In the play Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare reveals a complex character, Juliet, who has a multifaceted personality. Even so, the essence of Juliet's identify is her youth. Her inexperience gives her a lovable freshness. This is first demonstrated in the famous balcony scene when she is talking to herself. Her question, "What's in a name?" suggests a very childlike quality. It's her way of paraphrasing the question, "Why?" Children often ask this question without even
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whom we can identify with. She is like a precious gem, still being refined and polished into a mature adult. That dear imperfection is something we all can relate to. The audience connects with that and for them, she isn't just a fictitious role in an imaginary world. Shakespeare's mastery comes from not only the beautiful poetry or prose, but from his ability to reach out and the touch the audience with characters like Juliet.