"Come, night, come; Romeo; come; thou day in night" (III.ii 18)
"Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that killed him, he is banished" (III.ii 69-70)
Katie Grogan Period 4
Juliet is impatiently waiting for night to come so Romeo can climb to her bedroom on the rope ladder
The nurse suddenly enters with the terrible news of Tybalt's death and Romeo's banishment
Theme: Sacrifice for Love
Juliet mourns the loss of her cousin and her husband and threatens to kill herself. To calm her, the nurse promises to find Romeo and bring him to Juliet before he leaves Verona
"Hie to your chamber. I'll find Romeo To comfort you. I wot well where he is." (III.ii 138-139)
Juliet misunderstands the nurse and believes Romeo and Tybalt have both been killed, we as the audience know that only Tybalt has died by the hands of Romeo.
"Is Romeo slaughtered, and is Tybalt dead? My dear-loved cousin, and my dearer lord?" (III.ii 65-66)
A theme that developed in this scene is the sacrifice of love. Juliet learns that her husband, Romeo has been banished for the murder of her cousin, Tybalt. She realizes she must stay by Romeo's side no matter what, since he is her husband.
"Shall I speak ill of him that is my huband? Ah, poor my lord, what tongue shall smooth thy name When I, they three-hours' wife, have mangled it? That villian cousin would have killed my huband" (III.ii 97-101)