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Who did the Capulet family want Juliet to marry?

Who did the Capulet family want Juliet to marry?


Who is in love with Juliet before Romeo?


Why did the Montagues and Capulets hate each other?

Shakespeare never explains why the Capulets and Montagues hate each other and are constantly fighting. The reader also knows that both the Capulets and Montagues are wealthy and influential families in Verona. Those facts lead me to suspect that the feud originated over some kind of economic dealings that went badly.

Why is the apothecary hesitant to sell it?

Why does the Apothecary hesitate in selling Romeo the poison? The Apothecary hesitates in selling Romeo the poison because it is against the law in Mantua to sell it. This letter explains to Romeo about Juliet’s pretended death and tells him to be at the tomb when she wakes up.

Is Montague a French name?

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’).

Did the Capulets and Montagues exist?

But the names of the families—the Montagues and the Capulets—were two real-life important aristocratic families from Verona. Dante Alighieri mentions them in his Divine Comedy. Similar names to Romeo and Juliet popped up in the 16th century.

Does Juliet die first?

So, when Romeo saw her, she looked dead enough, so he drank poison. There wasn’t poison left in Romeo’s container ( whatever he carried the vial in) she Juliet used Romeo’s knife , stuck herself in the heart and died on his body. So, it was first Romeo, then Juliet.

Is Juliet’s balcony real?

Juliet’s Balcony, Verona. Shakespeare’s stories are so rooted in real life that it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between fact and fiction – just take ‘Juliet’s balcony’. There is also a bronze statue of Juliet in the courtyard of Casa di Giulietta, proving that she did, indeed, exist!

Did Juliet really die?

Juliet sees Romeo dead beside her, and surmises from the empty vial that he has drunk poison. Hearing the approaching watch, Juliet unsheathes Romeo’s dagger and, saying, “O happy dagger, / This is thy sheath,” stabs herself (5.3. 171). She dies upon Romeo’s body.

Who first wrote Romeo and Juliet?

William Shakespeare

Who sells the poison to Romeo?

The Apothecary

What poison killed Romeo?

potassium cyanide

Is Capulet a real surname?

Capulet (pronounced “KAP-yoo-let”) is definitely not a traditional Italian surname, but it might be based on an Italian name. In the 1200s, Capuleti was a political faction in Italy. Shakespeare took away the “i,” and added this to his list of invented names.