Romeo and Juliet Essay | A Character Study of Juliet

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A Character Study of Juliet

Summary: Discusses the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Provides a character study of Juliet. Explores evidence of her headstrong nature.
During the time of Shakespeare men were often thought of as the dominant sex and therefore it was very unusual for a female to be independent and not to be under the influence of the men around her.

Juliet is a unique character, for someone of her time, as she does not follow the above criteria. Instead she has the strength to be self-willed and to act differently to the other females around her; consequently it is because of this that the play really creates its shape.

It is unknown why Juliet acts as she does, is seems likely that her parents were never really around during the time she was growing up and so she has had to learn to be independent but the audience don't know and therefore I think that this uncertainty is what draws the audience in, the audience are taken...

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