Juliet: External Conflict

People should have their own choices to make.

Act 4, Scene 1

Juliet was arguing with her parents because Juliet does not want to marry Paris. She is MAD! Lady Capulet begins, "'Marry, my child...The county Paris...' 'Speak not, reply not, do not answer me! My fingers itch!'" Juliet has a decision to make. If she wants to go with Romeo or marry Paris to make her family happy.

Act 2, Scene 3

Juliet is speaking to Romeo and both want to get married, so she says, "'O gentle Romeo, if thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully.'"Romeo agrees to this the second he hears her say it. Therefore, both Romeo and Juliet declare their love for each other.

Act 5, Scene 3

Romeo announced that he loves Juliet, then he kills himself. Not knowing that Juliet was secretly still alive, "Romeo declares his love for Juliet, drinks the poison, and dies." Romeo makes the choice that if he kills himself, then he will be in a better place with Juliet.
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Act 5, Scene 3

Juliet does not want to escape the tomb with Friar Laurence, instead she lingers around her dead husband, says she loves him, and commits suicide hoping she will be with the love of her life forever. "Juliet refuses and when the Friar leaves, she kills herself with Romeo's dagger.
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