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The Capulet family is one of pride and high social standing It consists ofLord and Lady Capulet their young daughter Juliet and their kinsman Tybalt They have a nurse as well who has taken care if Juliet since she was born They get along quite well yet like all families they have their differences However one thing that happens frequently when two members of thefamily disagree on something is that usually someone gives in to theirsuperior regardless if they agree or not One example is when Romeo showsup at the Capulets party uninvited and Tybalt wants to throw him out LordCapulet objects to this by saying He shall be enduredI say he shallAm I themaster here or you For a little bit Tybalt argues but he very soon backsdown and lets Capulet have his wayPerhaps the reason why this happens is because the inferior person issomewhat intimidated by the superior This intimidation that some of thecharacters produce on each other shows that there is not a great deal ofcommunication in the family Throughout Act I there were several moreexamples of characters yielding to others and not standing up for what theybelieve For instance when Lady Capulet brought up the idea of Juliet marryingParis Juliet just went along with the concept even though that was possibly notwhat she wanted An even more significant instance of such a thing occurring is the factthat Juliet feared to tell her parents that she had fallen in love with Romeo aMontague She knew that if she informed them of how she felt they would getangry and maybe disown her just because of their hate for all MontaguesThat is another of the Capulet familys flaws They are rathernarrow-minded because of their continuing senseless conflict with theMontagues Both households are of equal fault in this case but that onlyproves that the two families are alike in that way Even still if the Capuletsbelieve that they truly are the more dignified they
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