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Discuss the Importance of Act Three, Scene 5. How Does Shakespeare Use Dramatic Devices in Order to Make It Such an Interesting and Important Scene?

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a tragic love story. The story concerns the love between two young people, Romeo and Juliet. This is set against a feud between their two families: the Montagues and the Capulets. This feud develops the themes of conflict, deception and dignity in the play. The play includes a lot of themes, love, family, hate, deception and revenge.

In the Elizabethan period, women were subordinate to men. They were considered to be ‘inferior’ beings who were controlled by their husbands, fathers or any other men in the family. Women were not allowed to hold their own opinions, views or lifestyles. Men had control of everything, some of these included money, politics, work, children, women and home.

The scene Act 3 Scene 5 is where Romeo and Juliet have spent the night together and Romeo is forced to leave because of his banishment from Verona. The nurse and Lord and Lady Capulet come in. They tell Juliet that her wedding with County Paris is next Thursday

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