character-lord capulet

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  • lord capulet
    • old in age but acts like a naughty child
    • family
      • Juliet is his only surviving child
        • doesn't want her childhood ruined by early motherhood
        • but still isn't close to her
        • the earth has swallowed all my hopes but she
        • cant speak when she has died, only monosyllabic
          • suggesting his whole world has crumbled
            • with my child my joys ae buried
      • Tybalt is his nephew, next in line?
    • marrige
      • doesn't want paris to marry Juliet, unless she wants to marry him (at the start)
        • for a 16th century patriarchy, he seems very liberal and modern
          • this could be because he thinks she is an obedient child who will do anything toplease her parents
        • aware of Juliet's young age (13)
          • appears to be a caring and considerate father
          • stranger to the world
          • hath not seen the change of 14 years
        • my will to her consent is but a part
      • sees it as a business deal
        • nothing wrong with this in the 16th century
      • would have been seen as a perfect father for finding his daughter a respectable young man
        • could be sure his daughter would be secure financially and properly protected
      • uses it as an attempt to bring some happiness to the household after Tybalt's death
      • forces Juliet to marry Paris and if she wont go to the church willingly he'll drag her there by her hair himself
        • fettle your fine joints
        • ill drag you hurdle thither
    • talk about females
      • modern audience feel unsettled by his descriptions
      • Elizabethan audience accepted the inappropriate way he describes females as the words of an aging *******
      • he uses unsavoury language
        • fresh fennel buds
    • qualities
      • inconsistent
      • quick to anger
        • will NOT accept disobedience
    • masked ball
      • caring, generous, considerate, sociable host
        • wants people to enjoy themselves
        • positive and energetic
    • takes the princes ruling of no fighting seriously
    • quotes
      • my child is yet a stranger to the world
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris about Juliet
      • not seen the change of 14 years
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris about Juliet
      • hopeful lady of my earth
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris about Juliet
      • woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris about Juliet
      • my will to her consent is but a part
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris about Juliet
      • earth-treading stars
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris to describe the girls who will be at the masked ball
      • fresh fennel buds
        • act1 scene 2 -to Paris to describe the girls who will be at the masked ball
      • doth she not give us thanks? is she not proud?
        • act 3 scene 5- confused about Juliet not marrying Paris
      • fettle your fine joints 'gainst Thursday next...to saint peters church
        • act 3 scene 5- to Juliet, threats/ commands to get her to marry Paris
      • I will drag thee on a hurdle thither
        • act 3 scene 5- to Juliet, threats/ commands to get her to marry Paris
      • out you green sickness carion!
        • act 3 scene 5- insults about/to juliet
          • you tallow face
      • out you baggage!
        • act 3 scene 5- insults about/to juliet
          • you tallow face
      • we have a curse in having her
        • day, night, work, play... my care hath been to have her matched
          • act 3 scene 5 -how much work he has put into arranging this marriage
        • my heart is wonderous light, since this same wayward girl is so reclaimed
          • act 4 scene 2 - pleased that Juliet has agreed to the marriage, he is satisfied
        • death lies on her like an untimely frost
          • act 4 scene 5 - about Juliet's death, his reaction
            • accursed, unhappy, wretched, hateful day
        • accursed, unhappy, wretched, hateful day
        • my child is dead... with my child my joys are buried
          • act 4 scene 5 - about Juliet's death, his reaction
          • o brother Montague, give me thy hand
            • act 5 scene 3- after Romeo and Juliet's bodies are found, his reconciliation with the Montagues
        • right to the very end he is trying to arrange things and make things better
          • trying to atone for his violent beheaviour towords Juliet?
          • his way of saying sorry, it was his feud that ultimately killed Romeo and Juliet?
          • his way of showing his love for his daughter?
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      • my heart is wonderous light, since this same wayward girl is so reclaimed
        • act 4 scene 2 - pleased that Juliet has agreed to the marriage, he is satisfied

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      Good detail, a thorough resource

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