William Shakespearean “Romeo and Juliet” Essay

In William Shakespearean “Romeo and Juliet”, Nurse causes problems due to dishonesty; however, she is victimized when other characters take advantage of her. The Nurse is taken advantage of in many parts of the story. Juliet takes advantage of their relationship when she wants the Nurse to go out and talk to Romeo about the marriage. (Act 2, Sc. 4) This proves that she is a victim but she is also Gullet’s servant. Although no matter what Juliet should be kind and not make Nurse do all of her work for her.

Mercuric is very rude to the Nurse in this Act making her very angry due to name calling and other harassment. He treats Nurse like she isn’t even human, he is extremely rude and stuck up. (Act 2 Sc. 4) She likes both Romeo and Paris which causes conflict between the family. She becomes disliked by either the parent’s or Juliet. This puts her in a bad spot. Having to choose between the two men will ultimately hurt her and those around her in the end. She is targeted with hate and anger due to choosing a side. In Act four scene two, Nurse is put on the spot by the Caplet’s.

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In Act three scene three Nurse is taken advantage of by Romeo. He is being very childish and tries to stab himself with a dagger and Nurse has to prevent it. He has very little time to apologize to Juliet about his murdering of Table. Nurse gives him a ring and tells him to make haste. In my opinion his last resort was Nurse and he was counting on her which, in the end, put her in a terrible spot. Nurse is also conceived as a villain in the story as well. She is always hiding secrets from certain people Just to make Juliet happy. In Act two scene four, Nurse is rude to Mercuric and Romeo.

Although Mercuric may deserve it, Romeo did nothing wrong. It was very disrespectful of her as they are of a higher social class than she. In Act two scene four, Juliet informs Nurse that she wants to marry Romeo. Nurse’s duty is to talk to the parent’s to see if this is acceptable. Yet, she does not and keeps yet another secret from Lord and Lady Caplet. She is very dishonest and is perfectly punishable for the situation in my opinion, if the family is to find out. She keeps multiple secrets from the Caplet’s which is unruly saying that they are her employer.

She is bayed to tell them these things, yet she hides them away because of her relationship with Juliet. In Act two scene four, Juliet informs Nurse that she wants to marry Romeo. Nurse’s duty is to talk to the parent’s to see if this is acceptable. Yet, she does not and keeps yet another secret from Lord and Lady Caplet. She is very dishonest and is perfectly punishable for the situation in my opinion, if the family is to find out. She keeps multiple secrets from the Caplet’s which is unruly saying that they are her employer.

She is bayed to tell them these things, yet she hides them away because of her relationship with Juliet. In Act two scene four, Juliet informs Nurse that she wants to marry Romeo. Nurse’s duty is to talk to the parent’s to see if this is acceptable. Yet, she does not and keeps yet another secret from Lord and Lady Caplet. She is very dishonest and is perfectly punishable tort the situation in my opinion, if the family is to find out. She keeps multiple secrets from the Caplet’s which is unruly saying that they are her employer.

She is bayed to tell them these things, yet she hides them away because of her relationship with Juliet. In Act two scene four, Juliet informs Nurse that she wants to marry Romeo. Nurse’s duty is to talk to the parent’s to see if this is acceptable. Yet, she does not and keeps yet away because of her relationship with Juliet. She lies to Juliet about Romeos death in Act three scene two. She tells Juliet that she has seen him dead with her own eyes. That makes Juliet very sad so it is mean on Nurse’s part making her villainous.

In Act two scene six, Romeo and Juliet become husband and wife. Friar Lawrence marries them and the only other person to know is Nurse. Behind the Caplet’s back she knows about the marriage between Romeo and Juliet. This act speaks for itself, you must tell the parent’s, yet Nurse does not. In the end the Nurse in my opinion is a villain. She is more of a trouble maker than a peacemaker. She needs to be more honest to the Caplet’s and more helpful. She is a good person but needs to work towards helping the people she loves.