Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 5 How does Julliet react to the Nurse's advice? Why is she devastated?
This is the moment when Juliet is forced to act on her own. Up until this point, she has made every attempt to be an obedient daughter. She has trusted the Nurse to guide her in any situation. However, faced with her betrayal, Juliet rejects both her parents and the Nurse, seeking advice from the Friar. She has matured beyond blind submission, rejected the offer of marriage from Paris, and is now willing to leave her home behind for Romeo. Having essentially been kicked out of her home by her father, and abandoned by her nurse, Juliet is now taking control of her own life.
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