Romeo and Juliet as outsiders to society

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  • Romeo and Juliet as outsiders
    • Juliet in Act 3 scene 5 when she refuses to marry Paris.
      • When the play was written, this would have been considered outrageous to disobey your parents.
        • In the 16th century, rich people didn't get married for love, but for power or money.
        • When she refuses, Capulet is furious - he sees her as his property.
      • Isolated in her own name?
    • Romeo's and Juliet's forbidden love
      • They attempt to hide and escape from the conflict but ultimately end up paying the forfeit.
      • Prefer night time - symbolizing that their love exists in a world outside of their parents conflict.
    • Romeo at the beginning of act 1 scene 1 is a patrachen lover who's love is unrequited.
      • We do not see any other male characters behave like this.
    • Romeo and Juliet's love is very different to Capulet's and Lady Capulet's.
    • Romeo is made an outsider when he is banished for killing Tybalt.

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