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Characters in Romeo and Juliet

Juliet is a young girl, only 14 years of age. How could her father marry her to Paris so young? (I hope this is not a silly question)

Romeo is a person who rushes into things without thinkings.

Lord Capulet is a stubborn old man. And he can also be short-tempered. Lady Capulet is much younger than her husband. She is an aristocratic lady, and not very warm-hearted.

Friar Laurence is a priest, he should not have married the lovers in secret. Is it wrong to deceive the parents of Romeo and Juliet?

Mercutio is always talking and joking. He is also Loyal and honourable.

Tybalt is a quarrelsome young man. He is a troublemaker who loves fighting. He is the person who keeps the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets alive.

The Nurse is a down-to-earth, rather stupid woman.

Paris is a handsome young man, pleasant and courteous. Because he is a cousin of the Prince of Verona, he is a most eligible suitor for Juliet.


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