How Juliet’s language shows her love for Romeo The 1694 play Romeo and Juliet introduced to the world the love story of two of litterature’s most prominent historical star crossed lovers. The two characters in question are Romeo and Juliet, whose love overthrows the balance of their world. Before meeting Romeo in Act 1, scene 5, Juliet appears to be an intelligent child, mature beyond her years and devoted to her family. This situation is completely overturned once Romeo, her first true love, enters the seemingly perfect picture that is her life. Shakespeare communicates the love that Juliet possesses for Romeo wonderfully with the use of distinct language techniques.
In the play, Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare uses juxtaposition to indirectly characterize the main characters of the play. By doing this, Shakespeare adds depth to his characters as well as foreshadow the tragic events at the conclusion of the play. Shakespeare adds complexity to his characters when he uses juxtaposition to indirectly characterize Romeo, Juliet, and Friar Laurence. Through terms of contrast, Shakespeare adds complexity to Romeo showing how his romanticness hides his destructive actions. After Juliet was informed about the death of Tybalt, she describes Romeo as a “beautiful tyrant”( 3.2.75).
William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet, provides great foils for the main character, Romeo. Shakespeare includes many foils throughout his stories to make his character’s emotions, attitude, and characteristics more apparent. Romeo’s character traits, lovestruck, cowardness, and emotional are highlighted through his foils, best friend Mercutio, and enemy, Tybalt. Romeo’s foils help to make his character’s personality stronger and clear. One character trait that’s highlighted through Tybalt is Romeo’s complete awe and love for Juliet.
In Act one scene 5 Romeo and Juliet say, “ Juliet- Saints do not move, though grant for prayers’ sake. Romeo- Then move not, while my prayer’s effect I take. Kisses her.” Romeo and juliet kiss each other because they “love” each other. This is Romantic love because Romeo and Juliet share their first kiss. Romantic love is shown again on lines 107-111 in act one,scene 5 Romeo and Juliet say, “ Romeo- Thus by my lips, by thine, my sin is purged.
Literary devices help readers to better understand writing and help readers get a better understanding of what they are reading. One of the literary devices in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is foil. Foil is two characters who are nothing alike with different qualities. Foil helps bring different types of characters together. In the play Romeo and Juliet.
Then, analyze his motivation in doing this and explain what characteristics of the Friar’s personality are seen through this decision? Friar Laurence had both reasons and doubts in marrying Romeo and Juliet. Right before he marries them at the end of Act II, the Friar exclaims “So smile the heavens upon this holy act That after-hours with sorrow chide us not,” (II.vi.1-2). Here, Friar Laurence is asking heaven to bless Romeo and Juliet’s marriage so that there will be nothing of consequence come after it. He asks for this blessing
“The greatest sacrifice is When you sacrifice your own happiness for the sake of someone else.” helping others and sacrificing the time to give someone else their happiness is great. In Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet certain characters in Romeo & Juliet have done good things to help Romeo & Juliet’s relationship. William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet shows how certain characters helped Romeo and Juliet achieve their goal by sacrificing. The three important things the characters did to help Romeo and JUliet’s relationship, the time Friar Lawrence made a plan to reunite the two-star lovers, the nurse helping Romeo at night also When Friar Laurence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet. Juliet was very anxious to see Romeo.
After reading this marvelous play, it is obvious that Shakespeare uses dramatic irony, allusions, and soliloquies all written in blank verse to grasp the undivided attention of the audience. Dramatic irony is when the audience or reader know something that the characters are unaware of. In Act Two Scene 3 line 44, Friar Laurence asks Romeo, “God pardon sin! Wast thou with Rosaline?” (2.3.44) and this adds suspense to the play, therefore making the plot more interesting. What this quote means is that Friar Laurence thinks that Romeo has been with Rosaline all night, even though he was with Juliet.
Romeo goes to Friar one day and talks about his love for Rosalyn then the next day he asks him to marry himself and Juliet. Friar responds with “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 Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes” (II, 3, 65-68).