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- 1 What does Romeo mean when he says she speaks yet she says nothing what of that?
- 2 What does I am too bold tis not to me she speaks mean?
- 3 How does Juliet ask Romeo to prove his love for her?
- 4 How does Mercutio try to summon Romeo?
- 5 What does alack there lies more peril in thine eye mean?
- 6 Why is not this a lamentable thing?
- 7 Where does Romeo say ” speak yet say nothing ” in Romeo and Juliet?
- 8 What does Romeo mean by ” her eye discourses “?
What does Romeo mean when he says she speaks yet she says nothing what of that?
This shows how he feels about Juliet. ‘Lady/Love’ – the titles Romeo gives Juliet indicate how he feels about her, as she is a “lady” and his “love”. ‘She speaks, yet she says nothing’. – this is an oxymoron. Romeo stating that Juliet speaks but doesn’t say anything isn’t possible.
What does I am too bold tis not to me she speaks mean?
/ – / / – / – / – / I am too bold, ’tis not to me she speaks: And just as quickly, Romeo realizes that Juliet is neither aware of nor speaking to him. The trochee/spondee pattern before the caesura is rhythmically heavy, which reinforces Romeo putting on the brakes, so to speak.
What does the phrase Her eye discourses most likely mean?
Mercutio. What does Romeo mean when he says “She speaks, yet she says nothing. Her eye discourses.”? Juliet is voiceless, yet her thoughts and feelings can be read in her face.
What does what I have spoke but farewell compliment mean?
She quite boldly states, “But farewell compliment, / Dost thou love me? (2.2. In the beginning of this passage, she is literally saying to Romeo, “I am too much in love (N103),” and because she is so much in love with him, she feels that he may find her behavior immodest (N104).
How does Juliet ask Romeo to prove his love for her?
In act 2, scene 2, Juliet asks Romeo to “pronounce it faithfully,” meaning that he should declare his love to her sincerely, and not because he thinks she can be “quickly won.” Indeed, Juliet is aware that Romeo is at an advantage here.
How does Mercutio try to summon Romeo?
He pretends to summon Romeo as one would summon a spirit. Who said it? “If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.” Mercutio.
Who says my life were better ended by their hate?
An excellent use of foreshadowing is in line 76 – 78, Romeo says “And but thou love me, let them find me here. My life were better ended by their hate Than death proroguèd, wanting of thy love.”
Does Juliet hear what Romeo is saying?
Romeo is presenting his feelings about Juliet and she does not hear. Although Juliet is on stage, she is not meant to hear Romeo’s declarations of love. What is Juliet asking in the following line” “O Romeo, Romeo!
What does alack there lies more peril in thine eye mean?
What he means by “more peril” in Juliet’s eye is that he would consider it a greater danger to be rejected by her than to be assaulted by twenty armed men. If Romeo were attacked by twenty swordsmen he would be killed.
Why is not this a lamentable thing?
A very tall man! A very good whore!” Why, is not this a lamentable thing, grandsire, that we should be thus afflicted with these strange flies, these fashion-mongers, these “pardon me’s,” who stand so much on the new form, that they cannot sit at ease on the old bench? Oh, their bones, their bones!
Does true love exist between Romeo and Juliet?
True love is blind, and so is the love shared by Romeo and Juliet. The love they shared was true, as it blinded them both of the consequences of death. Romeo drinks poison when he finds Juliet dead, thinking he will enter the afterlife and be with her.
Who does Romeo talk to about Rosaline?
Benvolio does ask, and Romeo tells him that he is “Out of her favor, where I am in love” (1.1. 168). Although he doesn’t tell Benvolio her name, Romeo is speaking of Rosaline, and in the rest of the scene he continues to speak of her and of his hopeless love for her.
Where does Romeo say ” speak yet say nothing ” in Romeo and Juliet?
This quotation is spoken by Romeo, who is standing in the Capulet’s orchard beneath Juliet’s window. Romeo has just seen Juliet and is praising her beauty. Juliet does not yet see or hear Romeo.
What does Romeo mean by ” her eye discourses “?
Romeo has just seen Juliet and is praising her beauty. Juliet does not yet see or hear Romeo. I would imagine that the key to understanding Romeo’s meaning here is the line that follows the “She speaks” line. Romeo continues to say ” Her eye discourses; I will answer it.
Why does Romeo say that Juliet is the Sun?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun! That thou her maid art far more fair than she….. Romeo’s words are in the tradition of courtly love in which the man elevates the woman to a source of inspiration and reverence. Such poetry is designed to lead to a spiritual enrichment between the woman and the man who loves her.
What happens in Act 2 Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet?
Act II, Scene 2 is magnificent poetry, splendid in its imagery and enchanting in its metaphor. Romeo praises his love; she is superior to the celestial beings, her thoughts are heavenly and she communicates with the ethereal world through her lovely eyes.