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What advice does the Nurse give to Juliet?

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azngurl | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 6, 2007 at 10:47 AM via web

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What advice does the Nurse give to Juliet?

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted March 14, 2007 at 2:56 AM (Answer #1)

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in Act III, Scene 5, the nurse advises Juliet to marry Paris instead of Romeo, because Romeo is banished and Paris is, in her words “a lovely gentleman.”

This is crucial because up until this point, Juliet had trusted the Nurse with her secrets and accepted her advice. After the suggestion to marry Paris, the trust is broken and Juliet seeks advice from the Friar instead.

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dramaqueen | Student , Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 18, 2007 at 11:31 AM (Answer #2)

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That she must forget romeo and married paris!

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kkarszes | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted November 13, 2007 at 1:15 AM (Answer #3)

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The nurse advises Juliet a couple of times in this play.  She says that Juliet should consider Paris at the party - "Why he's a man of wax.."  Later she tells Juliet that she should forget about Romeo, the relationship is as good as dead, and marry Paris. "Then, sine the case so stands as now it doth, I think it best you married with the county."

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