Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2

Claire Getchell
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Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2
1 "Romeo- Juliet is the sun. / Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon"
1.1 Symbolism of the sun is used as Romeo compares Juliet to the sun.
1.2 Juliet is bright, perfect, life giving, and other worldly
2 "Romeo- Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven, / ...,do entreat her eyes,"
2.1 Romeo's comparison of Juliet's eyes to the stars continue the idea of her beauty being other worldly
3 "Romeo- O speak again, bright angel,"
3.1 Heavenly imagery created continues Juliet's beauty.
3.2 Foreshadows Juliet's death.
4 "Juliet- O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? / Deny thy father and refuse thy name; / Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, / And I'll no longer be a Capulet"
4.1 Juliet is unaware of Romeo's prescense
4.2 Juliet admits her feelings towards Romeo.
4.3 This includes asking why his name is Romeo, followed by stating her intentions of marriage.
5 "Juliet- In truth, fair Montague, I am too fond,"
5.1 Romeo makes himself aware to Juliet and she admits that she likes him a great deal.
6 "Juliet- I have no joy of this contract tonight, / It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden, / Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be"
6.1 Violent, unpredictable imagery is used to describe the love between Romeo and Juliet.
6.2 The speed of their romance ironically hits upon the flaw of their relationship.
6.3 Juliet's hesitation also highlights on the speed of their relationship.
7 "Juliet- What satisfaction canst thou have tonight? Romeo- Th'exchange of thy love's faithful vow for mine Juliet- I gave thee mine before thou didst request it;"
7.1 Romeo tries to show Juliet how serious he is about their relationship is by proposing to her.
8 "Juliet- My bounty is as boundless as the sea, / My love as deep; the more I give to thee / The more I have, for both are infinite"
8.1 Juliet matches Romeo's lyrical language as she accepts his proposal.
8.2 Sea imagery is used to describe how her love is deep and never ending like the sea.
9 "Juliet- Yet I should kill thee with much cherishing / ...Parting is such sweet sorrow,"
9.1 Romeo's death is foreshadowed.
9.2 Shakespeare uses an oxymoron as they part which helps to describe the joy and bitterness of saying goodbye to a loved one.

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