Even when the nurse states that she raised Juliet from a little baby and that one day she would hope to see her get married. Lady Capulet still manages to make it work for her and then she suggests that it was exactly what she wanted to discuss. She wanted to know what Juliet’s attitude was towards marriage. This shows that even when the nurse was trying to make something sound pleasing to Juliet, Lady Capulet just cared for herself and didn’t even bother thinking about what the nurse would say. She just wanted the information and most likely even with the information she would still carry out what she
He tries to make all his decisions revolve around her. Capulet has a suitor, Paris, ready for Juliet, but Juliet does not find anything in Paris and instead finds another man she loves, Romeo. Juliet knows that Capulet would not approve of Romeo because he is a Montague, so she keeps it a secret. At the beginning of the play, Capulet makes thoughtful and rational choices, but the play progresses, his decisions become more fueled by emotions and impulsive. Capulet is capable of thinking objectively and analytically as shown in the beginning of the play.
He wants everything to be his way, and no other. He has troubles allowing people to do things, and therefore, he should be punished. Lord Capulet should be punished. During my first quote, Lady Capulet has just told Juliet that her father wants her to get married to Count Paris. Juliet said thank you, but she does not want to get married to Count Paris.
Lord Capulet not being the accepting father Juliet needs, eventually causes a series of events that lead to Romeo and Juliet killing themselves. Lord Capulet is most at fault for the tragic fate of Romeo and Juliet because he was so controlling over Juliet, forcing her to marry Paris, and moved Paris and Juliet’s wedding day up which resulted in the death of Romeo and Juliet. Lord
Before this story takes place, she suffered through the heartbreak of losing a child, and then raised Juliet, watching her parents abuse and neglect her. In fact, she can’t even stand to watch Lord Capulet speak to Juliet so harshly about marrying Paris. She steps in between the 2 of them and first accuses the Lord of being the one to blame for Juliet not wanting to marry Paris. (3.5.177) And when Lord Capulet tells the Nurse to hold her tongue she replies, “May one not speak?” (3.5.181) The Nurses love for Juliet made her brave enough to stand up to a man in power in a time where she could have been fired, or worse, for speaking back to her boss. When she saw a young girl who she basically raised as her daughter be attacked like that, she stood up for what she believed in and held her ground.
Juliet did not, showing her distrust or dislike of her mother, and even married without a word to either of her parents. Lady Capulet is also insensitive because when Nurse speaks of Juliet’s childhood, Lady Capulet tells her to be quiet, as if she is speaking of something unnecessary. Lady Capulet says, “Enough of this. I pray thee hold thy peace.” (Act I, Scene III, Line 53) This is insensitive of her because Nurse took care of her daughter and is recounting memories of her development as a person, and Lady Capulet waves this all away in her bore of what makes Juliet truly
220). The Nurse is more of a motherly figure to Juliet all of her life than Lady Capulet is. Lady Capulet was indifferent throughout the play because she never was a real mother to Juliet. If Lady Capulet is a better mother to Juliet and was concerned of her decisions she would support Juliet on things she does not want to do. The Nurse is the first person to tell Romeo and Juliet to marry, and she was a bad influence on Juliet at some points, but Lady Capulet was not even a part of Juliet’s life to try to help her
Lord Capulet fails in the sense that he rushes Juliet into a marriage solely because he is of noble upbringing- “Of fair demesnes, youthful, and nobly trained” (Shakespeare 3.5.181). He does not take into account what hardships Juliet and Romeo might experience at such a young age. Capulet is repeatedly using his power and authority over Juliet in the benefit of only himself. At this time, it was normal in society for young girls to be married for the wealth and well being of the family, but he is very insensitive about her emotions. He insists that Juliet marry Paris, with the alternative being that he will disown her.
Lord Capulet and Lord Montague created and maintained a very high-tension feud that caused Romeo and Juliet to not speak of their relationship, Romeo to kill Paris and Tybalt, and Juliet being forced to marry Paris, who she does not love, eventually leading to their deaths. Lord Capulet and Lord Montague maintained a feud for decades that caused Romeo and Juliet to go through many struggles in their relationship. Both families fought for more money and power to move above each other. In the beginning, The Capulets’ servants started a brawl with the Montagues’ servants in which Benvolio, a cousin of the Montagues, broke up until Tybalt, a cousin of the Capulets came, and fought Benvolio. Members of both families showed up and wanted to fight, including Lord Capulet and Lord Montague who were too old to fight.
Capulet’s abusive behavior towards Juliet when he presumes that she was in distress over the death of Tybalt reveal that Capulet fails as a parent because he should support Juliet before something terrible happens. When Capulet discovers that Juliet has been unhappy, he tries to come up with a solution. Believing his actions would benefit his daughter, Capulet decides to have Juliet marry Paris. Lord Capulet tells Paris that “Things have fall 'n out, sir, so unluckily, / That we have had no time to move our daughter. / Look you, she loved her kinsman Tybalt dearly, / And so did I.