||Romeo is a
member of the house of Montague. He falls in love with Juliet who
is the daughter of his familys enemy, the house of Capulet.
Romeo eventually takes his own life when he believes that Juliet
is dead. However, her "death" was merely a ruse in order
for her not to marry Paris and instead be with Romeo.
a member of the house of Capulet. She falls in love with Romeo who
is the son of her familys enemy, the house of Montague. She
fakes her own death to be with Romeo, but Romeo never learns of the
plan. She awakens to find Romeo dead beside her. She stabs herself
with a knife and dies rather than live without Romeo.
is kin to the Prince of Verona and a friend to Romeo. Mercutio is
killed by Tybalt when Romeo tries to stop the two from fighting.
||Paris is a
young count and kin to the Prince. He wants to marry Juliet.
is the nephew of Capulet and a cousin to Juliet. He is very headstrong
and despises the Montagues. He kills Mercutio, and Tybalt is later
killed by Romeo who avenges Mercutios death.
a friend to Romeo. He always tries to play the role of peacemaker
by trying to stop the fighting between the Montagues and Capulets.
He also tries to help Romeo while he is depressed over the loss of
his former love, Rosaline.
nurse is Juliets friend and nursemaid. She raised Juliet, as
was usually the custom in royal families of the time period. The
nurse also helps Juliet and Romeo meet with each other. She always
does what she thinks is best for Juliet.
marries Romeo and Juliet with the hope that the marriage will stop
the feuding between both of their houses. When Romeo kills Tybalt,
he tries to help the two stay together by coming up with the plan
for Juliet to fake her death. However, he does not get word to Romeo
in time, and the two lovers end up committing suicide.
is the leader of the house of Montague and Romeos father.
is the wife of Montague.
is the leader of the house of Capulet and Juliets father.
is the wife of Capulet.
is Romeos servant. He tells Romeo that Juliet has died.
the Prince of Verona who tries to keep peace between the houses Montague
and Capulet. He banishes Romeo from Verona for the death of Tybalt.
is the nurses servant.
one of the servants to Capulet. He and Gregory start a fight at the
beginning of the play with Abram, a Montague.
is one of the servants to Capulet. He and Gregory start a fight at
the beginning of the play with Abram, a Montague.
||Abram is one
of the servants to Montague who gets into a fight with Sampson and