Discuss the Importance of Act Three, Scene 5. How Does Shakespeare Use Dramatic Devices in Order to Make It Such an Interesting and Important Scene?
Lady Capulet: "Marry, my child, early next Thursday morn, The gallant, young, and noble gentlemen, The County Paris at Saint Peter's church, Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride."
Juliet is struck by this news and is not happy but is also worried because she is already married to Romeo and she will therefore become unfaithful if she marries Paris. Again this is dramatic irony.
Juliet: "Now by Saint Peter's church and Peter too, He shall not make me there a joyful bride. I wonder at this haste, that I must wed"
Juliet is clearly not happy because of her raise in tone and anger about this and refuses to marry Paris. Lady Capulet is surprised by her daughter's reply so she tells Juliet to say it to her father.
Lady Capulet: "Here comes your father, tell him so yourself; And see how he will take it at your hands."
Lord Capulet enters hears the news of Juliet's refusal. He then thinks that Juliet is ungrateful and not proud about everything that she receives.
Lord Capulet: "How, will she none? Doth she not give us thanks? Is she not proud? Doth sh8e not count her blest Unworthy as she is, that we have wrought So worthy a gentlemen to be her bride?"
Juliet replies and says that she is thankful but not proud showing some respect for he parents.
Juliet: "Not proud you have, but