Capulet is the father of Juliet and the husband of Lady Capulet. He is fiery and interfering, but at the same time, he can be courteous, hospitable, and generous, as he appears at his party. Lord Capulet truly loves his daughter, though he is not well acquainted with Juliet’s thoughts or feelings and seems to think that what is best for her is Paris.
Act 1 Scene 1: ‘My sword, I say! Old Montague is come, And flourishes his blade in spite of me’
Act 1 Scene 2: ‘But Montague is bound as well as I, In penalty alike; and ’tis not hard, I think’
Act 3 Scene 4: ‘Sir Paris, I will make a desperate tender, Of my child’s love: I think she will be ruled…’
Act 5 Scene 3: ‘O heavens! O wife, look how our daughter bleeds! This dagger hath mista’en—for, lo, his house…’
Act 5 Scene 3: ‘O brother Montague, give me thy hand: This is my daughter’s jointure, for no more…’
Act 5 Scene 3: ‘As rich shall Romeo’s by his lady’s lie; Poor sacrifices of our enmity!’