In archery, a "fair mark" is one that's easy to hit; Benvolio is suggesting that because the lady is beautiful, she may be easy to win.
Nurse Romeo and Juliet The Nurse is a major character in the play, and like the Friar she is a neutral character. Romeo's parents are glad that their son is going to get some peer counseling, and they leave. Benvolio walked towards his friend, but Romeo spotted him and went further into the woods, out of sight.
Calling her "Lady Capulet" is a later addition; it is an echo of Juliet's form of address in 3. Date was first printed It is believed that Romeo and Juliet was first printed in Abram[ edit ] Abram is a servant of the Montague household. The latter is an act of shared intimacy between two people.
Information provided about the play William Shakespeare never published any of his plays and therefore none of the original manuscripts have survived. Had he been wealthier, he might have been able to afford to value his morals more than money, and refused to sell poison to Romeo.
Benvolio, however, doesn't seem to think Romeo's situation is hopeless. Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. Romeo clearly has his work cut out for him. And he doesn't care. His only interest is love.
His only interest is love. Tybalt kills Mercutio and, in retaliation, Romeo rages and kills Tybalt, resulting in Romeo's banishment.
Benvolio promises that if he doesn't discover what Romeo's problem is, it won't be for lack of trying; he says, "I'll know his grievance, or be much denied" 1. He says that love is the smoke made of sighs, and when the smoke is cleared away, it's a fire in a lover's eyes.
Nevertheless, she shows amazing courage in trusting her entire life and future to Romeo, even refusing to believe the worst reports about him after he gets involved in a fight with her cousin. Vain, fashionable, supremely aware of courtesy and the lack of it, he becomes aggressive, violent, and quick to draw his sword when he feels his pride has been injured.
I tell thee what: Romeo reels off some more paradoxes about love, then concludes with one about his feelings: That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet".
The conflict in this sonnet is basically between sex and religion — the body and the spirit.Summary of the plot or story Shakespeare's tragic drama of the "star-crossed" young lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet is best remembered for the famous balcony scene.
In the first scene, we hear from Benvolio that Romeo has been hiding in the woods, avoiding his friends. We learn from Romeo's father that Romeo has been out at night, crying and sighing, only to. The Moral of Romeo and Juliet "The play has received its share of attention from Shakespeare's critics; and although it offers no such difficult problems of interpretation as do Hamlet or Macbeth, there has been a considerable difference among critics in regard to its moral purpose.
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for a falconer’s voice, To lure this tassel-gentle back again. Bondage is hoarse, and may not speak aloud, Else would I tear the cave where Echo lies.
Romeo's role first as a melancholy lover in the opening scenes of the play and then as a Juliet's secret love is significant. Romeo belongs in a world defined by love rather than a world fractured by feud.
Tybalt's death in Act III, Scene 1, brings about the clash between the private world of the lovers and the public world of the feud. Benvolio - Montague’s nephew, Romeo’s cousin and thoughtful friend, he makes a genuine effort to defuse violent scenes in public places, though Mercutio accuses him of having a nasty temper in private.
He spends most of the play trying to help Romeo get his mind off Rosaline, even after Romeo has fallen in love with Juliet.Download