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Act 2 Scene 2 Of William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Act 2 Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Romeo is a motague who is in love with Juliet. Juliet is a capulate,
the only problem with this is that the two families have a ongoing
fuge between them. Romeo at this point in the story is standing
quietly under Juliet's balcony, Juliet was standing on her balcony,
and not realising Romeo was there because it was dark. Juliet was
expressing her love to Romeo, she was saying that If Romeo really
loved her then he would change his name because it was the names that
were getting in the way.

At the start of Act 2 Scene 2 Romeo is very immature in saying a few
things, like:

'cast it off ' meaning that Juliet shouldn't worry anymore because
Romeo is there to save her and protect her.

Romeo can also be impracticable in the way he acts and the way he
expresses his love to Juliet, for example:

'I'll be new baptized'; meaning that Romeo will change his surname and
not communicate with his family so that he can be with Juliet. At this
point in the play, I don't think that he has really thought about all
of this and that he has to completely stop communicating with all of
his family. This is the part where I thing he is being impractical and
unrealistic, he really should think about the whole thing before he
starts the process of changing his name indefinitely. Because Romeo
and Juliet is a romantic play there has to be some parts in the scean
where the characters express there love to each other and even fall in
love, Romeo is also at the middle point of this scean being ver
romantic and saying things like:

'Juliet is the sun,' meaning that in the whole of the sky she is there
and she is the one who is shining on him, and helps him to get through
the day, and,

'I were a glove upon that hand,' also meaning that he wants to be a
glove upon her hand because that way he would bee with her all the
time and...

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