Romeo & Juliet ¨ Balcony Scene Character Comparison

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Balcony Scene (Act 2, Scene 1) in Romeo and Juliet is almost certainly the most famous scene throughout the world. The prevalent reason for it being famous is that this scene is the scene where the two lovers come together, took an oath for their love and plan to marry. This scene foreshadows the next scene, their marriage, which is tremendously important for the rest of the play. In my opinion, there is one more reason for gBalcony Sceneh to be famous. In this scene, Shakespeare reveals the characteristics of the protagonists, Romeo and Juliet, in their speeches secretly. If we analyze them, we see that despite their exalted love, Romeo and Juliet are quite opposite characters which seem like they can never get on well. However from the…show more content…
However, in contrast to all her reasonable, lucid behaviors her quick and concrete plan for marriage shows that with the effect of blinding love she can make her decisions without thinking on them. This doesnft seem usual to me for a girl like Juliet who had always played the logical part, gbrainh role in their relationship to decide on marriage to a guy he just met. Again we can refer to gYin-Yangh. Even though she plays the gYinh for most of the time, she has a gYangh in her, which is her quick, unreasonable decision of marriage. At last we can say that they are like a Chinese gYin-Yangh. Juliet symbolizes the gYinh with the rational, reasonable thoughts and with the gYangh part (quick decision for marriage) she has; Romeo symbolizes gYangh with the ultra-romantic, extreme, irrational thought he
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