Secondary Characters In Romeo And Juliet

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Love is expressing a powerful feeling one may feel towards another by doing anything for them. William Shakespeare wrote a play, Romeo and Juliet, about two people who are brought together by fate. Instead of living happily ever after, there are severe problems that occur which mostly dealt with the secondary character’s actions. Moreover, there is a family feud between Romeo and Juliet’s families, causing the two lovers to have great consequences when they fall in undying love for each other behind their family's back. Character’s in this play portrayed in Juliet and Romeo’s relationship causing the two deaths of them. In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, secondary characters including, the Nurse, Lord Capulet, and Friar Laurence drives the main action of the play.
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The Nurse introduced who Romeo Montague is to Juliet, she helps keep Romeo and Juliet’s relationship a secret, and she also tells Juliet Romeo’s plan for the wedding. Juliet points out Romeo and asks the Nurse who he is during the Capulet’s ball. The Nurse’s response is, “His name is Romeo, and a Montague,/ The only son of your great enemy.” Juliet says responding to the Nurse, “My only love, sprung from my only hate!/ Too early seen unknown, and known too late!/ Prodigious birth of love it is to me/ That I must love a loathed enemy” (1. 5. 145-150). Since, the Nurse tells Juliet, who Romeo is, Juliet knows she has to keep their relationship hidden from that point forward. As the plot unfolds, the Nurse tells Juliet, who Romeo is would ends up being their demise. In the play, Juliet does find out who Romeo is, leading to the main action because the secrets are starting to form. Not only does the Nurse introduce who Romeo is to Juliet, but she also is one of the