This writing assignment can be used at the end of Act II or Act III in Romeo and Juliet. Students are asked to imagine that the Capulets have discovered the Nurse's role in getting Romeo and Juliet together. They must write a dialogue among the Nurse and the two Capulets in which the Nurse must defend her actions.
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