Juliet's Relationship With Her Parents in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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Juliet's Relationship With Her Parents in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Lord and Lady Capulet have a distant, but affectionate relationship with their daughter, Juliet. At the beginning of the play, the parents think that Juliet is a respectful girl and listens to the parents needs. Lord Capulet has a positive and loving attitude towards Juliet at the beginning. This is proven in Act 1 scene 2 when Lord Capulet and County Paris are having a conversation on marriage. County Paris wants to marry the young and beautiful Juliet. Lord Capulet agrees to the decision but says that Juliet is the centre of his life and that she also has to make a decision and that his decision is only one-half…show more content…
Lady Capulet always expects Juliet to listen to her whenever she wants her to do so. Lady Capulet just wants Juliet to get married to County Paris because when she was Juliet's age, she was already married and thought that they will be recognized more because County Paris I related to the Prince, so she thought that their families social standards will go higher than before. Lady Capulet talk's to Juliet just for the sake of it and her feelings toward Juliet is not like other mothers. In other words, it is appalling and cold because Juliet is still very young and should always have the love and pleasant relationship between her and her parents. Because Lady Capulet wants Juliet to get married to County Paris, she uses a metaphor to describe it. She says that "Juliet is the cover of the book and that Paris is the book". This shows the love of one parent to their daughter. It seems like Lady Capulet likes County Paris even more than her own child, Juliet by using unappreciated word like that. Juliet deceives her parents by encouraging Romeo, who is a member of the Montague family, to keep on seeing her. Juliet did not care about the royalty of her family and the starts to see Romeo behind her mother's and father's back secretly. Juliet was a Capulet and her part of the family were arch enemies with the family
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