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What are Juliet's inner conflicts in the play "Romeo and Juliet"?

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lukerwhite | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 29, 2011 at 9:49 PM via web

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What are Juliet's inner conflicts in the play "Romeo and Juliet"?

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

Posted March 9, 2012 at 1:06 AM (Answer #2)

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Juliet, like adolescent girls of any time, feels conflicted about whether or not to obey her parents or follow her heart and love Romeo. She also wants to remain close to her confidant, the Nurse. However, Juliet has internal conflict about all of these people:

Romeo: he is her family's enemy, but she has experienced love at first sight with him

Mother and Father: She loves them and wants to obey them, but she does not want to marry Paris because of her love for Romeo

Nurse: She wants to trust in the Nurse and solicits her help in marrying Romeo, but once the Nurse tells Juliet to go ahead and marry Paris, Juliet loses trust in her.

 

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Noelle Thompson | High School Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted April 22, 2012 at 7:13 PM (Answer #3)

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This question has already been answered.  Here is a link for you:  http://www.enotes.com/romeo-and-juliet/q-and-a/novel-romeo-juliet-whre-abouts-do-inner-conflicts-248730

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