9th April 2018

Act 4 Scene 1

Time: Tuesday Morning

Location: Friar Lawrence’s cell

Characters: Paris, Friar Lawrence and Juliet

Events: Paris goes down to Friar Lawrence’s cell to announce his marriage to Juliet, Friar does not agree with the marriage as Juliet is already Married to Romeo and he tries to delay the wedding. Juliet enters and Paris claims her as his lady and wife, she is enraged and tells Paris she will never marry him. After Paris leave she tells friar all the reasons she will not marry him and that she would rather kill herself than marry Paris. Friar comes up with a plan, he says if she is willing to go as far as suicide than she will accept the plan. The plan is that on Wednesday night when she goes to bed she will drink a special drink that will make her look dead for 42 hours. When Paris comes to her room on Thursday morning she will look as if she is dead. The family will then take her to the tomb where they bury the Capulets and Romeo will be there when she wakes up.

Quotes: Juliet “Love give me strength, and strength shall help afford”

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