Thou art thyself, though not a Montague. Utter your gravity o'er a gossip's bowl; For here we need it not. If your love is honorable and you want to marry me, send me word tomorrow. The thoughts and feelings of Romeo and Juliet are conveyed through metaphors, enriching the reading or performance of the play. Scene 2 — Meanwhile, Juliet impatiently waits for Romeo to arrive so they can enjoy honeymoon festivities. He goes to the apothecary and buys poison. O, for a falconer's voice, To lure this tassel-gentle back again! Scene 4— Lord Capulet agrees to a marriage between Juliet and Paris.
Or if thou thinkest I am too quickly won, I'll frown, and be perverse, and say thee nay, 100 So thou wilt woo; but else, not for the world. And it is in the form of this last area of Rosaline that I conjure you, Romeo, to appear. Here, Juliet constructs an image of a spoiled child playing with a pet bird. She is torn between what she should do with what she wants to do. So Romeo would, were he not Romeo called, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title.
Romeo is banish'd; and all the world to nothing, That he dares ne'er come back to challenge you; Or, if he do, it needs must be by stealth. Notes on Romeo and Juliet Juliet appears above at a window stage direction. My husband is on earth, my faith in heaven; How shall that faith return again to earth, Unless that husband send it me from heaven By leaving earth? Scene 2 — Lawrence finds out that his letter never made it to Romeo in Mantua. Initially, Juliet thinks Romeo has been killed. Romeo, doff thy name; And for that name, which is no part of thee, 50 Take all myself. As sweet repose and rest Come to thy heart as that within my breast!. Scene 2 — Romeo sneaks into the Capulet orchard we call this stalking.
Referring back to the previous paragraph, bubble around Juliet distorts her view on Romeo, the view she was forced to accept by her family; now Romeo is in the same bubble so she can see clearly; the nurse then comes and pierces this bubble revealing this act of rebellion. Are there shared lines or couplets? Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid art far more fair than she: Be not her maid, since she is envious: Her vestal livery is but sick and green And none but fools do wear it, cast it off. Look thou but sweet, And I am proof against their enmity. See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! His vocabulary was the largest of any writer, at over twenty-four thousand words. Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven, 15 Having some business, do entreat her eyes To twinkle in their spheres till they return. I am no pilot; yet, wert thou as far As that vast shore washed with the farthest sea, I should adventure for such merchandise. It is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face.
Look thou but sweet, And I am proof against their enmity. Various emendations have also been proposed, but Staunton's explanation seems to me quite satisfactory. I am afeard, Being in night, all this is but a dream, Too flattering sweet to be substantial. But, instead: I'll say goodbye to good manners! In other words, if he wants to marry her, he should propose. Distortion is a theme conveyed throughout the Act 2 Scene 2; in fact the whole play could be viewed as a distortion. Stay but a little, I will come again. And yet I wish but for the thing I have: My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite.
Coincidentally, Richard leased land from Robert Arden, Shakespeare's maternal grandfather. Suddenly Juliet appears in the window above. The Fryer and Romeo exit the scene. This rapid engagement and marriage could be seen as more evidence of the backwards world created by their parent's feud. This could suggest that Juliet has succeeded in educating her lover, and Romeo's love is now grounded in reality instead of part of a poetic discourse about love. Call out to her blind son--you know him--that young old-wise-man Cupid, the one who shot his arrow into King Cophetua and made him fall in love with the beggar girl. O gentle Romeo, If thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully.
I should have been more strange, I must confess, But that thou overheard'st, ere I was ware, My true love's passion: therefore pardon me, And not impute this yielding to light love, Which the dark night hath so discovered. Juliet characterizes the bitter sweet nature of her tragic love in one of the most iconic lines in this play. Nurse Marry, I will; and this is wisely done. However, they are also fragile, vulnerable, and delicate. Call me but love, and I'll be new baptiz'd; Henceforth I never will be Romeo. Friar Laurence and Romeo enter the scene with the fryer telling Romeo marrying so quickly is a mistake.
What if her eyes were there, they in her head? Oh, noble Romeo, if you really love me, say it in truth. Romeo casts this advice aside. They often highlight the themes of light and dark, day and night, or beauty and love. Then, since the case so stands as now it doth, I think it best you married with the county. It connotes overcoming a great obstacle.
Art thou not Romeo, and a Montague? The brightness of her cheek would shame those stars As daylight doth a lamp; her eyes in heaven 20 Would through the airy region stream so bright That birds would sing and think it were not night. In the film there is little bird imagery displayed. It was common for past cultures to explain the celestial objects with myths as there was very little understanding about them. Records show that Richard worked on several different farms which he leased from various landowners. Day begins to break over the orchard and Romeo exits the scene.
She speaks yet she says nothing: what of that? Juliet then leaps out of the water. Scene 5 Scene 5 takes place in Capulet's Orchard. Look how she leans her cheek against her hand. In truth, beautiful Montague, I like you too much, which might make it seem as if I am overly silly and flirtatious. Romeo begins speaking about how beautiful she is.