What makes Romeo reveal himself to Juliet?

What makes Romeo reveal himself to Juliet?

Romeo reveals himself, agreeing to forsake the name Romeo if he can have her love. Juliet warns him that, as a Montague, he’ll be killed if he’s spotted with her, but Romeo doesn’t care. After much discussion, the two swear their love for each other and agree to be married.

Why is Romeo upset by his love he feels?

Romeo is depressed at the beginning of the play because his love, Rosaline, doesn’t love him back. Describe the Prince’s warning to the Capulets and Montagues after the fight in Act I, Scene I. Benvolio says he should examine other beauties, because if Rosaline doesn’t love him back, why waste his time.

What does Romeo swear by when he tells Juliet he loves her?

Juliet is worried that he might be saying that he loves her simply because he now knows that he can easily have her. Romeo then says he will swear by the moon that he loves Juliet.

Why does Romeo feel this way?

Romeo is in love with love. He lets love preoccupy him and takes it to an excess that both his father and his good friends Benvolio and Mercutio notice.

What kind of person does Romeo reveal himself to be?

Romeo shows himself to be as proficient and bawdy a punner as Mercutio. This punning Romeo is what Mercutio believes to be the “true” Romeo, suddenly freed from the ludicrous melancholy of love: “Why, is not this better than groaning for love? / Now art thou sociable, now art thou Romeo” (2.4. 76-77).

Why is Romeo so depressed?

Romeo is depressed at the beginning of the play because his love for Rosaline is not returned. Benvolio wants to help Romeo get over Rosaline and explains to him that when he saw Rosaline she was alone, so there was no one to compare her beauty with.

What is Friar worried about when he first sees Romeo?

What is Friar Lawrence worried about when he first sees Romeo? That he has spent the night with Rosaline. He doubts the sincerity of Romeo’s feelings. He is thrilled that Romeo has stopped pining for Rosaline.

What does Juliet wish about Romeo?

Mercutio makes fun of Romeo because he thinks Romeo is still love sick over Rosaline. What does Juliet wish Romeo would do? Give up his name, leave his family and home so that they can be together.

Do you bite your thumb at us?

ABRAM: Do you bite your thumb at us, sir? SAMPSON: (aside to GREGORY) Is the law of our side if I say “ay”? GREGORY: (aside to SAMPSON) No. Abram understands the symbolic meaning behind Sampson’s biting his thumb and takes offense at the gesture.

What has Tybalt sent to Romeo?

Tybalt is smarting over Romeo’s attendance at the Capulet party the night before. Then, the next morning (Act II, scene 4), we learn that Tybalt has sent a letter to “Romeo’s father’s house.” Benvolio relates this to Mercutio, and Mercutio infers—correctly—that Tybalt has issued Romeo a formal challenge to a duel.