Romeo And Juliet- LOVE

‘But soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!’- Act 2 Scene 2 Romeo loves Juliet, words of adoration, compares Juliet to a sunrise, his language associates Juliet to light reflecting the warmth in her love and her presence.
‘Parting is such sweet sorrow’- Act 2 Scene 2 Parting is sweet as next time they meet will be their wedding day.
”Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptised; Henceforth I never will be Romeo.’- Act 2 Scene 2 Romeo shows he’s willing to give up anything for Juliet. Sacrifice of his name mirrors his later sacrifice, his life. They both realise later their love comes at a higher price.
‘with love’s light wings did I o’oer perch these walls.’ – Act 2 Scene 2 Juliet gave Romeo wings and courage to sneak into her presence, shows her love strengthens him and his confidence.
‘Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sights; Being purified, a fire sparkling in loves eyes; Being vexed a sea nourish’d with lovers tear’ – Act 1 Scene 1 smoke clears causes lovers eyes to sparkle, the smoke being stirred up creates a sea of tears in lovers eyes. Shakespeare suggest that love can be source of great happiness or great sadness depending on how it is handled.FORESHADOWED TO BE AN IMPORTANT THEME
‘Give me my Romeos and i shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars,”that all the world will be in love with night”and pay no worship to the garish sun’- Act 3 Scene 2 constellation of Romeos face will make the sky so beautiful that the whole world will fall in love with the night and no one will worship the bright sun. Subverts the lightness of love normally.
‘this bud of love, by summers ripening breath, may prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.’- Act 2 Scene 2 Juliet hopes their love flourishes.
‘O She doth teach the torches to burn bright.’ – Act 1 Scene 5 Juliet’s beauty is so great that she could teach torches to burn bright, beauty emits radiance that overpowers the bright light of a torch so she therefore teaches torches ow to burn.
‘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.’- Act 2 Scene 2 Love is so big they want to go against family name and give it up. Inner identity is love so it is the only thing that matters, love before family.
Is love a tender thing? it is too rough, too rude, too boisterous and it pricks like thorn’ Act 1 scene 4 dichotomy sums up loves opposing qualities, debating whether love is tender or rough- hes confused and forshadows loves danger

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