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Posted February 4, 2009 at 10:31 PM via web

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Analyze Lord Capulet as father, husband, friend and citizen.

Analyze Lord Capulet as father, husband, friend and citizen.

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cbetances | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 10, 2009 at 9:20 AM (Answer #2)

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Lord Capulet

Father: Means well but is often overbearing and mean. In Act I he arranges a marriage between Juliet and Paris and says that he only wants the marriage to take place if Juliet falls in love with Paris. However, later in the play when Juliet expresses that she does not want to marry Paris, Lord Capulet becomes enraged and threatens to throw Juliet out on the street if she does not consent to his will.

Act III Scene V

And you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in     the streets,     For, by my soul, I'll ne'er acknowledge thee

Husband: Lord Capulet is significantly older than his wife who is about 26 years of age. He does not usually agree with his wife and makes his opinion known as law.

Citizen: As a citizen, Lord Capulet is involved in the ancient grudge that has plagued Verona. Due to his lack of maturity and constant fighting with the Montagues, the fued continues. In the end, Lord Capulet becomes remorseful for his role in the death of Romeo and Juliet

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