Romeo and Juliet- Act III, Scene V (Summary)

Act III, Scene 5

Setting: Very early Tuesday morning at the Capulet’s house

Characters in Scene: Juliet, Capulet, Nurse, Lady Capulet, Romeo

Romeo has to leave Verona so he bids his farewell to Juliet. Lady Capulet and Old Capulet persuades Juliet to marry Paris, but she refuses. Old Capulet got angry and gave her a choice: to marry Paris or be not her daughter anymore. As Old Capulet and Lady Capulet exits, Juliet asks Nurse for comfort but even the Nurse also tells her to marry Paris because Romeo is now banished and therefore can’t see her anymore.

Key Quotation: I’ll to the Friar to know his remedy; If all else fail, myself have the power to die. -Juliet

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