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Romeo And Juliet Act 1 Scene 4 Analysis

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In Act 1, scene 4 of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo states that he listens to his dreams. Romeo also states that he is depressed over a dream where he dies after the dinner party. Mercutio, then responds with his big speech in which he says, the fairy, Queen Mab, delivers humans dreams and fears as they sleep, and that that’s the reason why Romeo has been having all these awful fears and dreams. Mercutio also told Romeo that he should ignore his dream, because it is way too childish and ridiculous to believe. Mercutio's big speech was a good way to get Romeo to get over Rosaline and become more carefree like him, because Romeo is overthinking things way too much to be able to fall in love again.
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