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In act 3 scene 5, it is the morning after Romeo and Juliets night together. Romeo is telling Juliet he must leave or he will be killed. In the end as he leaves Juliets mother arrives.

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Romeo and Juliet essay The play Romeo and Juliet was written by William Shakespeare between 1594 and 1596. Romeo and Juliet was one of Shakespeare's most well known plays. It is about the Montague and The Capulet families. The main story line of the play is Romeo and Juliet falling in love, but their love was forbidden, and therefore ends in tragic circumstances. In act 3 scene 5, it is the morning after Romeo and Juliet's night together. Romeo is telling Juliet he must leave or he will be killed. In the end as he leaves Juliet's mother arrives. Lady Capulet informs her that she is to be married to Paris early that Thursday morning. ...read more.


In this scene whilst she is talking to Romeo she is desperate to stay with him, "yond light is not day light I know it" this quote shows how much they want to stay together in the morning. Through their speech they speak of the nightingale, this is a symbol of the night. Also in this scene Juliet's nurse stands up for her against Juliet's father, because Juliet confides in the nurse she knows she is married to Romeo so she understands why Juliet refuses to marry Paris. Romeo as a character is a bit rebellious, an example in this scene is when Romeo says to Juliet in the morning "let me be tane, let me be put to death, I am content, so thou wilt have it so". ...read more.


All her life she has let her father make her decisions for her, but now she is doing what she wants and maturing. There is some dramatic irony used in this scene, because the audience know Romeo and Juliet are married, but Capulet and Lady Capulet do not. The effect this has on the audience is it makes them feel as if they need to know the rest of the story. In conclusion I have learnt the dramatic importance of this scene. There are parts of this scene which foretell what will happen later in the play. For this reason I feel that this is one of the most important scenes not only is this the first chance we get to see the young lovers together but it is also going to be the last. ?? ?? ?? ?? Georgia Hinton English Coursework ...read more.

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