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  • 1. Romeo and Juliet By Justin Ehrenpreis

2. Setting

  • Town of Verona

3. Romeo

  • Is a Montague. He falls in love with Juliet and proceeds to marry her. He is a tragic character. He is characterized as hasty and emotional. He is young.

4. Juliet

  • She is a Capulet. She falls in love with Romeo. She believes marriage should be for love. She is also characterized as hasty. She is young.

5. Lord Capulet

  • He is Juliets father. He is strict, harsh, not understanding. He wants her to marry Paris.

6. Lady Montague

  • She is Romeos mother. She is very bossy and strict.

7. Lord Montague

  • He is Romeos father. He is stubborn and not willing to forgive.

8. Paris

  • He is Kinsman of Prince. He cares about Juliet and wishes to marry her.

9. Prince Escalcs

  • He is prince of Verona. He wants to call a truce and end the family feud.

10. Friar Lawrence

  • He is the priest in Verona. He weds Romeo and Juliet hoping it will unite both families. Instead it causes fighting. He later gives Juliet sleeping potion. He helps Romeo out.

11. Friar John

  • He was supposed to deliver a letter to Romeo about Juliet, but Romeo did get it.

12. The nurse

  • She cared for Juliet during childhood, She wants Juliet to be happy. She is very talkative.

13. Mercutio

  • He is a good friend of Romeo.

14. Balthasar

  • He is a servant and friend of Romeo.

15. Benvolio

  • He is a friend of Romeo.

16. Tybalt

  • He is nephew of Lady Capulet. He has a bad temper.

17. Gregory

  • He is a Capulet servant.

18. Samson

  • He is a Capulet servant.

19. Literary terms

  • Conflict- Romeo and Juliet : he couldnt have her because she is a Capulet.
  • irony-Romeo fake death Juliet died