Essay about William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

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ACT I: QUESTIONS
1. Read Romeo 's description of Juliet when he first sees her. How would you describe his feelings for her?
Romeo’s feelings were brought upon her grandeur and immediate beauty and shows her allure towards him as the most beautiful that he had seen. This is then shown in the language he spoke of her; “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope 's ear [Act I, Scene V – 51]
Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear!”
The quotes above shows that he is quite taken back by her appearance and fallen in love with the sigh of Juliet so much that he compares her beauty to the rich for the Earth, and that she ought to teach torches to shine in the night, for they are nothing compared to Juliet. His past troubles with Rosaline have surprisingly vanished and it is at this scene in which he begins to fall in love with Juliet.
“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it sight,
For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”
This quote explains that he is enchanted by her true beauty and fascinated with her presence. This also shows that Romeo had forgotten about Rosaline as he asked himself if his heart truly loved before.

2. What do we discover of Juliet 's feelings for Romeo?
Juliet was quite surprised with Romeos abruptic nature with her and embraces his hand as he had said it was his “Unworthiest hand, shrine, the gentle sin is this.” However Juliet remarked that
“Good, pilgrim, you do…

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