Romeo and Juliet

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Why does the nurse agree to help juliet marry romeo? By the way it's in act 2 scene 5. I can't find the answer. Thanks for your help

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    Thanks so much you really helped me.

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    Sorry my name was "Sam" I switched my name sorry about that by the way.

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    Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.

    Montague: Alas! my liege, my wife is dead to-night;
    Grief of my son’s exile hath stopp’d her breath.
    What further woe conspires against mine age?

    What is the best paraphrase of the underlined text?

    What other pain must I suffer through as I get older?
    What is the reason only older people experience pain?
    What does getting older have to do with suffering?
    What has caused me to feel as if I am getting older?

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    Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.

    Prince: A glooming peace this morning with it brings;
    The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head:
    Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things:
    Some shall be pardon’d, and some punished:
    For never was a story of more woe
    Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.

    Which words best help the reader understand the tone of the play’s conclusion? Check all that apply.


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    sad,sorrow, morning

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    sad woe

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