Question: What are the Nurse's most important dramatic functions?
Answer:I. She is a Link-Person. She brings together, dramatically connects, the hero and heroine.
II. She is the embodiment of humor. Her sparkling, cynical, audacious sallies contrast with the tragic in the play.
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