The Nurse

Nate Thurman

The Nurse

In the play Romeo and Juliet the Nurse helps herself and her friends by convencing Juliet to marry Parris, by standing for her self from Mercutio, by being a messenger, and by exchanging Romeo and Juliet's rings.

The Nurse

Act 1, Scene 3

"No less? Nay,bigger! Women grow by men." (pg 1008, L. 105-106)


The Nurse is convencing Juliet to marry Paris instead of Romeo .


The Nurse helps her friend Juliet by telling her that marring Paris is better than marrying Romeo.

Act 2 , Scene 4

"Marry, farewell! I pray for you,sir, what saucy merchant was this that was so full of his ropery?" (pg. 1036, L. 150-151)


The Nurse is ranting about Mercutio's rudeness to Romeo to stand up for herself.


The Nurse helps herself by asking Romeo what kind of friends he has and that they shouldn't be full of jokes all the time.

Act 2, Scene 4

"I will tell her,sir, that you do protest, which, as I take it, is a gentleman like offer."(pg. 1036, L. 182-183)


The Nurse is speaking to Romeo about their wedding by being a messenger for Juliet.


The Nurse is helping Juliet by being a messenger for her and helping Romeo keep their secret.

Act 3, Scene 4

"Here is the ring she bid me give you,sir..."(pg.1060, L. 176-178)


The Nurse is speaking to Romeo to exchange Juliet's ring.


The Nurse helps Juliet by exchanging Romeo's ring for Juliet's also by risking being thrown in jail and sneaking around.