Act Iv Scene I : William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Act IV Scene I:
Paris and Friar Lawrence have a conversation about his wife to be with Lady Juliet on Thursday. Paris explains how Juliet’s early marriage will slowly make her forget about the death of Tybalt. Juliet ask what day may be the wedding day will be, “ That may be must be, love, on Thursday next.” (Shakspeare 4.1.20.) Juliet begs Friar Laurence help her with wisdom or threatens her life with a dagger. Friar Lawrence gives a vial of liquid to Juliet which would her pulse and look as if “No warmth, no breath shall testify thou livest.” (Shakspeare 4.1. 98-99.) The poison will last for 48- hours may wake up from a pleasant sleep or die. When she sleeps Friar Lawrence will send out a letter Romeo containing information so they can live happily ever after.

Act IV Scene II:
Lord Capulet invites everyone on the guest list and hires the best cooks in Verona for the wedding of Paris and Juliet. Juliet returns home, surprised about the wedding. She agrees that she was overacting to modesty. She tells the Nurse to help her “fit to furnish me to-morrow..” (Shakspeare 4.2. 33.) for the wedding.

Act IV Scene III:
Juliet and the Nurse prepare for the wedding tomorrow and she begs to sleep alone tonight. Lady Capulet enters and Juliet asks to give her mother the Nurse’s assistants. Juliet keep on thinking if the poison might kill her and Romeo could not make it on time, “Come to redeem me? There’s a fearful point!” (Shakspeare 4.3.33.) She drinks and fall upon her bed.…

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