Romeo & Juliet Characters (Capulets) (Tybalt (fuels the conflict and…
Romeo & Juliet Characters (Capulets)
young and innocent teenage girl
decisive, passionate and headstrong
uninterested by love and marriage at the begining
"an honour that I dream not of"
Juliet's wet nurse
common for wealthy families in Elizabethan times
more of an intimate connection than she and her biological mother do
truly loves Juliet, wants her to be happy and will do anything for that happiness
keeps Juliet's marriage to Romeo a secret, risking her job and livelihood
kind, loving and wants the best for Juliet.
timid, unknowing and selfish character
she forgets Juliet's age and they have a formal relationship, illustrating the distance between them both
does not love her daughter like a mother should
a traditional Elizabethan woman
wants Juliet to marry for wealth and power
"so shall you share all that he doth possess"
honest, wealthy, and of a high rank
has great power and social responsibility
fuels the conflict between the Montague and the Capulet households
see's Juliet as naive
"My child is yet a stranger in the world"
protective over his daughter
ulterior motive: he wants her to carry on the family name in wealth and high class
extremely feisty and enjoys the conflict between the Montagues and his family
strong-willed, argumentative, passionate and loyal
when Romeo refuses to fight he kills Romeo's best friend, Mercutio, instead
'Prince of cats'
fuels the conflict and rift
"drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word. As I hate hell, all Montagues and thee