Tortured by the loss of her love, Rosaline has become a sullen, venomous woman. Thus with a kiss I die. Four lives hang on the balance forced by your selfish suicide To take their chance Standing at the mercy of the court. Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on The dashing rocks thy sea-sick weary bark! Romeo - 'Tis torture, and not mercy: heaven is here, Where Juliet lives; and every cat and dog And little mouse, every unworthy thing, Live here in heaven and may look on her; But Romeo may not: more validity, More honourable state, more courtship lives In carrion-flies than Romeo: they my seize On the white wonder of dear Juliet's hand And steal immortal blessing from her lips, Who even in pure and vestal modesty, Still blush, as thinking their own kisses sin; But Romeo may not; he is banished: Flies may do this, but I from this must fly: They are free men, but I am banished. His love for Helena has returned, and he will honor this love for the rest of their lives. The pox of such antic, lisping, affecting fantasticoes; these new tuners of accents! Later in the scene Prince Escalus says to Capulet and Montague,. I have broken up many of their brawls and have warned of severe punishment, including death, if any further unrest is caused.
Keep in mind there are a number of dramatic moments in Shakespearean and other classic and mo … dern theatre that are presented by females. Monologue: Constable Dogberry and his partner, Virges, have arrested Borachio and Conrad for being the cause of a ruined wedding. She calls Romeo, a most excellent young man, courteous, kind and handsome, virtuous and she will do everything in her power to bring about their marriage. None of this would have happened. If you are new to teaching drama, this site will be a Godsend! Inside Drama Notebook, you will find a huge collection of well-organized lesson plans, scripts for kids, drama activities, 50 drama games on video and more! Why call you for a sword? In the meantime, hold on, and be patient. Until I am afraid to go to sleep.
Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! Romeo's emotional turmoil also reflects the chaos of Verona, a city divided by the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. Within the infant rind of this small flower Poison hath residence and medicine power: For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part; Being tasted, slays all senses with the heart. An example of a monologue in Romeo and Juliet is the speech by Prince Escalus to the feuding Capulets and Montagues in Act I. O, mickle is the powerful grace that lies In herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities: For nought so vile that on the earth doth live But to the earth some special good doth give, Nor aught so good but strain'd from that fair use Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse: Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied; And vice sometimes by action dignified. Then gave I her, so tutor'd by my art, A sleeping potion; which so took effect As I intended, for it wrought on her The form of death: meantime I writ to Romeo, That he should hither come as this dire night, To help to take her from her borrow'd grave, Being the time the potion's force should cease. It is really long so I remembered when I showed it a long time ago that I was given advice to cut it down so that is what I have done. While attempting to stop the fight, Benvolio Romeo's cousin is drawn into the fray by Tybalt, kinsman of the Capulets.
When Benvolio is explaining things to the Prince, he says, pointing at Tybalt,. Even now in all solemnity. Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty: Thou art not conquer'd; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there. All through the poem ,Tithonous speaks of his life and experience. I married them; their secret wedding day was the day Tybalt died.
How much salt water thrown away in waste, To season love, that of it doth not taste! As Abraham and Balthasar pass by, Sampson bites his thumb at them; an insulting gesture. . Before anyone can answer his question, Lady Capulet demands vengeance for the death of Tybalt. This is that very Mab That plats the manes of horses in the night, And bakes the elflocks in foul sluttish hairs, Which once untangled, much misfortune bodes: This is the hag, when maids lie on their backs, That presses them and learns them first to bear, Making them women of good carriage: This is she— Mercutio - Mercutio. She actively seeks to be elected the 'Princess of Cats' and run the Capulet family.
Their misery is tribute to your precocity. Benvolio is warned by Valentine Mercutio's twin brother to stay away from her if he knows what's right. You brought this on them. You Capulet; shall go along with me: And, Montague, come you this afternoon, To know our further pleasure in this case, Once more, on pain of death, all men depart! Exeunt Scene 2 A street. Mercutio's kinsman, noble County Paris! Capulet and Montague have been threatened with the same penalties if they disturb the peace, and Capulet is now trying to convince himself that it shouldn't be too hard for two old men to keep peace with each other. The Capulets and Montagues are the two warring houses in Romeo and Juliet.
Was that my father that went hence so fast? For though I love him still I cannot soothe his pain. O friar, the damned use that word in hell; Howlings attend it: how hast thou the heart, Being a divine, a ghostly confessor, A sin-absolver, and my friend profess'd, To mangle me with that word 'banished'? And more of you alive than I wanted to. In the opening scene, taunting between members of the two houses comes very close … to an outlawed fight. Friar - Hold thy desperate hand: Art thou a man? In other words, if those who kill are given mercy, that's as much as giving permission for murder. On Drama Notebook, it is part of your membership and there are no royalties if there is no admission for performance. The second half of the scene switches its focus from the theme of feuding and violence to the play's other key theme, love. He is distraught and perhaps even alone since his friends are either dead or have run away.
He fills my nights with his longing for life. Her dishonesty and disloyalty are found in her acceptance of a bribe from Romeo and deserting him in favor of Paris. Once more, on pain of death, all men depart. Not only do the Capulets throw lavish parties, but Prince Paris, aCount, has asked for Juliet's hand in marriage. Later still, you took my love And didn't know you'd done it; Then having taken him You let him die.
The pox of such antic, lisping, affecting fantasticoes; these new tuners of accents! It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arms, take your last embrace! The site is packed with original, innovative lessons and activities that you will not find anywhere else—and new materials are added monthly. A passing fancy, No more nor less. What said my man, when my betossed soul Did not attend him as we rode? The Prince, trying to be even-handed, exiles Romeo and fines both Capulet and Montague. Speak, nephew, were you by when it began? So I gave her a sleeping potion that I had mixed with my special skills. Benvolio - Tybalt, here slain, whom Romeo's hand did slay; Romeo that spoke him fair, bade him bethink How nice the quarrel was, and urged withal Your high displeasure: all this uttered With gentle breath, calm look, knees humbly bow'd, Could not take truce with the unruly spleen Of Tybalt deaf to peace, but that he tilts With piercing steel at bold Mercutio's breast, Who all as hot, turns deadly point to point, And, with a martial scorn, with one hand beats Cold death aside, and with the other sends It back to Tybalt, whose dexterity, Retorts it: Romeo he cries aloud, 'Hold, friends! Her eye discourses; I will answer it. Friar - Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here! Monologue: The Capulets and Montagues have warred for years, and Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are in love.
They married in the church, but because of technicalities, their marriage is not lawful. Bring forth the men under suspicion. All this I know; and to the marriage Her nurse is privy: and, if aught in this Miscarried by my fault, let my old life Be sacrificed, some hour before his time, Unto the rigour of severest law. If you have been teaching for years, Drama Notebook will inspire you with a fresh new approach and innovative ideas! They think you brave to have taken your life But you believed in immortality. You were too small, too pretty, too rich Too thin and too much loved for me to cope with.