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How does Shakespeare make Act 1 Scene 5 reflect the problems that Romeo and Juliet will face

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How does Shakespeare make Act 1 Scene 5 reflect the problems that Romeo and Juliet will face? 'Romeo and Juliet' is by William Shakespeare, who produced this play about two people falling in love. But this story doesn't have a happy ending. There is a feud between the Capulet family and the Montague family. They have sword fights against each other. In this essay I will look at the language and the events that take place in the play. The scene establishes the setting first, which is based at Capulet's mansion. He welcomes his guests and creates a cheerful mood. He tells his musicians to play. Romeo sees Juliet; he forgets where he is and starts talking aloud to her. Romeo is in disguise as he is wearing a mask. ...read more.

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Shakespeare uses sonnets because he knew that the audience would enjoy listening o them and recognize that it is a love poem. Romeo treats Juliet like a saint, "The holy shine", he says this because he believes that she is worth worshipping and he is truly in love. Juliet carries on the imagery by saying "For saints have hands that pilgrims, do touch" Their love has blinded them from world when the nurse enters the scene. She is happy but practical when she says "He that can lay hold of her shall have the chinks". The nurse son tells Romeo that Juliet is a Capulet when she says "Her mother is the lady of the house". Romeo is depressed as Capulet would strongly disagree with his daughter if she were to wed a Montague, Romeo, but he will not give her up "Thus from my lips, by thine, my sin is purged!" ...read more.

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She will also love him despite the consequences. This scene changes to fit the mood of the characters involved. This makes the audience feel happy for their love but more and more troubled as Romeo and Juliet reveal themselves for who they really are. I believe that this scene is the most important in this play as it introduces and tells us more about the main characters and it uncovers the love between Romeo and Juliet. The fact that they won't let their family name stop them from falling in love shows that they will love each other whatever happens. Romeo doesn't know yet that Juliet is to wed Paris and this makes the audience uneasy as to whether they will persist on with their relationship. They feel in love at first sight but found they cannot stay together. Shakespeare uses this scene to great affect as he mixes the emotions well. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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