Romeo and Juliet - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Romeo is at Juliet's window in the orchard. The couple is saying their goodbyes when her nurse comes in to tell her that her mother is coming to her chamber. Romeo gives her one more kiss, reassures her that everything will be all right, and then exits. Juliet's mother enters; she sees Juliet up and sees she has been crying. Lady Capulet believes that she has been weeping over Tybalt. The lady goes into how she does not believe that it is fair that Romeo lives. Not wanting to be found out, Juliet plays along.

Juliet's mother then tells her about her marriage to Paris. Juliet is appalled by the idea and tells her mother that she will not marry Paris in such haste and hat she would rather marry Romeo, whom has killed Tybalt, before she would marry Paris. Juliet tells her mother to...

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