How old is Juliet in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"?
#33904. Asked by asp. (May 18 03 9:13 AM)
Not quite fourteen at the beginning of the play. |
See Act 1, Sc 3:
Lady Capulet: She's not fourteen ....
Nurse: ....She's not fourteen. How long is it now to Lammastide?
Lady Capulet: A fortnight and odd days.
Nurse: Even or odd, of all days in the year,
Come Lammas Eve at night shall she be fourteen.
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