Act 2 Quotes: Romeo and Juliet

Juliet Act 2 Lines:33-36 pg 610″O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be swron my love, And ill no longer be a Capulet”Circumstances: why are you Romeo and a Montague? Juliet bemoans the fact that she is in love with her enemy. Yet, she will give up her name to be with him.
Romeo Act 2 Lines 77-78 page 612″ Than twenty of their sowards! Look thou but sweet, And I am proof against their enmityCircumstances: Romeo would rather be caught and killed by Juliet’s family than live without her love.
Juliet Act 2 Lines 109-111 page 613:O swear not by the moon, nth’ inconstant moon That monthly change in the circle orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variableCircumstances: Juliet does not want Romeo to swear by the moon because the moon changes, and she does not want Romeo’s love for her to change.
Juliet Act 2 Lines 117-120 Pg 613I have no joy of this contract tonight. It is too rash, too unadvish’d, too sudden: too like the lightningCircumstances: Juliet shows some rational thinking and says that they are rushing into things. She says that they should slow down and see how things go.
Juliet Act 2 Lines 133-135 Pg 614My bounty is a boundess as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee; the more I have, for both are infiniteCircumstances: Juliet says that her love for Romeo is strong and endless.
Juliet Act 2 Lines 143-145 Pg 614If that thy bent of love be honorable, thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrowCircumstances: Juliet says that if Romeo plans to marry her, she will send a message to find out the weeding plans.
Juliet act 2 Lines 184-185 Pg 615Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrowCircumstances: Juliet says good night to Romeo. She does not want to say good bye to him.
Friar act 2 Lines 65-68 Pg 618Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here! Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear, so soon forskaken?Circumstances: Friar Lawrence scolds Romeo for changing his mind about who he loves so quickly. He says Romeo is attracted to physical beauty, not to who the person really is.
Friar Act 2 Line 94 pg 618 Wisely and slow, They stumble that run fastCircumstances: Friar Lawrence tells Romeo to take things slowly. If you rush, things may go wrong.
Mercutio Act 2 Line 19-20 page 619 More than prince of cats o he’s the courageous captain of complimentsCircumstances: Mercutio says that Tybalt is a very good duelist- a good swordsman.
Nurse Act 2 Lines 67-68 Pg 627 Then hie you hence Friar Lawrence cell: there stays a husband to make you a wife.Circumstances: The nurse delivers the plans for the wedding to Juliet. Friar Lawrence will marry them in his office. Romeo is waiting for her there.
Romeo Act 2 Lines 1-3 pg.609He jests at scars that never felt a wound But soft! What thought yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun! Circumstances: Romeo is no longer sad about Rosaline. Circumstances: Romeo sees Juliet standing on her balcony. He comments on her beauty. In a metaphor, he compares her to light
Juliet Act 2 Lines 43-44 pg. 610What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other word would smell as sweet. Circumstances: it does not matter what Romeo’s name is. Juliet loves him for who he is.
Friar Act 2 These violent delights have violent ends Circumstances: extreme joy can end badly.

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