"I have never been the type to try and grab the spotlight" (Miranda 10).
ELIZA AND ALEXANDER MEET
Eliza accepts Alexander Hamilton's marriage proposal, setting the scene for the song.
THEY START "DATING"
Mood: Energetic, Peppy
My dearest Alexander,
Eliza begins to reminisce about the first time she saw Alexander, claiming she was so in love, she was "helpless" which leads to the title of the song (Miranda 6).
HE ASKS FOR BLESSING
Theme: Sometimes you need a little push to get to where you want to be.
Angelica "lead[s] the way" for Alexander to Eliza, introducing them (Miranda 33).
Alexander are 'dating' by "writin' a letter nightly" to each other (Miranda 42).
Alexander and Eliza are in the Schuyler family's "living room stressin' " (Miranda 47). Her "father's stone-faced while [Alexander's] asking for his blessin' " for Eliza's hand in marriage (Miranda 48).
At Alexander and Eliza's wedding, he vows to give her a life of happiness and joy.