Benvolio and Romeo are both friends of , a kinsman to Prince Escalus. Death Scene Romeo and Juliet In the actual death scene itself, Luhrman did an excellent job of showing the passion, misfortune, and sorrow of the film. The scene is very death-centered as it takes place entirely at the Capulet's tomb, and the play ends with the 'death' of a long-standing feud, many physical deaths, and the 'death' of a sense of innocence in the community. The director did this because he wanted to create a heavy air of irony. And, lips, O, you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss A dateless bargain to engrossing death. In addition to threatening to turn her out, he threatens to sentence her to rot away in prison if she does not obey her parents' orders.
Eyes, look out for the last time! I do remember well where I should be, And there I am. That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love. He appears only three times within the text and only to administer justice following major events in the feud between the Capulet and Montague families. Romeo consumes his poison and dies, however, Juliet soon stirs awake and discovers Romeo dead at her side. And by killing themselves, Romeo and Juliet change the world in a way their word play and lies couldn't:—they end the feud that made their love impossible. As he dies, Paris asks to be laid near Juliet in the tomb, and Romeo consents. However, Romeo doesn't feel very close to her as he is unable to seek advice from her.
Tell me, good my friend, What torch is yond, that vainly lends his light To grubs and eyeless skulls? Death as Sexual Fulfillment If you want to get all metaphorical, there's also a way of seeing the end as the ultimate sexual fulfillment. His last appearance is in act 3 scene 1, wherein Mercutio insults Tybalt and ends up fighting with him. So shalt thou show me friendship. The time and my intents are savage-wild, More fierce and more inexorable far Than empty tigers or the roaring sea. He encounters Balthasar, who tells him that Romeo is in the tomb. What further woe conspires against mine age? Shall I believe That unsubstantial Death is amorous, And that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark to be his paramour? Song: Who We Are By: Switchfoot I chose this song for the pre-song because it is talking about regrets. Stay not to question, for the watch is coming; Come, go, good Juliet.
I do defy thy conjurations, And apprehend thee for a felon here. This is very bold and, rather than taking her time as she suggests earlier in the scene, this is because she has realized Romeo has matured and is taking their relationship seriously. Give me the light: upon thy life I charge thee, Whateer thou hearst or seest, stand all aloof, And do not interrupt me in my course. An example being when Romeo receives news that Juliet is dead in Mantua, he immediately gets in his car and drives off. In Act 1, Scene 3, she speaks to Juliet about the marriage of her daughter and Paris, we see this as she compares him to a book, and Juliet is the cover.
Romeo, not wanting his best friend or his relative to get hurt, intervenes, causing Mercutio to be killed by Tybalt stabbing under Romeo's arm. The Montagues then retaliate in earnest. Brooke's version made Mercutio a rival for Juliet's love. Take thou that: Live, and be prosperous; and farewell, good fellow. He is an expert on the uses of herbs and plants.
If thou be merciful, Open the tomb, lay me with Juliet. My wanting her to consent is only part of the process. Just before being married to Paris, an arranged suitor, Juliet's lifeless body is discovered and placed in the Capulet family tomb. Tell me, good my friend, What torch is yond, that vainly lends his light To grubs and eyeless skulls? And then, I hope, thou wilt be satisfied. Thou know'st my lodging: get me ink and paper, And hire post-horses; I will hence to-night. Please, Mercutio, let us go in.
The poison will enable Romeo to be reunited with Juliet in death. Act One Songs: Act 1, Scene 1: Song: Glory and Gore By: Lorde I chose this song for Act 1, Scene 1 because the Montagues and the Capulets are both well-known they are glorious , but their servants and friends and young family members are always looking for a fight they are gory. He marries Romeo and Juliet hoping that their marriage would end the feud between the families. He offers a poor apothecary a large amount of money to sell him poison illegally. Then, while at Laurence's cell at the church, Paris tries to woo her by repeatedly saying that she is his wife and that they are to be married on Thursday.
They draw their swords and fight. A greater power than we can contradict Hath thwarted our intents. And I for winking at your discords too Have lost a brace of kinsmen: all are punish'd. Laurence does so by giving her a potion that puts her in a deathlike coma. Capulet will not allow a well-mannered guest to be insulted in his home. But he which bore my letter, Friar John, Was stay'd by accident, and yesternight Return'd my letter back. Romeo will be here tonight.