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Act 4, Scene 5 1. What is your impression of Lord Capulet? 2. What does this scene reveal about Lady Capulet? Annotations (focusing on Capulets): - Structure: contrast between the light-hearted and hopeful preparations for Juliet’s wedding in Act 4, Sc. 4 and the sudden and dramatic mourning for Juliet’s supposed “death” in Act 4, Sc. 5 - Tone of the scene changes from excited anticipation to shocked sorrow - Different members of the Capulet household demonstrate their despair of Juliet’s death - Family’s mourning can be seen to be filled with anguish (suffering) - Capulets appear less as a hostile force arrayed against the lovers and more as individuals - Audience gains an understanding of the immense hopes that the Capulets had placed in Juliet, as well as a sense of their love for her 1. My impression of Lord Capulet is that he is a selfish father and only thinks about his own interests. It can be seen that Lord Capulet is upset about the fact that he would not be able to celebrate the marriage between Juliet and Paris. “And with my child
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