The Capulets and Montagues absolutely despise each other! A rivalry between the two servants Tybalt and Benvolio turns into a challenged fighting duo. Fortunately, Prince Escalus quickly breaks up the fight between them before it could escalate. Meanwhile, Mrs. Montague is extremely concerned with her son Romeo as he begins to stay distant from everyone on a daily basis.
SAMPSON: I do bite my thumb, sir. ABRAHAM Do you bite your thumb at us ...Draw, if you be men. Gregory, remember thy swashing blow.
ABRAHAM: Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?
Meanwhile, Romeo and one of his servants stumble upon one of Capulet’s servants who can not read with an invitation to his king’s party and they help him. Benvolio and Mercutio super stoked that have all the information to Capulet’s party and see this as an opportunity for poor, Romeo together to get open his mind up to new women besides Rosaline. Although Romeo is very hesitant to go to Capulet’s party, he goes and has an absolute blast!
ROMEO: What lady is that, which doth enrich the hand Of yonder knight? ... O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope’s ear; Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear! The measure done, I’ll watch her place of stand, And, touching hers, make blessed my rude hand. Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight!
SERVANT: I know not, sir.
JULIET: O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name! Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.
One dark night, Romeo came to admire stunning Juliet in front of her castle. Romeo discovers that Juliet is in love with him as well. Unfortunately, it is revealed that Juliet is so self-centered and selfish that wants to be with Romeo, only if he abandons his family name to be with her.
Moreover, Benvolio comforts Romeo, only to find out he has fallen head- over heels for a girl, named Rosaline. In Romeo’s eyes there is no other women that is pregious as Rosaline and nothing he can do to get his mind off of her stunning beauty
ROMEO: Then plainly know my heart’s dear love is set On the fair daughter of rich CAPULET: As mine on hers, so hers is set on mine; And all combined, save what thou must combine By holy marriage: when and where and how We met, we woo’d and made exchange of vow, I’ll tell thee as we pass; but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us to-day.
FRIAR LAURENCE: Be plain, good son, and homely in thy drift; Riddling confession finds but riddling shrift.
Exactly what Romeo thought was impossible happened, he had seen Juliet and fell immediately fell in love with her. Fortunately, as they began to dance and spend quality time away from the Capulets and Montagues, he completely forgotten all about Rosaline, had“fell in love!” By the end of the night, they had sealed their love two kisses and neither of them could get their minds off each other.
MERCUTIO: Come, come, thou art as hot a Jack in thy mood as any in Italy, and as soon moved to be moody, and as soon moody to be moved. BENVOLIO: And what to?
MERCUTIO: Nay, an there were two such, we should have none shortly, for one would kill the other. Thou! why, thou wilt quarrel with a man that hath a hair more, or a hair less, in his beard, than thou hast: thou wilt quarrel with a man for cracking nuts
LADY CAPULET:You are too worked up. CAPULET: God’s bread! it makes me mad: Day, night, hour, tide, time, work, play, Alone, in company, still my care hath been To have her match’d: and having now provided A gentleman of noble parentage
It appears to Juliet that giving up his name is nothing, but giving away a title and has no significance behind it.The only barrier keeping Romeo and Juliet apart is Romeo’s name name itself (Montague). Despite it is practically a sin for them ever be seen together because they are families are enemies, Juliet is oblivious and failed to notice the negative effects that will come to Romeo and his family.
JULIET: Is there no pity sitting in the clouds, That sees into the bottom of my grief? O, sweet my mother, cast me not away! Delay this marriage for a month, a week; Or, if you do not, make the bridal bed In that dim monument where Tybalt lies
Unfortunately premature, Romeo will do anything to be with Juliet even if that means abandoning his family name.Meanwhile, Romeo and Juliet decide they are so mad in love that they want to hurry up and get married! Moreover, Juliet can not get her mind off Romeo so she decides to send her nurse to deliver a message to Romeo to settle their wedding arrangements.
Finally, Romeo decides to confess his blooming love for Juliet to Friar Lawrence and asked him to marry them. Although Lawrence was first he was very hesitant, but very understanding and decided to do so. These two young lovers decide to marry in Laurence's cell, despite the outrage their families will feel towards these unapproved wedding vows.
Tybalt kills Benvolio in a fight duo. Romeo kills Tybalt. Romeo is banished from Verano, Italy. Juliet is absolutely devastated but understanding.
Last but no least,m Juliet is threatened to be disowned if she does not marry Paris like her father wants. Capulet believes Paris is 3- times of a worthy man than Romeo will ever be. After Juliet goes to Larence to make a confession but she really threatens to kill herself if she has to marry Paris.