The Asides In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the famous play, Shakespeare utilizes asides to further inform the audience of the characters’ thoughts. In the second scene of the second act, where Romeo is in Capulet’s garden at Juliet’s balcony, Romeo states, “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?” (2.2.40). Here, an aside is used in order to inform the audience of Romeo’s self-conflict. If the event occurred in reality, Romeo would not have stated the above because it is solitarily used to broaden the audience’s understanding of Romeo’s confusing relationship with Juliet. Later on in the play, the audience will find more examples of asides to further clarify the character’s emotions. In the fifth scene of the third act, Juliet is informed of Tybalt’s death and stated the aside,
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