Through this development, his expressions sound more genuine rather than like a poem learned by rote. He tells her it is worth the risk. The Nurse and Juliet exit the scene. Like Romeo, Juliet is grieved to hear such news and she cries "My only love sprung from my only hate. He says that Juliet teaches the "torches to burn bright.
At this point Romeo reveals himself, shocking Juliet. These conflicting images of love and violence ominously anticipate the play's conclusion when the deaths of Romeo and Juliet "win" the end of the feud. Then Benvolio and Romeo enter the scene. Benvolio asks Lord Montague if he knows what is troubling his son, but he has no answer.
Scene 4 Scene 4 Takes place in a street. Romeo decides he should leave as well, but first he stops to speak at least a word to Juliet. How to cite this article: Shakespeare elevates Romeo's language as he elevates Romeo's love for Juliet.
When Blthasar is gone Romeo enters the tomb.
At the masquerade, servants bustle, complain, and save a little marzipan for themselves. She asks what time tomorrow she should send a messenger, and he replies at nine in the morning. The servant leaves the scene. He asks a servant who she is.
She wishes he belonged to any family other than the Montagues, so that they would not have to worry about the feud between their families.
Romeo enters the scene reminiscing about a dream which he believes portends his reuniting with Juliet. She tells him that he can swear on his life because he is like a god to her. His soliloquy goes on to describe how he sees her walk out onto the balcony and lean on her hand.
It is not long before they see Abraham and Balthasar and make a plan to anger them into starting a fight. Friar John enters the scene calling out to Friar Laurance who then enters the scene. He says that Juliet teaches the "torches to burn bright.
But as he attempts to keep the peace, Tybalt, nephew to Lord Capulet, comes upon the scene and demands to duel with the passive young Benvolio. Their entire first conversation is an intertwined fourteen line sonnet, in which they develop a complicated religious metaphor that Romeo guides into a first kiss, and which Juliet guides toward a second.
It is Juliet's nurse, who has been searching the house for her mistress. The Friar offers Juliet a remedy — a sleeping potion that she is to take on Wednesday night, the evening before the wedding. The Prince then fines both the houses and tells everyone that the death of Romeo and Juliet should be a lesson to all that peace has brought to heavy of a price.
Tybalt tells him that he knows Romeo is in the house.
Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Notes. Act 1 Prologue Summary of the play Setting: Verona, Italy Old argument between two families causes fights/riots.
Analysis Act 2, Scene 2 The interaction and conflict of night and day is raised to new levels within the second act. Benvolio states that, "Blind is his love, and best befits the dark" (), in reference to Romeo's passion. Autumn Cook Mrs. Schaeffer/ Mrs. Lavie English 9 Period 1 11 November Summary of Act I of “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” In Scene I, Samson and Gregory are saying how much they hate the.
The prologue and this first meeting between R and J are both in sonnet form.
The play links the prologue's theme of fate with R and J's love from the first instant through this. Free summary and analysis of Act 1, Scene 1 in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet that won't make you snore. We promise. R & J Act II quiz 1 - Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.
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