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Juliet in the Middle AgesJULIET: HOW IS she related to the women in middle ages:...

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r-m123 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 2) Honors

Posted December 11, 2012 at 12:41 AM via web

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Juliet in the Middle Ages

JULIET: HOW IS she related to the women in middle ages: Powerless, I need 2 more 


- how her life was like in the olden  days: I need example to supporting my answer 

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted December 12, 2012 at 12:28 AM (Answer #2)

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In addition to being powerless, Juliet was marrying quite young.  Since people did not live as long back then, it makes sense that they would marry younger.  People became sexually mature, and they married.  They did not have time to waste.

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mwestwood | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted December 19, 2012 at 8:23 PM (Answer #3)

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Women had no professions in the Middle Ages. The Nurse, for example, is perhaps an impoverished relative who comes to live with the Capulets where she works for them as Juliet's caretaker and later as her attendant--in essence, she becomes a servant in order to have shelter and food.  Thus, women were dependent upon their families or their husbands as evindenced by Lady Capulet who obeys her lord when he orders Juliet to be married.

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