Act 4 Scene 1 summary

Act 4 Scene 1
Time: Tuesday Morning.
Location: Friar Lawrence’s cell.
Characters: Paris, Juliet, Friar Lawrence.
Events: Paris talks to Friar Lawrence about the wedding and what day it will be, Juliet, walks in saying that she isn’t her wife. Paris talks about how he owns Juliet’s face that has been abused by her crying. Paris leaves and Juliet explains to Friar Lawrence that she would rather kill herself than marry Paris. Juliet- ” Do thou but call my resolution wise, and with this knife, I’ll help it presently”.Friar Lawrence comes up with a plan that she goes along with the plan to marry Paris, late Wednesday night when she goes to sleep alone she drinks what Friar Lawrence gave her and that will put her asleep for 40 hours. the drink should make Juliet look dead and they shall place her in the Capulets Toom. Then Friar Lawrence and Romeo will be there for her waking and Juliet will run away with Romeo.

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