Romeo and Juliet quotes and analyses

‘This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, may prove a beauteous flower when we next meet.’-Juliet Imagery- connect nature and the seasons when talking about love.Metaphor- compares their love to a bud which has begun to ripen into a beautiful flower. In this way Juliet suffuses that love is a natural wonder which, like a flower, is strengthened and made more beautiful with the passing of time. She suggest that it would be better that her and Romeo wait for the flower to blossom.
‘It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon’- Romeo Comparing the sun and the moon, the moon is jealous of the sun(Juliet) because of its beauty and brightness. The sun lightens the whole sky but the moon cannot. (only Juliet can lighten Romeo himself) Romeo thinks the moon as a sick and green feature, describing the moon as an envious creature.
‘Who is already sick and pale with grief ‘- Romeo Shows Romeo sees the moon as his pain. Romeo says that Juliet should kill the mo0n, such as the pain in his heart, Juliet brings him happiness.
‘Is the day so young?’- Romeo Romeo can’t wait until night that he could hide and wonder around. He loves a girl named Rosaline and speaks in a poetry way showing his sadness and disappointment about the fighting. Romeo also uses rhyme to talk about his lover.
‘Lady, by yonder blessed moon I vow’- Romeo Uses language connected to the moon and human senses.
‘My name, dear saint, is harmful to myself, because it is an enemy to thee; Had I written, I would tear the world’-Romeo This shows he loves Juliet more than his family. -He’s selfish and forgets about his responsibilities towards his family.-Emotional -Romantic-He’s young and foolish-Hates his family name, showing he doesn’t care about his family nor his name.
‘I have night’s cloak to hide me from their eyes, and but thou love me, let them find me here; My life were better ended by their hate, than death prorogued, wanting of thy love.’ -Romeo -Unrealistic-Bold-Blinded by love-Selfish-Passionate-Single-minded
‘With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls. for stony limits cannot hold love out’- Romeo Romeo is dramatic and exaggerating the love he has for Juliet, he’s young and naive, has strong emotions. -Hyperbole-Fanciful-Unrealistic
‘The orchard walls are high and hard to climd, and the place death, considering who thou art, if any of my kinsmen find thee here.’-Juliet -Cares about Romeo-Cautious-Careful
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive
Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say ‘Ay’; And I will take thy word; yet if thou swear’st, thou mayst prove fall: at lovers’ perjuries they say Jove laughs . O gentle Romeo rhetorical question shows how Juliet
O swear not by the moon, h’inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb, lest that thy love prove likewise variable. using the moon again to present her thoughts for Romeo and her love towards him
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive
Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say ‘Ay’; And I will take thy word; yet if thou swear’st, thou mayst prove fall: at lovers’ perjuries they say Jove laughs . O gentle Romeo
O swear not by the moon, h’inconstant moon, that monthly
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive
Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say ‘Ay’; And I will take thy word; yet if thou swear’st, thou mayst prove fall: at lovers’ perjuries they say Jove laughs . O gentle Romeo
O swear not by the moon, h’inconstant moon, that monthly
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive
Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say ‘Ay’; And I will take thy word; yet if thou swear’st, thou mayst prove fall: at lovers’ perjuries they say Jove laughs . O gentle Romeo
O swear not by the moon, h’inconstant moon, that monthly
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive
Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say ‘Ay’; And I will take thy word; yet if thou swear’st, thou mayst prove fall: at lovers’ perjuries they say Jove laughs . O gentle Romeo
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush repaint my cheek-Juliet -honest-self-conscious-timid-naive

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