Romeo and Juliet Act 4

Updated: 5/13/2020
Romeo and Juliet Act 4

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  • 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.