Name: |Date: | |Graded Assignment Lesson 5: Romeo and Juliet so far Now answer the seven questions below to demonstrate your understanding of Juliet’s character and some of the most important aspects of the play to this point. Be sure to answer each question fully and to the best of your ability, not only because this assignment will be graded, but also because detailed responses will be more helpful to you when you use this sheet to help you study for the upcoming Unit Test. (7 points) |Score | | | 1. Describe how Juliet's mother behaves when she comes to inform Juliet about the arrangement her father made to have her marry Paris. How does Juliet's mother's behavior when Capulet gets angry at Juliet influence the way in which readers view Lady Capulet?
Nurse’s first fault was sneaking messages to and from Romeo and Juliet to one another. This shows that she approves and is encouraging their relationship together. This influenced Juliet’s decision to marry Romeo, making Nurse’s actions partly at blame for Juliet’s fate. After Romeo’s banishment, Nurse tells Juliet that “I think you are happy in this second match” with Paris. The quick encouragement of the marriage to Paris shows Nurse’s new disloyalty to Juliet.
“O she is rich in beauty, only poor that when she dies, with beauty dies her store.” – Romeo is saying that she is beautiful, but it is a shame that she will not pass her beauty down to anyone because she does not want to have children. 3) Describe the Nurse. Describe her relationship with Juliet. Nurse is a comic relief character in this tragic play. She is a trusted confidant in the Capulet family.
8.Does Capulet seem sincere in his concern for his daughter’s happiness in marriage? Cite lines from the play to support your opinion. 9.What is Nurse’s opinion of Paris? Cite lines to support your answer. 10.Describe the Nurse’s character, paying particular attention to her relationship with Juliet?
The relationship between Juliet and her mother is portrayed as strained; her mother loves her, but is distant from her. This is highlighted when Lady Capulet does not take Juliet’s side in the feud between Juliet and Lord Capulet; when Juliet pleads to her mother Lady Capulet replies ‘Talk not to me…I have done with thee’. To a modern reader of the play this would come as a great shock as in the majority of modern families the mother figure is that of warmth and comfort. However the relationship between Juliet and her mother is not unusual for the wealth of their family and the time period. However Lady Capulet does Juliet to be happy when she says that marrying Paris ‘Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride’.
Lord Capulet says to Paris ‘woo her’ at the Capulet ball. Lady Capulet shouts to their nurse ‘nurse, where’s my daughter’ this shows that the relationship between lady Capulet and Juliet isn’t very strong, because she doesn’t know where Juliet is , but the nurse does. This shows that the relationship between Juliet and her mother lady Capulet are less apparent than Juliet and her nurse. Then when Juliet arrives at the door lady Capulet’s room she greets her mother with ‘madam’ this is very formal not calling her mum, Juliet see’s her mum not only as a mum but as an extremely important figure.
An old lady has just told me that I speak exactly like Queen Victoria. (Shaw67)” This is a key moment in the play, because the reader can see Eliza’s true desire to ultimately fit in with the elegant women of the higher social class . Before this moment, Eliza wanted to be compared to the queen, but now she realizes she sticks out for, in her mind, the wrong reasons. Prior to her metamorphosis Eliza was alienated by society for her barbaric nature, but after she learns the importance of phonetics she is once again alienated for being exceedingly eloquent. This is ironic because the once poor uneducated flower girl has surpassed the social status of the women she once envied.
Arranging a Marriage in India In the short story “Arranging a Marriage in India” by Serena Nanda, demonstrates engagingly a well educated women writing about her findings she went to pursue in India about culture and law. However, there she finds information about arranged marriages and how it all comes together. Serena while in India realizes that an arranged marriage in its own way has its advantages as she previously thought it was unjust and went against everything she believed in. By using dialogue she gives readers an opportunity to hear the opinions of what the people in India thought about these arranged marriages. She finds it possible from what she’s told to see the positive factors from these types of marriages as she considers how different America is while comparing divorce rates.
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