Romeo and Juliet Essay | The Nurse's Role in "Romeo and Juliet"

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The Nurse's Role in "Romeo and Juliet"

Summary: The nurse is an indispensable character in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" as the representation of the mother figure to Juliet and the intermediary between Romeo and Juliet. She is also an integral part of the Capulet household.
The character of the nurse is as indispensable to the play, as the representation of the mother figure and the intermediary between Romeo and Juliet, as she is to the central characters within the play, both to Juliet for security and as her confidante, and as an integral part of the Capulet household. As an intermediary she serves as a reliable go between, she takes a message from Romeo to Juliet in Act 3 Scene 4, and brings information to Juliet and Romeo during the events following the duel in Act 3. She is party to intimate family affairs as shown in Act 1 Scene 3. Lady Capulet wishes to talk to Juliet about her future plans of marriage, and seems to discover, after sending the nurse away and finding herself suddenly alone with Juliet, that she is out of her depth. So to the nurses delight, as...

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