Snaith//Romeo and Juliet character factfiles

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Juliet

- Daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet.

- A beautiful thirteen year old girl.

- She grows up quickly and falls in love with Romeo.

- Romeo's and Juliet's families are enemys.

- She isnt given as much freedom as Romeo.

- She shows amazing courage in trusting her entire life and future to Romeo.

- She end up dying for Romeo.

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Romeo

- The son of Lord and Lady Montague.

- A young man of about sixteen.

- He is handsome, intelligent and sensitive.

- His family is in a dispute with the Capulets.

- His only interest is love.

- As soon as he lies his eyes on Juliet he is immediately in love.

- He secretly marries Juliet.

- He would rather die than live without Juliet.

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Tybalt

- A Capulet.

- Juliets cousin on her mpothers side.

Supremely aware of courtesy and the lack of it.

- He becomes aggressive, violent, and quick to draw his sword when he thought his pride was bieng injured.

- His sword is something to be feared.

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Mercutio

- A kinsman to the prince.

- Close friends with Romeo.

- Overflows with immagination,wit, and at times a strange, biting satire and broarding fervor.

- He loves wordplay.

- He finds Romeos ideas about love tiresome.

- He can be quite hot headed.

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Benvolio

- Lord Montagues nephew.

- Romeo's cousin and thoughtful friend.

- Makes an effort to diffuse voilent scenes.

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Friar Lawrence

- A Franciscan friar.

- Friend to both Romeo and Juliet.

- Always ready with a plan.

- Secretly marries the impassionated lovers.

- A catholic holy man.

- An expert on the use of seemingly mystical potions and herbs.

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Lord Capulet

- The patriach of the Capulet family.

- Father of Juliet.

- Husband of Lady Capulet.

- The enemy, for unexplained reasons of montague.

- He thinks paris is a good match for Juliet.

- He commandsrespect and propriety.

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Lady Capulet

- Juliets mother.

- Capulets wife.

- A woman herself who married young.

- Wants Juliet to marry Paris.

- Relies on the Nurse for moral and pragmatic support.

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The Nurse

- Juliets nurse.

- She breast fed Juliet when she was a baby.

- Provides comic relief with her frequently innapropriate remarks and speeches.

- Juliets faithful confidante and loyal intermediaryin Juliets affair with Romeo.

- She believes in love and wants Juliet to have a nice looking husband.

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Paris

- A kinsman of the Prince.

- The suitor of Juliet most preffered by Capulet.

- He acts as if he is already married.

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