When Romeo first sees Juliet, when the audience first see both Romeo and Juliet together, act 1 scene 5, lines 44-53, Romeo immediately speaks about Juliet in a blank verse with iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. Rhyming couplets are usually used to portray a character when they are feeling extremely emotional. This causes the reader to assume that Romeo has been suddenly shocked into love at first sight. The first line he states, “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!” also supports the audience's assumptions. The word “O” shows exactly how taken aback Romeo first is.
Shakespeare uses dramatic language to create a powerful impact on us, the readers. This is portrayed by the fact that Romeo is welcoming his unfortunate death in such a courageous way. “I have more care to stay that will to go, Come, death and welcome!” this also conveys a sense of innocence and playfulness in their marriage. However it is Juliet, who informs him that the bird “that sings so out of tune”, is a lark, not a nightingale and thus it are dawn and Romeo must flee. This image can also convey a sense of unease as we the audience understand the tragedy before it unfolds As Romeo hurries away, Juliet begs fate to bring him back to her quickly.
Romeo and Juliet Final Essay In the play Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare uses in-depth imagery to characterize Romeo Montague as an acutely hopeless romantic, as well as define him as a lost cause when lacking lust in his life. After Romeo reads an invitation to the Capulet’s House party, Benvolio suggests that they attend in hopes that there will be a more attractive lady than Rosaline that he could hit on. Romeo counters with, “One fairer than my love? The all-seeing sun/ Ne’er saw her match since first the world begun,” (I. ii. 99-100).
I will also use Baz Luhrmanns interpretation of the story as well as the original script to see how their love is distinguished towards the audience. Romeo is amazed at the beauty he sees in Juliet, this can be seen with the way he describes how pretty she is. He says ‘she doth teach the torches to burn bright! it seems she hangs on the cheek of night.’. With this, he is describing her as the only source of light in the room, or like a star in the night sky showing how he feels.
He is now angry with Tybalt and wants revenge. ‘Fire-eyed fury be my conduct now.’ Romeos change in mood is significant as it leads to the death of Tybalt and Romeo being banished . Shakespeare also uses dramatic irony to make Act 3 Scene 1 such an intense and significant scene. When Romeo refuses to fight Tybalt all the other characters are confused as to why. ‘Good Capulet, which name I tender as dearly as my own.’ The audience know the reason why Romeo won’t fight Tybalt, which is because Romeo and Juliet are now married.
“O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright. It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night, like a rich jewel on an Ethiop’s ear – beauty too rich for use, for earth to dear. So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows, as yonder lady over her fellows shows. The measure done, ill watch her place and stand, and, touching hers, make a blessed me rude hand. Did my heart love till now?
In Act 1, Scene 2, Romeo compares his thwarted love for Rosaline to ______________. Madness and imprisonment. 7. The Capulet servant approaches Romeo in Act 1, Scene 2 to ask him what? If Romeo can read.
Love is not a source of pleasure, love or joy. It is a source of pain and anguish. Romeo’s self-obsessed courtly love for Rosaline causes him deep sorrow. Romeo feels he cannot do anything while thinking about Roslaine; “ah me sad hows seem too long.” He cannot take his mind off her and time passes very slowly while he is thinking of her. This contrasts to where Romeo is with Juliet and time passes very quickly.
His reaction in Act I scene iv shows that Juliet's appearance greatly affects him “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night. As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear-. Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear!”(act I, scene iv, 45-48) He says to himself, "Did my heart love til now? "(act I, scene iv, 53) Romeo quickly decides that he is in love with Juliet even though he has not yet spoken to her.
He was someone who saw that there was more to life then hatred. He states, “Here’s much to do with hatred but more with loves” (Act I, Scene 1, line 165) He knows that the fight is serious foolishness. (line 168) However, Romeo lets the force of illusionary love take hold of him which causes this young intelligent mind not to function to its full potential. From the very beginning of the play, before he even meets Juliet, he gives in to illusionary love with