Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds,/ Towards Phoebus’ lodging; such a wagoner/ As Phaëton would whip you to the west,/ And bring in cloudy night immediately (act 3. scene 2. 1-4)
O God, did Romeo’s hand shed Tybalt’s blood?(act 3. scene 2. 71)
Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished,/Romeo that kill’d him, he is banished. (act 3. scene 2. 69-70)
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O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face!/Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?/Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical!/Dove-feather’d raven! Wolvish ravening lamb!/Despised substance of divinest show!/(act 3. scene 2 73-77)
In this scene, Juliet is waiting for night to come so she could see Romeo. Phoebus is the god of the sun in Greek mythology and phaëton is the boy that flew the chariot to close to the sun. so in this scene, she is asking them to bring the sun to the west and bring night so she can see Romeo again.
In this scene, the nurse comes in and tells Juliet what has happened. the nurse tells Juliet that Romeo has killed her beloved cousin Tybalt. she tells her that the prince has banished Romeo.
Theme:Sometimes people we think we know make decisions that hurt us.
Was ever book containing such vile matter/So fairly bound? O that deceit should dwell/In such a gorgeous palace! (act 3. scene 2. 83-85)
in this scene, Juliet is angry with Romeo after she learns he killed tybalt. she calls his names and she says that he has been hiding his evil side behind a sweet face.
Juliet uses an oxymoron,a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction, when she describes Romeo. this helps describe just how angry she is with him. this shows the audience how quickly Juliet can change her mind.
A theme that develops in this scene is that sometimes people we think we know well make decisions that in the end hurt us or the people we care about. Juliet believes that Romeo is a valient and honorable young man but in this scene, she learns he killed her cousin which makes her realize that Romeo might not be as perfect as she thought.