Romeo and Juliet is most probably one of the best know love stories of all time. Many people do not realise, at first glance, how effectively tragic it is. William Shakespeare had to convince very early on how much Romeo and Juliet actually are in love. this essay will examine how this is achieved, with particular reference to Act 1 Scene 5, in which Romeo and Juliet first meet at the masked ball and Act2 Scene 2 during which Romeo and Juliet agree to marry each other over Juliet's balcony. 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.
When the star-crossed lovers first encounter Romeo delivers a soliloquy, this reveals his inner thoughts to the audience. In this Romeo describes Juliet ‘as a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear’ this means that she stands out amongst a crowd; he also expresses that she is a dove amongst a flock of crows. In the soliliquey he does nothing but compliment Juliet and he appearance. Juliet is presented initially as a polite and courteous young lady however during the scene she is quite flirtatious with Romeo. After she has kissed Romeo she says to her nurse “if he be married, my grave is like to be my wedding bed.” This shows her maturity as she is making a very strong decision here however it also shows her
On their first meeting, “Kamala smiled and played with her fan… and thereupon Kamala laughed aloud” (Hesse 44). Her smiles and laughter represent her knowledge of love and sex that she passes on to Siddhartha. In this case, they do not represent enlightenment, but destiny because she was meant to be his lover and teacher and guide through Samsara. Yet, as Siddhartha falls deeper into Samsara, he becomes unhappy and finally leaves. He only finds himself happy again after he attempts suicide.
When Malvolio enters he is enthusiastic ' Sweet lady, ho ho!' so you can imagine him rushing into her, and the physical comedy of him being dressed in the tight, cross gartered yellow stockings would create comedy. Aswell as the way this isn't what Olivia is prepared for, so seeing
Characters are also created throughout the chapter. The frivolous nature of the community is suggested by Austen in chapter 3. For instance, Sir William is said to have thought Mr Bingley to be ‘young, wonderfully handsome ... and meant to be at the next assembly with a large party’. Lady Lucas recounts this to some of the more eager Bennet daughters; and then the narrator comments that ‘to be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love’. On stating that dancing is a ‘certain step to falling in love’, the narrator can clearly be seen to satirize, and take on the persona of characters who would anticipate ‘the next assembly’ – namely Sir William, Lady Lucas, Mrs Bennett, Lydia and Catherine.
When Romeo is at the masked ball, his love for Rosaline seems to disappear, and jumps straight onto Juliet. Similarly,
Tybalt and the nurse are friends and Anita is Riff’s girlfriend. Friar Lawrence and Doc were the only adults that knew about star-crossed lovers. Paris and Chino both are in love with the two main female characters. Romeo and Juliet meet at a party at the Capulet’s mansion. Maria and Tony meet at a school dance.
That, or he was just trying to impress her with his vocabulary and witty charm. By talking her up so much, he also brought forward the point that he believed her to be too good for him. Examples of his flattery include: “See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O, that I were a glove upon that hand, that I might touch that cheek,” showing his love and wanting to be with her. Another one is: “Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven, having some business, do entreat her eyes to twinkle in their spheres till they return.
Joel Barish is a confused and stunned young man who swept off his feet by a romance that takes him to places he never dreamt of going. But it is Clementine I-don’t-know-what-her-surname-is-because-it’s-confusing’s first-rate performance that gives this creative story its spark and flavour. This attractive woman displays a collection of moods to match her ever-changing hair color, and she loves doing wild and crazy things. An added value to the drama is that it gives us a fresh appreciation of the rare and wonderful gift of our memory as storage of innumerable magnificence. It all started with the confused and distressed Joel Barish’s awakening in his apartment.
Titania does not truly feel this way; she only does under the spell of Puck’s trick. This infatuation blinds her and causes her to fall in love with Bottom, then, a human with a donkey’s head. Despite how ridiculous the situation is, it still causes her to be obsessive such that she makes certain Bottom is with her all the time. The infatuation was carefully planned by Puck, who made sure that Bottom would be the first creature Titania sees after he dabs the love-juice on her eyes. Bottom, for the sake of the trick, was unfortunately transformed into a human with an ass’ head.