Romeo and Juliet

Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

Location: Capulets house

Characters: Lady Capulet, Juliet, Nurse, Servant

Time: Sunday Afternoon

Scene Events: News of Paris’s proposal to Juliet has come back to Lady Capulet. Lady Capulet is eager for Juliet to marry Paris, but Juliet does not wish to marry Paris, for she has never met him before. Lady Capulet and the Nurse try to figure out Juliet’s birthday and the Nurse explains how she raised Juliet on her own without the help of Lady Capulet. Lady Capulet tells Juliet and the Nurse that she was a mother when she was younger than Juliet. Lady Capulet tells Juliet to read Paris like a book and to get to know him better, Juliet says that she will look at Paris and will try to like him. The servant enters and tells Lady Capulet that the guests have arrived.

Quote: Juliet ” It is an honour that I do not dream of ”

 

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