- n. figuratively A member or citizen of the family, party, or country of the wife in a Romeo and Juliet couple.
- Surname of the heroine Juliet's family in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (Wiktionary)
“But he sent his four kids, his four boys, one of whom was perhaps his favorite child, Quentin Roosevelt, whose very poignant love story with Flora Whitney is a kind of Capulet and Montague story, I guess you could say, because of Theodore Roosevelt's well-known distaste for those he called the male-factors of great wealth; that is, the plutocrats whom he really despised because they had done, he felt, nothing with their lives.”
“Do you see how important the word "Capulet" is becoming to us, in its main idea?”
“The Master Chorale as a whole, and its division into several parts, showed itself to good effect as well: the Capulet men singing farewells after the ball, the combined forces intoning the funeral chant at Juliet's funeral, the warring clans in an agitated fugato at the tomb of the two lovers, and finally the combined oaths of reconciliation between the families.”
“But Goold reminds us that Romeo and Juliet are the products of a violent culture: even the wives of the rival houses brawl in the marketplace, and Richard Katz's Capulet is an insane hysteric who at one point seems perfectly ready to murder his daughter.”
“When a young American (Amanda Seyfried) travels to the city of Verona, home of the star-crossed lover Juliet Capulet of Romeo and Juliet fame, she joins a group of volunteers who respond to letters to Juliet seeking advice about love.”
“How stupid would you have to be to ask Juliet Capulet for love advice?”
“The spark of romance is obvious between the two applicants, even with their warring family members, like a space-age Capulet versus Montague saga.”
“This animated feature tells the tale of two next door neighbors -- Montague and Capulet -- who are at war, and so are their garden gnomes, who come alive in some mystical way, while their human counterparts are thoroughly unaware of this miniature society.”
“I've given Juliet a mother, Lady Capulet, and I've identified Romeo's parents. . .”
“The tale of feuding Montague and Capulet gnomes featuring the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt bagged a respectable $25.5-million to finish third this weekend, according to boxofficemojo.com.”
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