Romeo and Juliet Key Quotes (Romeo ("O brawling love, O living…
Romeo and Juliet Key Quotes
"O brawling love, O living hate" Romeo is talking about his affection towards Juliet
Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks
"Did my heart love till now?"
If I profane with my unworthiest hand this holy shrine
" He is referring to Juliet to be holy.
It is the east and Juliet is the sun
!" Romeo personifies Juliet to be the sun
"Rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear
" Sounsd beautiful and Romeo is describing Juliet showing true love at first sight
And palm to palm is holy palmer kiss
" Romeo that she is not a saint and that she has hands which touch those of pilgrims like him
O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?
" Juliet is calling out to Romeo to ask why he is a Montague as they are bound by their family feud
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by another word would smell as
" Here juliet is arguing that the fact that he is a Montague doesn't matter
Good father, I beseech you on my knees, hear me with patience but to speak a
" She refuses to marry Paris and so her father shouts at her and vows to disown her
What if it be a poison which the friar subtly hath ministered to have me
" She is hoping that the poison she took off romeo's lips would kill her but she
Romeo, I come! This do I drink to thee!
" She was killing herself to be with Romeo in the real word but now has killed herself so she is with him in the afterlife which is ironic as they will be together but not as they want.
Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here! Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so
dear, so soon forsaken
?" Friar is surprised that Romeo has already given up/ stopped loving Rosaline as he was just recently in love with her. As Romeo shared this with him it shows that they are confidantes.
Thy old groans ring yet in mine ancient ears.’
These violent delights have violent end
" Oxymoron's can be seen throughout the play but this one foreshadows the death of the two lovers
‘Arise, one knocks: good Romeo, hide thyself
Fear comes upon me. O, much I fear some ill thriftily thing
" The Fr air knows that Romeo hasn't been warned of whats happening and so he knows that he is going to want to see Juliet, what he says foreshadows what is to come as we are reminded that something bad will happen