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Romeo and Juliet. Explain how different emotions and moods are created in the balcony scene. Act 2 Scene 2.

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Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare Explain how different emotions and moods are created in the balcony scene. Act 2 Scene 2. The first words Juliet speaks are 'O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?' Juliet repeats Romeos name to emphasis her love for him. The mood is then made tense when Juliet says 'deny thy father, and refuse thy name,' Juliet recognizes the problem created by their love as their families are enemies. Juliet then says I'll no longer be a Capulet.' This shows she is extremely mature for her age. Juliet goes on to say 'tis my name that is my enemy'. ...read more.


The language is brings him and Juliet closer and is very important throughout the whole play. Juliet now takes the lead as her feelings change and she is embarrassed and she tells Romeo if it wasnt dark he would see her blushing, 'Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, which shows that even that she has fallen for Romeo so quickly she still wants to prove her love for him and show she isn't a flirt. She also says her love isn't 'light love' which shows us she feels really deeply for Romeo. The religious imagery is continued when Juliet calls Romeo 'the god of my idolatry'. ...read more.


To which Juliet answers 'I will not fail', showing how impatient she is to be with Romeo and how serious her love for him is. After finding a solution of how to be together and making plans to be wed, the couple finally have a moment in tranquillity as a result a peaceful mood is created. The lovers then part and the scene ends except for Romeo last lines, 'Hence will I to my ghostly friar's close cell. It starts with Juliet being shy until she hears Romeo say, Yet, wert thou as far As that vast shore washed with the farthest sea, I would adventure for such merchandise. Juliet then takes lead and her speech changes and becomes more loving which makes the mood more romantic. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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