William Shakespeare's Use of Conflict in Act 1 Scence 5 of Romeo and Juliet

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William Shakespeare's Use of Conflict in Act 1 Scence 5 of Romeo and Juliet I believe conflict has a number of different meanings, like a fight or perhaps a feud or maybe even just an everyday argument. But also it could be referred to as a clash, not as a physical clash but a clash of two different things completely opposite coming together. An example of this is black and white clashing together completely opposite colours. In Romeo and Juliet act 1 scene 5 the first part of conflict is between Romeo and Juliet themselves when she is dancing with another man. This is conflict because Romeo still doesn`t know she is a capulet, but has taken an immediate liking to her and has to get past this man first. This part is when Romeo says "what lady`s which doth enrich the hand of yonder knight". This is his first sight of Juliet and he is probably thinking, who is this man dancing with this girl. This scene is also ironic because Juliet was supposed to get set up with Paris but got set up with Romeo. The body language to help this is he would probably be staring at Juliet but maybe then showing a bit of jealousness towards the man dancing with her. This type of conflict is called inner conflict and gives the effect to the audience that he is starting to really like this girl he has seen at first site. This is used here by Shakespeare to show the feelings of love and disgruntlement. The next part of conflict is between Romeo and Rosaline, when he thought he loved Rosaline but was realising that he is starting to show greater signs of affection towards Juliet. This is supported by when he said, "did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne`er saw true beauty till this night". In this part he is saying that he thought he loved Rosaline but at first sight he has never seen anybody as beautiful as Juliet. The body language here is that he

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