Scene IAfter running into Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell, Juliet tells the Friar that she would rather die than betray Romeo by marrying Paris. The Friar creates a plan for Juliet to fake her death so that she and Romeo can run away together.
Scene IIIn accordance with the Friar's plan, Juliet returnshome and tells her family that she will do as herfather says and consents to marry Paris.
Scene IIIAlone in her room on the eve of her wedding, Juliet enacts the next step of the plan: she drinks a vial ofliquid that will make her appear to be dead.
Scene IVThe Capulets are busily preparing for the wedding. When Lord Capulet hears Paris approaching, heorders the Nurse to wake Juliet.
Scene VJuliet's family finds her, seemingly dead. While theydramatically mourn her, the Friar consoles them and urges them to have her funeral.