In November 1582 he married Anne Hathaway and in later years they had three children. It is quite evident that Juliet trusts the Nurse with her life since she is the only Capulet that knows of the marriage between Juliet and Romeo. Naturally, the really excellent pun has always been in favor with the wits of all countries. Imagery such as metaphor, simile and personification, adds shades and layers of meaning. It is a classic Shakespeare love story involving various recurring themes such as conflict, fate, love and marriage. You can take a look at the whole scene and watch it in performance here. After citizens outraged by the constant violence beat back the warring factions, Prince Escalus, the ruler of Verona, attempts to prevent any further conflicts between the families by decreeing death for any individual who disturbs the peace in the future.
Unusually, this sonnet is shared by two people but still follows the set rules, ending with a couplet that Romeo and Juliet share. Adolescent passion fools both Romeo and Juliet into believing that their love can. You are as worried as the sum of yourself and the difference between my small smooth hamster and my nose. Romeo relates Juliet to an image of a saint that should be worshiped, a role that Juliet is willing to play. O, that she knew she were! He compares her to bright things to portray her beauty. In the final comparison paragraph, I will look at the way Romeo reacts when he thought Juliet was dead, Act 5 Scene 1, and the way the Nurse reacts, Act 4 Scene 5. The tragic ending to this proclaimed love story is an effect of an accumulated number of people, however indirectly.
To do this he uses similes, personification, metaphors, motifs, extended metaphors, alliteration, hyperbole, anthesis, lists, repetition and oxymorons. Friar Lawrence describes the potion that Juliet will drink. Romeo and Juliet play with language to escape the world. As we have seen most of his plots are not original, but it is his ability to revitalise old stories and histories, shape them into compelling dramas with syncopated plots and revitalise them with resonant forceful language that still appeals to us today. Examples of such lines follow: Hamlet: You lying stupid fatherless big smelly half-witted coward! From the very first page of the play,. The type of language that he used were Puns , figurative language and double entendres, in which were very effective This quote is effective and was used when romeo and juliet were in the balcony scene.
In the beautiful city of Verona, where our story takes place, a long-standing hatred between two families erupts into new violence, and citizens stain their hands with the blood of their fellow citizens. Iambic Pentameter is a type of blank verse, it is spoken a lot in Romeo and Juliet. Act 1 Scene 5, lines 43-46 Poetic verse was only ever used by the more educated, important characters of the play e. The story, however, has a tragic ending. At the end they are finally resigned Our instruments to melancholy bells, Our wedding cheer to a sad burial feast; Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change, Our bridal flowers serve for a buried corse. Nurse: Of all the days of the year, upon that day.
He does this through the use of allusions, metaphors and foreshadowing in order to develop character and plot. For example, the moon is a balloon. The language of Romeo and Juliet is some of the most beautiful ever written. You are as brave as the sum of your fat little stuffed misused dusty old rotten codpiece and a beautiful fair warm peaceful sunny summer's day. One can picture the skins, bottles, medicines, and even the smell of the place. If Juliet hadn't drunk the potion, Rom eo wouldn't have killed himself, so even though Juliet stabbed herself in the end, if it weren' t for the poisons, neither of them w ould ha ve di ed.
The first two lines are one of the most well known in the whole play and contain beautiful romantic language containing personification written in blank verse. As soon as Juliet hears that Tybalt, her cousin, has been killed by Romeo her grief and outrage is tempered by her disbelief that Romeo could carry out such a deed: Juliet: Fiend angelical, dove-feathered raven, wolvish ravening lamb, … A damned saint, an honourable villain! Yet the language in this play is not entirely light and fanciful, but is instead full of violence and dark passion. Rosemary represents Romeo and Juliet's love. Again you can see that Romeo is romantic and well educated with his flowing language, and the Nurse is just a simple townsperson of that time. The way Capulet handles the situation with Paris shows the love and kindness he feels for his daughter. No one wishes for anything bad or awful to them, just the opposite.
It allows some characters to escape the world into intense love, while it allows other characters to reveal that the world of love, honor, and high ideals are just masks people use to cover their animal instincts. How long is it now To Lammas-tide? The poetic style was thought of as being particularly suitable for tragic themes and moments of high dramatic or emotional intensity. Prose was ordinary language used by characters of all ranks. Pray you sir a word and as I told you, my young lady bade me inquire you out. Find up to twelve oxymorons in the above passage. For Romeo, true love is a liberating force. More is known about William Shakespeare than any other professional dramatist of his time.
Verbal Juliet tells her nurse that if Romeo is already married, she would die. They are written in the form: Act I: Hamlet's insults and flattery. Nurse: No truly sir, not a penny. It is used often in the romantic speeches by Romeo and sometimes to create effects of shock and tragedy. Romeo: Tush, thou art deceived.