Her love for Romeo will allow no other course of action. Oh how could deceit be found in such a gorgeous place? She compares Romeo to the stars, saying: 'When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun. This torture should be roared in dismal hell. And may not wear them. The Nurse departs, and Romeo bids Friar Lawrence farewell. Let my eyes be imprisoned and never look freely! Romeo and Juliet seem to flirt with the idea of death throughout much of the play, and the possibility of suicide recurs often, foreshadowing the eventual deaths of the lovers in Act 5.
Vile earth, to earth resign; end motion here; And thou and Romeo press one heavy bier! I saw it with mine eyes God save the mark! And is Tybalt also dead? Instead, she allows Juliet to believe that it is Romeo who has been killed. Tybalt's death Was woe enough, if it had ended there; 116. Was there ever an evil dragon that lived in such a beautiful cave? That is something to be happy about. However, both these adults offer advice that seems strangely out of place given the circumstances of the play. Romeo overhears her speech, which confirms his own feelings. Nurse I saw the wound, I saw it with my own eyes--forgive my explicitness! Before Romeo leaves he wants to kiss Juliet then Juliet is called by Lady Capulet the Nurse reviles that they are from opposing families.
Tyblat shows up and demands to see Romeo to fight. Henceforth, Juliet's loyalty is firmly grounded in her love of Romeo and no longer predicated along family lines. The friar tries to counsel Romeo but the youth is so unhappy that he will have none of it. A marriage between his daughter and Paris, a close kinsman to the Prince, would go a long way in this regard. But with a rear-ward following Tybalt's death, 1845 'Romeo is banished,' to speak that word, Is father, mother, Tybalt, Romeo, Juliet, All slain, all dead.
Mercutio is mortally wounded, and chastises the Montagues and Capulets for encouraging such violence before allowing Benvolio to lead him offstage. Come dark and loving night, give me my Romeo. Romeo will be here tonight. Commend me to thy lady, And bid her hasten all the house to bed, Which heavy sorrow makes them apt unto. In Act 3, the lovers look forward to consummating their relationship. For who is living, if those two are gone? In fact, she tells the Nurse her tongue should be blistered for speaking badly of him.
Benvolio blames Tybalt and explains how he killed Mercutio, so then Romeo killed Tybalt. Whereas Juliet derives strength from her grief, Romeo immediately resigns himself to misery. Act 3 begins outside on a hot day with Mercutio and Benvolio hanging out again. That villain cousin would have kill'd my husband: 1825 Back, foolish tears, back to your native spring; Your tributary drops belong to woe, Which you, mistaking, offer up to joy. GradeSaver, 26 June 2013 Web.
However, whereas that scene was played for comedy, the same device becomes infuriating and cruel under the tragic circumstances. Tybalt makes it clear that he is looking for Romeo, whom he wants to punish for sneaking into the Capulets' masked party the previous day. I wot well where he is. The Nurse's first appearance Act 3 reinforces the shift to tragedy. Wilt thou slay thyself, And slay thy lady that in thy life lives By doing damnèd hate upon thyself? Wash they his wounds with tears: mine shall be spent, When theirs are dry, for Romeo's banishment. Nurse O Tybalt, Tybalt, the best friend I had! Juliet had sat down on the grass again.
Look, your Romeo will be here at night. An angelic devil, Evil in the clothes of good — just the opposite of what he seemed. If you were as young as I am, in love with Juliet, married to her for just an hour, and had murdered Tybalt. Such a wagoner As Phaëton would whip you to the west And bring in cloudy night immediately. The Nurse picks up the rope ladder. Juliet left her room, ran as fast as she could -through the halls and down the stairs — and reached the Nurse before she got to the door. Spread thy close curtain, love-performing night, That runaways' eyes may wink and Romeo Leap to these arms, untalk'd of and unseen.
Blister'd be thy tongue For such a wish! The darkness would hide her blushes when they made love. Ah, poor my lord, what tongue shall smooth thy name, When I, thy three-hours wife, have mangled it? Juliet also reveals her practical intelligence by understanding the need for a plan for them to meet and by insisting on marriage, which is a reversal of Elizabethan gender roles. They are free men, but I am banishèd. Will you kill yourself, and in performing such a sin also kill your wife, who shares your life? Hie to your chamber: I'll find Romeo To comfort you: I wot well where he is. The nurse comes in and tells Juliet that Romeo has killed Tybalt and is banished from the city.