Why is Juliet angry with the nurse in Scene 5?

Why is Juliet angry with the nurse in Scene 5?

She knows that Juliet is waiting in anxious anticipation of the news the nurse will deliver. So, like any good caretaker, she decides to goad her a bit. She tells Juliet that she needs some time alone before they talk. She tells her that she’s too out of breath to talk about it.

How does Juliet react to the nurse?

Juliet is overwrought and frustrated. She has trusted the nurse with her secret love of Romeo and even her secret marriage. But, now her trusted companion is encouraging her to commit a grave sin by marrying Paris even though she is married to Romeo. She feels that the nurse is two-faced and untrustworthy.

What information is Juliet trying to get out of the nurse?

Summary: Act 2, scene 4 At last the Nurse returns, and Juliet anxiously presses her for news. The Nurse claims to be too tired, sore, and out of breath to tell Juliet what has happened. Juliet grows frantic, and eventually the Nurse gives in and tells her that Romeo is waiting at Friar Lawrence’s cell to marry her.

Why does the nurse delay telling Juliet?

In Scene 5, why does the nurse delay telling Juliet about Romeo’s plans? He points out that Tybalt would have killed him had he not killed Tybalt first, and he explains that Romeo’s punishment should have been death, but he is only banished.

Why does the nurse keep the information from Juliet?

Why does the nurse do this? Nurse is purposely keeping the information from her as a “joke” to make her anxious. Why does the Nurse agree to help Juliet marry Romeo? She can see that they really do love each other and she just wants Juliet to be happy (she loves Juliet as much as a daughter).

How does the nurse and Friar Laurence help Romeo and Juliet?

The Nurse and Friars’ roles as parental figures compels them to help the two adolescents marry, pledging their love to one-another. The Nurse and Friar Laurence are amiable and gracious characters that inadvertently contribute to the alliance and temporary happiness of Romeo and Juliet before their necrotic demise.

Why is Juliet frustrated with the nurse? She delays telling her what news she brings from Romeo. She says she is too old and out of breath to speak. She is tired and out of breath.

How does Juliet respond to the nurse?

Though disgusted by her nurse’s disloyalty, Juliet pretends to agree, and tells her nurse that she is going to make confession at Friar Lawrence’s. Juliet hurries to the friar, vowing that she will never again trust the Nurse’s counsel.

How long was the nurse gone in Romeo and Juliet?

Three hours