The play has survived for centuries because of not only its captivating storyline but also its stirring phraseology. The sentence Capulet says shows how kind he is to his daughter;. A simile is a direct comparison of two objects using connectivewords such as like, than, so, as, or one of the many otherconnective words. Imagery is visually descriptive language which often uses figures of speech such as metaphors, similes, personification, oxymorons and others. Thus, without being aware of it, Romeo foreshadows his own death. However, both these adults offer advice that seems strangely out of place given the circumstances of the play. Her remark about how unpleasing the lark is mirrors the bitter situation that she and Romeo are in.
Summary In the streets of Verona another brawl breaks out between the servants of the feuding noble families of Capulet and Montague. The primary scene I will explore is when Romeo and Juliet develop their relationship and have the first and last truly happy scene in the play. Romeo Aside : Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this? A metaphor is A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another. Romeo passionately exclaims that if his marriage to Juliet would result in his death, he would still unflinchingly opt for the marriage, since he fervently believes that death is a small price compared to the agonizing separation from his beloved. Finally, Shakespeare continues to explore the contrasts that he introduced in Act I, particularly the disparity between night and day or darkness and light. This passionate admission of Romeo, later on, proves to be true during the tomb scene when after mistakenly perceiving Juliet as dead, Romeo opts for self-destruction and succumbs to an untimely death.
Of course the language is different, but the order of the words is really what's important. After the stabbing, he declares: 'A plague o' both your houses! In the case of Romeo and Juliet, the characters must accept their unique identities and transcend their family names in order to experience the purest kind of love. While poison has a literal purpose in the play, it's also a symbol. I think that he acted very stupid because no one is going to get married without know that person as well they have to, to get married. Romeo arrives and confesses his new love for Juliet.
He says: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. Though their secret romance puts at risk, their passion drives them to meet, regardless of the danger. It is a gruesome image, but no less effective. While musing on the beneficence of the Earth, he demonstrates a deep knowledge of the properties of the plants he collects. Mercutio teases the Nurse, insinuating that she is a harlot, thus infuriating her.
Friar Laurence acts as Romeo's confidante, and the Nurse advises Juliet. Juliet is seeing things as though she is on a bed, seeing the curtains close about her, bringing the dark in which the acts of love are performed. Mercutio and Tybalt are about to fight when Romeo enters. The Nurse calls Juliet a second time, and she exits. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are two young kids who fall in love.
But Romeo sees in her the promise of bright warm love, far more beautiful than the pale, chaste light of the moon. Compare the imagery of the sun rising in the Balcony Scene to the imagery of the sun rising in this scene. Act 3 takes place in Verona and Mercutio and Benvolio are discussing the hot day and the possibility of a quarrel of the two families. The hate between the two families turns the love between Romeo and Juliet into something that is deadly. This highlights the difference in there characters and personality as, regardless of both of them being as head over heels in love with each other, Romeo has a far more flamboyant and beautifying way of expressing himself; whereas Juliet is still just really as cautious young girl. Images of poison that represent death play a major role in Shakespeare's play. Romeo answers that , but Benvolio replies that at Capulet's feast he maids that will make Romeo consider Rosaline just ordinary.
Light and dark imagery applies to situations as well. There are many instances of symbolism in Romeo and Juliet. In William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare uses images of poison and death to create moods of death and sorrow. Therefore, according to Friar Lawrence, poison is not intended to be used only for evil purposes. Leonardo DiCaprio played him in the 1996 Baz Luhrman movie. Finally, Shakespeare introduces the contrast between silver and gold in this act through his use of imagery. Humans have long been in awe of bright, dazzling astronomical objects like the meteors, stars, and sun that the lovers mention.
The Sun and the Moon Curiously, Romeo chooses to compare Juliet to the sun, while Juliet compares Romeo to the moon. Another instance of symbolism in Romeo and Juliet is when the love between Romeo and Juliet is used as a symbol of religion. A little later, Romeo asks himself what would happen if two stars traded places with Juliet's eyes. But while the friar appears to embody all these good qualities that are often associated with religion, he is also an unknowing servant of fate: all of his plans go awry and create the misunderstandings that lead to the final tragedy. Shakespeare also implies that when people fall in love, they can grow. He is from the Elizabethan era. One of them is to married Romeo.