Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 3

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  • Romeo and Juliet                Act 2 Scene 4
    • The Friar understands Romeo, as he realizes that if Romeo is up so early he must either have some "dis temperature" or he can't have "been in bed tonight"
    • The Friar calls Romeo "good son" and "pupil mine"
      • The two have a close - "father" and "son" relationship
        • The Friar understands Romeo, as he realizes that if Romeo is up so early he must either have some "dis temperature" or he can't have "been in bed tonight"
        • Romeo doesn't have much of a relationship with his father
          • He is having a relationship with Juliet to get his attention
    • Romeo compares falling in love to being "wounded"
      • "Where on a sudden one hath wounded me, that's by me wounded"
      • Romeo doesn't understand love
      • Foreshadows how love and conflict are connected in the play
    • The Friar says that Romeo's feelings were over the top for Rosaline
      • "For doting, not for loving"
      • Romeo's emotions are impulsive and change easily
        • Romeo's love is simply lust
    • The Friar agrees to marry Romeo to turn the " households' rancour to pure love"
      • However the Friar doesn't believe that Romeo does love Juliet
        • This goes against his religion's teachings
          • This is a reckless decision
            • He shares traits with Romeo e.g. being impulsive
              • Romeo looks up to the Friar so copies his traits

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