In act 3, scene 5, Juliet's mother tells Juliet that she will be marrying Paris "early next Thursday morn." At this point, however, Juliet is in love with and secretly married to Romeo. She tells her mother and father that she doesn't want to marry Paris, and her parents react with anger and outrage. Lady Capulet even says to Juliet, her daughter, that she wishes Juliet were dead and "married to her grave." Juliet's father can not believe that his daughter would dare defy his wishes, and his disbelief is emphasized when he asks a succession of questions. He asks, for example, "doth she not give us thanks? Is she not proud?"
When Juliet reiterates her determination not to marry Paris, Lord Capulet explodes with anger. He tells her that she will go to the church to marry Paris or else he will "drag thee on a hurdle hither." He then calls Juliet "green-sickness carrion" and a "disobedient wretch." He tells Juliet that he will disown her if she refuses to marry Paris. He tells her that if she refuses to do so, she should "never after look [him] in the face."
Lord Capulet is so angry with his daughter because in Elizabethan England, a girl was considered to be the property of her father, for the father to do with as he chose. Indeed, Lord Capulet tells Juliet "you be mine, I'll give you to my friend." Juliet's disobedience, by the standards of the time, is extremely inappropriate for and unexpected of a daughter. The distance between Juliet and her parents is thus in large part a product of the Elizabethan expectations of daughters. At this time, it would have been very difficult for a girl like Juliet to be defiant and independent without also thereby creating a distance between herself and her parents.