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Romeo and Juliet quotes
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"It is an honor that ..." - Juliet. Act 2 scene 2
"It is an honor that ...I dream not of"
P-Juliet doesn't want Paris and take the "honor " of his family name. This would denying society norms are marriage for business.
T- Abstract nouns
A1-She doesn't "dream .. of " it shows she's doesn't love him. And it can be seen as indirectly disrespectful as she's not letting not letting another man own her for her family honour .
A2-The abstract noun "honor" highlights the power her family would gain from the marriage further showing how Individualistic she is.
A3-The Patriarchal Society would trade away women for their family honor as man did own the family making Juliet in contract of society
"Deny thy father and ... "- Juliet. T - Act 2 scene 2
"Deny thy father and refuse thy name"
p-Juliet demands Romeo to "deny thy" and "refuse thy" telling him there love is stronger than any blood and how society can bully them around.
A1-"Refuse thy father" means to "refuse" the most power people in your life could also mean to fall out of the Patriarchal and go your on way.
A2-The noun "father" could symbolize how old man owned society and you had to fall under them.
A3-patrarchal older man had the most power whilst young people had the least could suggests Romeo to risk his power for her.
'O' I am ...'- Romeo. T - Act 3 scene 1
"'O' I am...fortune's fool!"
p-Romeo just killed Tybalt and feels hopeless after already losing someone
A1-Romeo feels that fate itself is targeting Romeo and he cant even take break.
A2-The personification of fortunes makes it seem like a bully ,clowning on Romeo.
A3violence was the trigger of Romeos downfall.
'Fire-ey'd fury .... ' - Romeo. - Act 3 scene 1
" Fire-ey'd fury be my conduct now!"
p-Romeo cant keep back his angry and it has consumed his very soul.
A1-eye were said to a opening to your soul meaning all Romeo wants now is pure destruction.
A2-"fire" could suggest his soul is burning like the souls in hell.
A3-violence was his only way to defend his family honor and was the only solution was this problem.
'For never was a story of more woe / .... ' - Prince. T - Act 5 scene 3
"For never was a story of more woe /Than this of Juliet and her Romeo"
p-Tells both families Juliet and Romeo was full of woe.
A1-Highlights the factor of them dying a meaningless death just for love and how their families pushed them away
A2-"woe" and "Romeo" shows how he felt lost when he felt Juliet was dead and killed himself
A3-Fate how they would "never" be a story of "more woe".
"She doth teach the torches to burn bright" - Romeo. T - -Act 1 Scene 5
"She doth teach the torches to burn bright"
p-Romeo is saying the beauty of her soul is like light how it takes away from his darkness with finding love.
A1-shes unique and can seem as bright in a room full of people. Could also foreshadowing her intelligent mind
A2-"teach" could suggest how much knowledge she ha s and "bright" could pick out the hope in things.
A3-Her brightness could be like a star to him further showing how it was fate for them to meet.
"What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate the word, ....." Tybalt
"What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate the word,as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee"
p-Tybalt hates the "Montagues" more than hell and the "talk of peace" showing his violent nature and no empathy towards the other family
A1-tybalt can never dream of peace with them
A2-"i hate the word" shows his peace feels bitter in his mouth .
A3-Showing the chaotic nature of violence and the over protection of family nature.
"Wisely and slow; ..."
; they stumble that run fast."
p-Tells Romeo not to be impulsive and use logic as their two hate each other and to first marriage Juliet.
T-foreshadowing and juxtaposition
A1-Friar Lawrence gives clues to Romeo about what will happen to him if he rushes his love. He juxtaposes the logical thing to do, take it 'slow' with the irrational thing to do: 'run fast with love
A2-The verb 'stumble' alludes to a sudden downfall due to carelessness. This is exactly what happens to Romeo and Juliet's love. However, the Friar is unaware that they will be stumbling into their early grave.
A3-In Elizabethan England, Friars were seen as God's messengers and acted as father figures to their constituents. Here, the Friar portrays this notion but his advice is ignored with great consequences.
"I defy you, ..."-romeo
"I defy you, stars!"
p-Romeos want to defy fate itself
A1-He will not fall into fate and let the star has the power
A2&A3-"star" In Elizabethans' time they thought the stars and the controlled and mapped out your fate.
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose, ..."Juliet Act5 scene
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose,by any other word would smell as sweet."
p-Juliet doesn't judge based on family name on personality
T- rhetorical question
A1-She tells us a good person isnt based on their family a name its just based on who they are and it doesnt matter what you call them.
A2&A3-"name" highlights how much family names effected her life and how it wasn't so black and white how it was more gray
"A plague o' both
your houses!" mercutio
' Death is my son-in-law,... '- Lord Capulet. - Act 4 scene 5
"Death is my son-in-law,Death is my heir"
A1- The personification
highlights the embodiment of death that has been placed in his life.
A2-The repetition of "my" acts pathway to show the personal connection into his life and the "son -in-law","heir" acts to further semantic field of personal impact as heir is his future and "son-in-law" is likely to be his further future.
A3-Families classes matter at lot and not being able to further increase your bloodline and further impower you r families proved your family honor.
"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs..." romeo
Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes;
These violent delights have violent ends,...
...,And in their triumph die; like fire and powder,Which, as they kiss, consume: the sweetest honey
Eyes, look your last!...
Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O youThe doors of breath, seal with a righteous kissA dateless bargain to engrossing death!—Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavoury guide!
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