JULIET O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name. Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet. JULIET ‘Tis but thy name that is my enemy. Thou art thyself, though not a Montague. What’s Montague? It is nor hand, nor […]

Act 2 Scene 4 Mercutio and Benvolio are joking around in the streets of Verona when Romeo interrupts them. they chat about Tybalt sending a letter threatening Romeo to a fight but romeo isn’t up to the challenge as tybalt is very accurate with his sword and romeo would rather focus on his love for […]

Act 2 Scene 3 Friar lawrence is out in the churches garden picking herbs and plants for his medicines. Romeo arrives and asks for him to marry together Romeo and Juliet “save what thou must combine by holy marriage”, Friar Lawrence is confused at this request as he still thought Romeo was in love with […]

Act 2 Scene 2 Late sunday evening within the Capulets’ orchard Romeo is talking to himself about Juliet as he sees her shadow from the widows above. When Romeo realises Juliet has appeared on the balcony above he continues his one participant conversation with a whisper aware of his love in hearing lengths away. Juliet, […]

Act 2 scene 1 After the party that evening outside the Capulets’ orchard Romeo won’t leave the property or Juliet as he doesn’t want to leave behind his one true love, “can i go forward when my heart is here”? He then hides behind the orchard as Benvolio and Mercutio are calling for him. They […]

Act 1 scene 5 At the Capulets’ party Capulet is welcoming his guests with a speech when tybalt recognises the sound of Romeos voice. He then consults Capulet about the enemy intruding on their non-Montague evening. Tybalt fires up and is ready to get his weapons out when capulet declares he do nothing in order […]

How does Shakespeare use a metaphor to show Romeo’s inner thoughts in act 1, scene 4 of Romeo and Juliet? Shakespeare uses a wide range of various metaphors throughout his play Romeo and Juliet. These metaphors help viewers communicate and relate to the inner thoughts of the characters’ minds. During Act 1, Scene 4 this […]