How does Juliet feel about her father's request and how does she behave toward him?  What language does he use to express his annoyance?capulet approaches his daughter juliet to tell her she is to...

How does Juliet feel about her father's request and how does she behave toward him?  What language does he use to express his annoyance?

capulet approaches his daughter juliet to tell her she is to marry paris on thursday and how he gets annoyed.

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pohnpei397 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

All of this happens in Act III, Scene 5.

Juliet, of course, does not want to marry Paris, but she is not particularly disrespectful to her father.  She's not the one who tells him she won't marry Paris -- her mother does that.  When he gets mad, she begs him not to make her marry Paris, but that is about all she says to him.

Good father, I beseech you on my knees,
Hear me with patience but to speak a word.

So she is pretty respectful.

Capulet goes pretty much crazy when she says this.  He uses really violent language against Juliet.  He calls her garbage and carrion.

Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage!
You tallow-face!

In addition to that, he tells his wife he wishes they had never had a child.

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Romeo and Juliet

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