morning routine to wander around in the dark and shuts himself in his room when day breaks.
“With tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew adding to clouds more clouds withhis deep sighs”
The hyperbole above indicates Romeo’s unhappiness may be exaggerated as he triesto fit into the lovesick role he’s supposed to be playing.Romeo’s parents seem to genuinely care about him unlike Juliet’s parents who seemto just pay her a passing glance. Both of them have had different examples of love andeven though their views on love differ they both connect perfectly when they meeteach other In Act 1 scene 5.In scene 3 of the play, we are introduced to Juliet and we learn that her relationship toher parents is not as easy-flowing as Romeo’s to his parents. She plays the part of atypical daughter who only exists to please her parents, she strives to be the perfectchild. A good example of this is her reply when her mother asks her if she can loveParis, below.
“I’ll look to like, if looking liking move; but no more deep will I endart mine eye than your consent gives strength to make it fly”
Juliet is saying that she will not love Paris anymore than her parents tell her to lovehim. This sentence shows us that she strives to please her parents in all ways.An arranged marriage between Juliet and Paris was set up by Juliet’s parents and shedoes not seem to care.
“No more deep will I endart mine eye”
The Elizabethans believed that love entered through the eye and Juliet’s statementsays that she will not look too deeply into his eyes. When Romeo and Juliet met for the first time they looked into each other’s eyes and fell in love. In the Baz Lhurmanversion of the film, their eyes meet while looking into a fish tank. The fish tank is arepresentative of tranquillity in the midst of the chaos they call life, the fish tank was