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What dramatic irony is there in the fact that Mercutio tries to "conjure" Romeo by talking about Rosaline?
Mercutio is trying to make Romeo mad by talking about Rosaline because he thinks Romeo still likes her when we all know that Romeo loves Juliet.
Can I go forward when my heart is here? Turn back, dull earth, and find thy center out.
It is my lasy! O, it is my love! O, that she knew she were!
What man art thou, thus bescreened in night, So stumblest on my counsel?
My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words Of thy tongue's uttering, yet I know the sound.
I should have been more strange, I must confess, But that thou overheard'st, ere I was ware, My truelove passion. Therefore pardon me
Why, is not this better now than groaning for love? Now art though sociable, now art though Romeo; now art thou what thou art, by art as well as by nature. For
O, wilt thou leave me so unsatisfied?
O blessed, blessed night! I am afeard, Being in night, all this is but a dream, Too flattering-sweet to be substantial.
A thousand times the worse, to want thy light! Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.
Be plain, good son, and homely in thy drift. Riddling confession finds but riddling shrift.
Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here! Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear, So soon forsaken? Young men's love then lies
In one respect I'll thy assistant be;For this alliance may be so happy prove To turn your households' rancor to pure love.
Pardon, good Mercution. My business was great, and in such a case as mine a man may strain courtesy.
Alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead: stabbed with a white wench's black eye; run thgouh the ear with a love song; the very pin of his heart cleft with the
What she bid me say, I will keep to myself; but first let me tell ya, if ye should lead her in a fool's paradise, as they say, it were a very gross kind of behavior, as they say; for the gentlewoman is young; and therefore, if you should deal double with her, truly it were an ill thing to be off'red to any gentlewoman, and very weak dealing.
Bid her devise Some means to come shrift this afternoon; And there she shall at Friar Lawrence' cell Be shrived and married. Here is for thy plant.
Is your man secret? Did you ne'er hear say, Two may keep counsel, putting one away?
Is thy news good or bad? Answer to that. Say either, and I'll stay the circumstance. Let me be satisfied, is't good or bad?
These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder which, as they kiss, consume. The sweetest honey
For by your leaves you shall not stay alone Till Holy Church incorporate two in one
In scene i, why does Romeo decide not to go home?
Because Juliet, his love, is still at the party and he does not want to part from her while she is in there.
What does Romeo compare Juliet to when he beings speaking about her?
The sun
What does Romeo say will happen if the stars in the sky decided to come in Juliet's eyes and her eyes replace the stars?
The brightness of her cheeck would shame those stars as daylight doth a lamp. Her eyes in heaven would through the airy region stream so bright that birds would sing and think it were not night.
Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face; else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheeck for that which thou hast heard me speak tonight. Means what?
The darkness is hiding her cheeks blushing from what Romeo just heard her say.
Where is Romeo headed at the end of scene ii and why?
To go see the Friar for help and to tell about his good fortune.
Tis almost morning I would have thee gone- and yet no farther than a wanton's bird, that lets it hop a little from his hand, like a poor prisoner in his twisted gyves, and with a silken thread plucks it back again, so loving-jealous of his liberty.
It's almost morning and your'd be gone if you did not keep going and then coming right back so quickly like a child letting free his bird and then catching it again.
At the beginning of scene iii, what does friar lawrence notice about romeo?
He's in the same clothes as yesterday; therefore, he must not have slept last night. He also looks very happy.
Why doesn't the Friar believe that romeo's affection for juliet is real when he first learns about it?
Because he was just in love with Rosaline and the friar is wondering how romeo can so quickly jump from one love to another and it be true love.
women may fall when there's no strength in men
men are so much the support that women need, that whenever men go down so do the women. because in these times, men are considered the strength and so strong and just at the top ranking and women are seen as low on the social status.
what does romeo tell friar about his love for rosaline being different from that of the one he gives to juliet?
Juliet loves him back.
why does friar agree to marry the young lovers?
he thinks it'll end the fued.
how is friar's motive to marry the young lovers different from romeo and juliet's motives for wanting to get married?
he thinks it'll stop the fued; whereas, they just want to get married because they both love each other and want to make it official.
why doesn't mercutio think romeo is able to defend his honor against tybalt?
romeo is too lovesick. He is a lover not a fighter.
why is mercutio so upset with romeo when he greets him the morning after the party?
because romeo ditched them all at the party.
why does mercutio engage romeo in a battle of wits?
because he think it'll help romeo get out of his love slump "with rosaline" and he'll act like himself again.
m mentions why he engages romeo in the battle of wirs.what does this say about mercutio and his friendship with romeo?
that they have an easy going relationship so that they can joke around. also that mercutio just wants to make romeo feel better and not be depressed all day lovesickingly.
why is juliet so impatient regarding the nurse's return?
she is anxiously excited to hear the news regarding romeo.
what does the nurse think of juliet's taste in men?
that it's bad and she doesn't know how to pick them.
now old desire doth in his deathbed lie
and young affection gapes to be his heir;
that fair for which love groaned for and would die,
with tender juliet matched, is not not fair.
now romeo is beloved and loves again,
alike bewitched by the charm of looks'
but to his foe supposed he must complain,
and she steal love's sweet bait from fearful hooks
being held a foe, he may not have access
to breathe such vows as lovers use to swear
and she as much in love her means much less
to meet her new beloved anywhere;
but passion lends them power, time means to meet
temp`ring extremities with extreme sweet.