Sit Still Look Pretty Meaning

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Daya’s song “Sit Still, Look Pretty” matches Juliet’s ideas about marriage that she shares with her mother in Act I: that marriage “…is an honor that I dream not of” (I.III.66). In Romeo and Juliet’s society, wives often only do the chores and have/care for the children. In this sense, Juliet doesn’t “wanna be the puppet that you're playing on a string/ This queen don't need a king”. Women were more objectified and submissive to their husband’s will, or they seemed to “sit still, look pretty”. This isn’t what Juliet wants for her life. Juliet tells her mother that she doesn’t want to get married, or in other words, “No, I don’t wanna sit still look
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