha, banishment. be merciful, say ‘death',For exile hath more terror in his look, much more than death. Do not say 'banishment.'
  • This scene is important because it is how Romeo gets banished. It sets up for the story to take a turn for the worst. Because Romeo is in Mantua now, there can then be a misunderstanding therefore we can have our tragedy.
  • Act III, scene iv
  • A Thursday let it be. A Thursday, tell her, she shall be married to this noble earl.
  • This scene is important because it shows where some of the characters' loyalties lie. Nurse cries for Tybalt's death meaning that she is loyal to the Capulet household. Juliet cries for Romeo's banishment meaning she is loyal to her love.
  • Act III, scene v
  • But fettle your fine joints 'gainst Thursday next, To go with Paris to Saint Peter's Church,Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither.Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage,You tallow-face!
  • This scene is important because it shows how desperate Romeo is. Romeo says that he will kill himself if he can't be with Juliet. It shows that he is desperate to be with Juliet and that he can be impulsive
  • Act IV, scene i
  • O shut the door, and when thou hast done so,Come weep with me, past hope, past cure, past help!.
  • This scene is important because it shows the happiness that Lord Capulet wants for his daughter. Lord Capulet that Juliet is very sad and this marriage will make her a happy bride. It also setts up the story to get to the tragedy.
  • This scene is important because it shows Juliet's love for Romeo and how desperate Lord Capulet is to keep the family name. Juliet does not want to marry Paris because she does not love him and she is already married to Romeo who she loves. Lord Capulet also says that he will disown Juliet if she does not marry Paris.
  • This scene is important because it shows how desperate Juliet is. Juliet says that she is willing to kill herself because she does not want to be with Paris and she can't be with Romeo. Then Friar gives Juliet a potion that will make her look like she is dead, so that she can later on be with Romeo.
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