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Duologue between Romeo and the Nurse Essay

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ROMEO: Oh this place… this wonderful, wretched place! It is the site of our meeting, but also the site of our parting. Where we proclaimed our love, and where our love was lost. Juliet’s ghost, where may I find you? I have travelled so far to be here, reveal yourself and I will forever be grateful. ROMEO: The heavens shall surely not forgive my sins, for murder is upon these hands. Even in death I shall not be with my Juliet. Stars! I plead for forgiveness, why must I live this misery? ROMEO: It was my doing! I was the one who sentenced Juliet to death, for our love was forbidden. The stars could not allow for such delusion. ROMEO: Oh my fair Juliet! How may I once again hear the manner of your sweet voice? For once again I am denied to…show more content…
It opened he eyes, made her see the truth: that you are wicked inside. What makes you think that Juliet could ever forgive that? ROMEO: Juliet knew my plight, you shall never understand what we had. The bond we shared transcended all boundaries, it was unstoppable, not even by the death of Tybalt. NURSE: How dare you insight such deceit! You suggest Juliet forgave the man who killed her beloved cousin?! Juliet wept over her cousin’s death, and rejoiced for Count Paris’ arrival. You were forgotten, boy. ROMEO: My heart and Juliet’s were entwined as one, my love for her was met with the purest reply. But too overwhelming was that love, now my heart beats bloodless, I cannot walk this Earth without my Juliet NURSE: Hark! Let me hear no more of this, your words are a danger within these walls. Understand Romeo, your union with Juliet cannot happen in this life. Leave and continue in Mantua, forget about Juliet, forget about Verona; no good is left in this once beautiful place; leave before more sorrow and grief is bestowed upon us all! ROMEO: Perhaps you speak the truth, but must I simply forget Juliet? I could live on, but what an empty life I would live! [Buckles down with hands on head] My conscience, oh it is tearing me in two, it beckons me away, but my heart draws me in. I shall not listen; I will turn my back on my mind and do what must be done. NURSE: Juliet is dead…
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