Act, scene, line (click to see in context) speech text: 1 i,3,382 now, by my maidenhead, at twelve year old, i bade her come what, lamb what, ladybird. As the capulet family are of a high social class, they employed the nurse to be juliet's wet nurse it was the nurse's role to take care of juliet and to breastfeed her from birth this was common. Explore shakespeare's presentation of the nurse in 'romeo and juliet' william shakespeare's 'romeo and juliet' is a story of two families with an 'ancient grudge' one family the capulets is the home of juliet and her nurse who is also a close friend.
Nurse's role in william shakespeare's romeo and juliet romeo and juliet a play by william shakespeare is one of the most famous and loved romantic stories ever it is a story about two lovers, romeo and juliet, whose love was never meant to be. My first impressions of the nurse are that she is very coarse, vulgar and humorous as the play went on i saw that she is very protective of juliet she is a very entertaining and comedic character that the audience back in shakespeare's time must have loved. Romeo and juliet is a tragedy written by william shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Shame come to romeo (nurse) blistered be thy tongue (juliet) shakespeare uses the nurse in the scene to create confusion and to allow the audience to see the love of juliet for romeo in this scene we see how much distress has the nurse put juliet in juliet has a conflict of emotions she is out of her mind.
A dramatic monologue i wrote back in 2008 based on nurse's thoughts after the deaths of romeo and juliet. Nurse is a paternal and loving figure for juliet: she knows all about juliet's life, and she is a better mother than lady capulet the nurse is caring, loving and an affectionate character of the play. The nurse is a character who helps juliet and also provides comic relief throughout the first half of shakespeare's romeo and julietin the second half of the play, the nurse is no longer juliet's ally. 4 adjectives that describe juliet, romeo, tybalt, friar l, juliet's parents, romeo's parents and mercurcio need help describing the romeo and juliet characters in romeo and juliet, what symbol would best define the nurse.
The nurse and juliet may have a loving, teasing sort of relationship at the beginning of the play, but when juliet needs her most—after her parents order her to marry paris—the nurse betrays her romeo is as good as dead, the nurse tells juliet, and she had better forget him and marry paris. The nurse is a major character in william shakespeare's classic drama romeo and julietshe is the personal servant, guardian (and former wet nurse) of juliet capulet, and has been since juliet was born. Juliet can heaven be so envious nurse romeo can, though heaven cannot: o romeo, romeo who ever would have thought it romeo enter romeo and juliet above, at.
The nurse says she'll fetch a ladder for romeo to climb up so the lovers can spend their wedding night together, managing to turn her description of romeo climbing the ladder into juliet's bird's nest into an image of the kind of sex the couple is going to have later that night: juliet will. Shakespeare's characters: the nurse (romeo and juliet)from romeo and julieted k deighton london: macmillan in brooke's poem juliet is called the nurse-child, and it is to the fact that the old woman has been her foster-mother that she owes what influence she possesses. Romeo and juliet is a play written by william shakespeareit is set in italy and is about the love between two young people from noble families that are enemies romeo and juliet has always been one of shakespeare's most popular plays. Romeo falls in love with juliet and immediately forgets about rosaline scene 3: 1 what do we learn of the nurses character in this scene she is a great chatterer with a lively sense of humour she is warm-hearted and.
The nurse was the one who revealed to both romeo and juliet the identities of each other ie that romeo was a montague and juliet a capulet she was also the go-between for juliet and romeo , delivering messages and notes from one to another. Indeed, that the nurse does not understand the depth of juliet's love for romeo, and so can suggest marriage to paris, is a measure of how far juliet has grown up she is no longer a little girl whom the nurse can influence now she is a woman with a commitment beyond the nurse's comprehension.
The classic story of romeo and juliet, set in a modern-day city of verona beach the montagues and capulets are two feuding families, whose children meet and fall in love they have to hide their love from the world because they know that their parents will not allow them to be together. [enter lady capulet and nurse] lady capulet nurse, where's my daughter call her forth to me nurse now, by my maidenhead, at twelve year old, i bade her come. Romeo's dedicated servant, who brings romeo the news of juliet's death, unaware that her death is a ruse sampson & gregory two servants of the house of capulet, who, like their master, hate the montagues. When romeo is a stranger who asks the nurse who juliet is, she replies: i tell you, the man who can marry her will have a lot of money (1, v, 118) she enjoys plotting juliet's marriage but does not take responsibility for her actions.