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Romeo and Juliet

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Ironic Statement about Death

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Capulet's description of death as being his "son-in-law" and "heir" is ironic. Which of the following is NOT a reason why?

A

Juliet is his only child.

B

She is not really dead.

C

We know that she is only pretending, but he does not.

D

It is connected to the tragic ending of the play.

E

He had threatened to let her die if she did not marry Paris.