Romeo and Juliet Nurse Monologue

Topics: Romeo and Juliet, English-language films, Characters in Romeo and Juliet Pages: 2 (678 words) Published: February 24, 2013
I took the job with the Capulets because of my own daughter Susan. I needed to look after my own daughter, so some might say I was desperate. Unfortunately she passed away and is with God now, my little Susan was too good for me. And now for Juliet, hey always got on but she was too good for me. I kept on looking after Juliet because I still needed to look after myself and because Juliet became like a daughter to me. I didn’t want to lose a second daughter. When Juliet asked me to go and see Romeo, I agreed so she would be happy. I would do anything for my Juliet, she meant the world to me, and she was my daughter. Although we are not bound by blood, I care for Juliet as if she was my own; I know that Juliet thinks of me as her mother at least more that Lady Capulet. Some may beg to differ that without being bound by blood I am not her mother but my love for Juliet is like for Susan. Love is what makes real family. I knew he had asked her to marry her because she told me as soon as it had happened, but I didn't realize that the wedding would be so soon. But my Juliet’s happiness is all that matters to me, but I knew the Capulets would be furious if they found out I was helping the star-struck couple. When I got back from seeing Romeo, she had obviously been up waiting for me to tell her when and where the wedding would be. I didn't tell her to go back to bed like I normally do because I knew she would get frustrated but I did keep her hanging on because I knew that she would be more grateful to me. When at last I did tell her, she was very happy. 'Hie to high fortune! Honest Nurse farewell', I think were her exact words. When I found Juliet's 'dead' body, I felt like my whole life had fallen to pieces around me because her and Susan were my life. I hurt my poor Juliet, I did not believe her love was true, I recall saying will we were bickering, “Then, since the case so stands as now it doth, 
I think it best you married with the county. 
O, he's a lovely...
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