Short Summary / Biography:
The Nurse has cared for Juliet since she was a baby, and she loves Juliet very much.
Likewise, Juliet cares deeply for her nurse. The two have a very strong bond, and Juliet relies upon the nurse for guidance and trusts her with her secrets (she does not share a relationship like this with her mother, Lady Capulet).
The nurse is initially supportive of Juliet's romance with Romeo, and she helps Juliet by taking messages to him. She is present at their wedding.
The nurse is a brash and long-winded character, and is often considered to be the comic relief in the play.