Act 4, Scene 3

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Juliet follows through on her plan.

Summary

Deciding that it’s now or never, Juliet sends the nurse away and takes the potion, knowing how terrifying it will be to wake up in her family’s tomb. If the mixture doesn’t work, she has a plan B: her dagger. She’s also worried that the potion might actually be poison, but decides to trust Friar Lawrence. She drinks the potion and falls upon her bed.

 

Character Interview: Juliet

MyShakespeare | Romeo & Juliet 4.3 Interview with Juliet