Evidently by using Personification, Romeo depicts Juliet as such a fair maid that even the moon would become envious of her beauty. Moreover, Romeo places Juliet on such a high pedestal that he even believes that she is "As glorious as a winged messenger of heaven" (II.ii.30-31). Comparison with glorious figures and loved ones is also method to express their admiration and toward certain individuals. As Romeo gaze at Juliet he was exhilarated by her grace that he used a simile to compare Juliet and a winged... ... middle of paper ... ... her reluctance toward the matter of leaving but also she at the same time say good bye to his beloved Romeo. So by using Metaphors and Verbal Irony Juliet successfully sends off Romeo with an inspiring display of love and attachment.
During Romeo’s monologue, he uses a metaphor to compliment Juliet on her beauty as well as acknowledge his love for her by saying she brightens his world much like a sun does when he states “It is the east, and Juliet is the sun” (2. 2 . 3). Throughout his monologue, Romeo makes an effort to stress to Juliet that she is immensely important to him as well as advising her that he will do anything she most desperately desires. Similarly to line three, Romeo is taken by Juliet’s beauty and compares her eyes to stars by stating, “Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven,/ Having some business, do entreat her eyes/ To twinkle in their spheres till they return” (2 .
William Shakespeare's Presentation of the Theme of Love and Hate in Romeo and Juliet The play “Romeo and Juliet” which was written by Shakespeare is a famous love story, which is based “love and hate”. I am going to look at the different types of love and hate which some characters show towards other characters. I will then dramatize one scene based on one of these themes. All the characters in this play love or someone or something. Romeo loves Juliet and Mercutio, but he loves them in different ways.
In this excerpt, Shakespeare reveals Romeo to the audience as an obsessive lover with his great use of imagery, and effective figures of speech. He shows his affection admiring Juliet’s beauty by creating a passionate mood for the audience and revealing signs of themes (II.ii.2-25). In this extract, Romeo performs a soliloquy where he reflects on Juliet’s beauty and expresses his feelings (II.ii.2-25). Shakespeare uses this point of view as it allows his characters to reveal their deepest inner thoughts and feelings. Through the passage, Romeo portrays his feelings by praising Juliet’s beauty (II.ii.2-25).
The eventually fatal attraction between these two lovers contributes strongly to Shakespeare’s overall theme of love. The strong connection between Romeo and Juliet help to show the forcefulness of both love and fate. Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is very strong. It is fate that brings them together, or so Shakespeare portrays by showing that the characters believe this is true. When Romeo shouts “Is it even so?
Act II scene II lines 2 to 34 of Romeo and Juliet is one of the most recognized and memorable excerpts in all of Shakespeare’s writings. Romeo’s love for Rosaline is now replaced with Juliet, who is his enemy. Romeo later sneaks in the Capulet’s house and hopes for another glimpse of Juliet. This passage brings out an important theme of love and is significant because of the romantic figurative language that Shakespeare incorporates in the excerpt. This extract reflects on the theme that romantic love can be beautiful and ennobling.
)” This Shakespearean quote relays on the fact that love can lead to many misfortunes, presented as one of the aspects of love in both William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and Wole Soyinka’s “The Lion and the Jewel”. One aspect of love demonstrates its brilliant sides, and with it, brings affection, faith, and intimacy. However, it is also noted that an equal aspect of love conveys the consequences and misfortunes. Both plays display the penalties of love as a contrast to the comedies. We will be discussing the exhibition of the negative connotations of love, broken down into several characteristics: lust, manipulation, and hatred, which both plays share in correspondence and in distinction.
(Act 1, Scene 5) and Juliet realizes their love is special. Shakespeare encourages his audience to consider the qualities people need to fall in love and to remain in love. Shakespeare shows that unrequited love can make people feel sad and unhappy. Romeo falls in love with Rosaline and Paris falls in love with Juliet. Romeo sees Rosaline as the earth and sky, calling her fair, wise, and as well as beautiful.
(Shakespeare 2.1.69-75) The light and dark imagery that Shakespeare uses in this passage describes Juliet as a young and eager lover. Romeo associates Juliet with light meaning goodness. Then Romeo says that Juliet looks like the excellent night. The night that Romeo speaks of represents Rosaline. Romeo basically says through with light and dark imagery, that Juliet is as good as Rosaline to love.
We see that Romeos love for Rosaline is 'black and portentous' this is in sharp contrast with the fresh, spontaneous passion, which Juliet will inspire in Romeo. Romeo does not tak... ... middle of paper ... ... desire was the essence of romance. Romeo says 'Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon.' Romeo is implying that he hopes Juliet will not remain a virgin and be cured of 'sick and green.' It is the tension between the desire and his reticence that shows us how much he truly loves Juliet.