What Is Important In Act 2 Scene 1 Of Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo & Juliet Scene 1: Act 1 “ Three civil brawls bred of an array word… Have thrice disturbed the quiet of our streets… If you ever disturb our streets again your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace” The prince expresses displacement with the people as they refuse to listen to him. Therefore, he announces that unless the people listen to him and do as he says that he will have them executed. As the Prince is described as demanding his character proves that he understands the level of power and control he has. The prince also understands how much respect he expects from his subjects. Scene Two: Act Two “ When the devout religion of mine eye, maintains such falsehood, then turn tears into fire” Romeo in a distressed state announces to Benvolio that if Romeo were to ever look at another woman that is not Rosalind that his eyes will burn. This bold statement made by Romeo proves to be false as the play is called Romeo and…show more content…
Act two scene six “These violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die like fire and powder” Friar Lawrence understands that sudden beginnings or choices have sudden ends. As these choices seem fine in the beginning but will end in the hands of evil or death. This line shows how unaware Romeo is of his surroundings, friar Lawrence indicated that Romeo has lost all self-control in the matter of his marriage to Juliet. Romeo has ( in a sense) gone blind to the world around him and is spiraling out of control willing to challenge anyone who may stand in his way of marrying Juliet. Act three: scene one “ let this be the truth, or let Benvolio die” Benvolio gives his testimony on the dual, swearing on his life that he is telling the truth, and that Romeo I innocent and Tybalt is the one who should be held
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