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  • Difficult circumstances faced by women
    • Romeo and Juliet
      • Arranged marriage
        • Honour
          • Context
            • Love
              • None of the women can be with the men they love
                • Arranged marriage
                  • Honour
                    • Context
                      • Love
                        • None of the women can be with the men they love
                        • Male dominance/ lack of equality for women
                          • Her father threatens to outcast her from the family and to disown her
                        • Betrayal
                        • Isolation
                          • Outcast from society, thought of as low, without honour/respect
                            • Havisham
                              • Difficult circumstances faced by women
                                • Romeo and Juliet
                                  • Juliet tries to stand against her father and against the arranged marriage
                                    • Her father threatens to outcast her from the family and to disown her
                                  • Ownership
                                    • Juliet is her fathers property to do with as he pleases, but he tries to arrange a marriage to make her the property of another man
                                      • Juliet's lack of free will
                                        • Juliet isn't allowed to be with the man she loves because she is arranged to be married and Romeo is part of the family her family has a feud with
                                          • Being with Romeo would be dishonourable and would bring a lot of shame to her family
                                      • Juliet's father refuses to let her make her own choice of marriage and doesn't consider her opinion
                                  • Stagecraft & Shakespeare's intentions
                                    • In the Royal Shakespeare Company's version of the play, Juliet is on her knees when she speaks to her father in Act 3 Scene 5
                                      • Shows her father's power, dominance, control
                                      • "But, as you will not wed, I'll pardon you: Graze where you will you shall not house with me"
                                        • Her father will disown her for her disobedience to his instructions and for doing something that could dishonour her family greatly
                                • Isolation
                                  • Outcast from society, thought of as low, without honour/respect
                                    • Havisham
                                      • Betrayal
                                      • Havisham was jilted at the altar by the man she loves and she now hates him
                                        • "Ropes on the back of my hands I could strangle with"
                                        • "Prayed for it so hard I've dark green pebbles for eyes"
                                          • Jealousy/envy of other women who get to love
                                          • Wished him dead so much she has now become as cold and hardened as stone
                                          • Wishes the man she loves was dead
                                            • Hate
                                            • Confused emotions, doesn't know whether to love the man or to hate him
                                    • "Spinster" alone, clinging to the past, can't get over an old lover
                                      • Cousin Kate
                                        • Poor, lower class, life of hard labour, tough life
                                        • Formal language, he's a man of high standing, rich, worthy
                                          • She is in love with a man of much higher social stature than her
                                        • Sorrow,self pity,why me?
                                    • Cousin Kate
                                      • Poor, lower class, life of hard labour, tough life
                                      • Formal language, he's a man of high standing, rich, worthy
                                        • She is in love with a man of much higher social stature than her
                                      • Sorrow,self pity,why me?
                                • Havisham was jilted at the altar by the man she loves and she now hates him
                                  • "Ropes on the back of my hands I could strangle with"
                                  • "Prayed for it so hard I've dark green pebbles for eyes"
                                    • Jealousy/envy of other women who get to love
                                    • Wished him dead so much she has now become as cold and hardened as stone
                                    • Wishes the man she loves was dead
                                      • Hate
                                      • Confused emotions, doesn't know whether to love the man or to hate him
                              • "Spinster" alone, clinging to the past, can't get over an old lover
                          • Juliet is in love with Romeo but her father has arranged for her to marry Paris, a rich man she has never met
                            • Juliet tries to stand against her father and against the arranged marriage
                    • Male dominance/ lack of equality for women
                    • Juliet is in love with Romeo but her father has arranged for her to marry Paris, a rich man she has never met
                  • Ownership
                    • Juliet is her fathers property to do with as he pleases, but he tries to arrange a marriage to make her the property of another man
                      • Juliet's lack of free will
                        • Juliet isn't allowed to be with the man she loves because she is arranged to be married and Romeo is part of the family her family has a feud with
                          • Being with Romeo would be dishonourable and would bring a lot of shame to her family
                      • Juliet's father refuses to let her make her own choice of marriage and doesn't consider her opinion
                  • Stagecraft & Shakespeare's intentions
                    • In the Royal Shakespeare Company's version of the play, Juliet is on her knees when she speaks to her father in Act 3 Scene 5
                      • Shows her father's power, dominance, control
                      • "But, as you will not wed, I'll pardon you: Graze where you will you shall not house with me"
                        • Her father will disown her for her disobedience to his instructions and for doing something that could dishonour her family greatly

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