Mercutio then begins one of the most famous speeches from any Shakespeare play when he begins speaking about Queen Mab. Mercutio, a brilliant punster and shaper of imagery, uses his way with words to criticize the stupidity of the feuding families and the folly of blind passion.
There is thy gold, worse poison to men's souls, Doing more murders in this loathsome world, Than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell. They responded only to the pressure of the moment.
Meanwhile, Friar Lawrence arrives and asks Balthasar to enter the tomb with him. Juliet agrees to stand still while Romeo eliminates his sin through her lips, but Juliet then realizes that his sin is now in her mouth. Although selling poison is against the law, Romeo pays the Apothecary so well that the Apothecary decides that the funds are worth the risk and provides Romeo with the poison.
We have nothing in England which corresponds to this scene, and no monument or vault in which such scenes as this could be exhibited" Friar Lawrence urges Romeo to compose himself, to visit Juliet that night, but to be certain to return before dawn and leave for Mantua. The day of the marriage has been decided; it will be Thursday.
Your choice is your family or love. Go hence, to have, accompanying me hence, in order that we may have. Her husband is older than she—many years older, according to the implication of words spoken by Lady Capulet. Capulet assumes that Juliet will obey him, and he tells Paris that they will be married on Thursday.
These causes are wittily ridiculed in A. Do you think they hate each other because of the familial feud, or do you think there is a larger reason? Psychoanalytic critics see signs of repressed childhood trauma in Romeo's love for Rosaline. That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Anon, suddenly; see note on ii. Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is!
Fortunately, Romeo and Benvolio wander by at that moment and Romeo reads the list aloud. A just-secretly-married Romeo enters.
Then the two can live out the rest of their days together in Mantua. Juliet will pretend to agree with the marriage to make her family happy. All the while Juliet deals with Paris diplomatically, but keeps him uncertain and at arms-length. That, so bedecked, ornate, and gay, Comes this way, sailing Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound for the isles of Javan or Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving," etc.
Finally, the Prince of Verona intervenes, threatening the citizens with torture unless they disband.Rosaline (/ ˈ r ɒ z əl ɪ n, -iː n /) is an unseen character and niece of Lord Capulet in William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet ().
Although silent, her role is important. Romeo is at first deeply in love with Rosaline and expresses his dismay at her not loving him back. Romeo first spots Juliet while trying to catch a glimpse of Rosaline at a gathering hosted by the Capulet.
Friar Laurence is a fictional character in William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. Read the lines from Act II, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet. - 1. Log in Join now 1. Log in Join now College. English. 5 points Read the lines from Act II, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.
Rosaline is the source of Romeo’s pain. Benvolio and Mercutio cannot find Romeo. Tybalt is a /5(4). Verona is home to two feuding noble houses, the Montagues and the Capulets. In response to the constant brawling between members of these families, the Prince of Verona has issued an edict that will impose a death sentence on anyone caught dueling.
Back to Romeo and Juliet, Scenes Explanatory Notes for Act 5, Scene 3 From Romeo and palmolive2day.com K. Deighton.
London: Macmillan. _____ Stage Direction. A churchyard. "It is clear that Shakespeare, or some writer whom he followed, had in mind the churchyard of Saint Mary the Old in Verona, and the monument of the Scaligers which stood in it.
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