Romeo and Juliet quotes

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chorus = romeo and juliet are on a pre-determined journey
fearful passage of their death-mark'd love
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love and hate are linked
here's much to do with hate, but more with love:/Why then, O brawling love, O brawling hate
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ironic statement from Lord Capulet - R+J are indeed stars who, whilst currently earth-treading, will soon make heaven light
behold this night/earth -treading stars that make hevan light
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Romeo taking control of his life actively choosing to attend the party, or he fallen to the inevitability of fate
he that hath the steerage of my course/direct my sail
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audience is about to observe one of Shakespere's most romantic scenes, the first meeting of R+J. before this the audience watch Tybalt promise to poison R future happiness
this intrusion shall, now seeming sweet, convert to bitt'rest gall
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Juliet is beautiful and powerful - simple beauty compared to jumbled poetry R uses to describe Rosaline
Juliet is the sun. arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon
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R+J love is intense, J is aware of problems - reminding family bonds
i have no joy of this contract tonight, it is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden, too like the lightning
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Frair highlights that in the nature things often contain both the power to harm and the power to heal
within the infant rind of this week flower poison hath residence, and medicine power
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Frair whilst wary that this marrige is very sudden, sees the purity of R+J love and the potential to end the fued
for this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households' rancour to pure love
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romeo believes that his love for Juliet is above earthly feelings. with such a strong belief in the afterlife, he believes not even death will separate them
love-devouring death do what he dare, it is enough I may but call her mine
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for the first time, Romeo sees hate as more powerful and appealing than love. Like most characters in the play, only violence can redeem his honour
away to heavan, respective lenity, and fire-eyed fury be my conduct now
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Romeo has repeatedly given over his destiny to Fate - here he realises that it is simply playing with him, and he is nothing but a fool to belive it would treat him kindly
O, I am fortune's fool
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against the violence and death in the surronding scenes, we see a quite intimate scene where an individual has a scene of excitement and joy for the future
an impatient child that hath new robes and may not wear them
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R+J have spent the night together before he is banished - the normally beautiful lark, who signals the morning with its song, is now a painful reminder of what the future holds
it is the lark that sings so out of tune, straining harsh discords and unpleasing sharps
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when juliet rejects Paris, Capulet turns against her in the most violent way, in a patricachal society her father legally own her
and you mine, i'll give you to my friend; and you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets
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Paris is trying to be a strong husband and to comfort Juliet, so as to stop her crying. However, all he does is highlight patriarchal views of marriage, making Juliet more determined and defiant in her plans
thy face is mine, and thou hast slandered it
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Juliet has attended church to speak with the Frair, but she is not looking for divine invention. she believed the situation is hopeless
come weep with me, past hope, past cure, past help
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Juliet is bravely taking action, and for 2 honourable reasons - to be with the man she loves, but also to remain pure and unstained by not marrying Paris
i will do it without fear or doubt, to live an unstained wife to my sweet love
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Never has Juliet seemed more isolated. she is young and is about to fake her own death - the nurse cannot provide protection
my dismal scene I needs must act alone
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Believing Juliet to be dead, the Capulet family display their grief, but none more painfully and uncontrollably than the Nurse
O woe! O woeful, woeful, woeful day! Most lamentable day, most woeful day
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as R is told the news of Juliet's supposed death, he looks out of control. Balthasar fears he may do as impending tragedy is clearly getting closer
your looks are pale and wild, and do import some misadventure
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R having decided to kill himself and lie by J side, thinks about how quickly people turn to destructive behaviour when situations become dire
O mischief, tou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men
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In shakespere's time death was a frequent part of life, also linked to religion and afterlife - focus on her in heaven not his pain
Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death, Gorged with the dearest morsel on the earth
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Frair has admitted defeat and believes they had been destined to fail
a greater power than we can contradict hath thawarted our intents
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Prince highlights the painful irony that the fued between Capulet and Montegue has lead to sorrow of them falling in love and dying, it was love that lead to death
see what a scourge is laid upon your hate, that heaven finds means to kill your joys with love
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Card 2

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love and hate are linked

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here's much to do with hate, but more with love:/Why then, O brawling love, O brawling hate

Card 3

Front

ironic statement from Lord Capulet - R+J are indeed stars who, whilst currently earth-treading, will soon make heaven light

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Romeo taking control of his life actively choosing to attend the party, or he fallen to the inevitability of fate

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

audience is about to observe one of Shakespere's most romantic scenes, the first meeting of R+J. before this the audience watch Tybalt promise to poison R future happiness

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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