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Queen Mab and her carriage do not merely symbolize the dreams of sleepers, they also symbolize the power of waking fantasies, daydreams, and desires. Through the Queen Mab imagery, Mercutio suggests that all desires and fantasies are as nonsensical and fragile as Mab, and that they are basically corrupting.
Summary: Act 2, scene 1. Having left the feast, Romeo decides that he cannot go home. He must instead try to find Juliet. He climbs a wall bordering the Capulet property and leaps down into the Capulet orchard. Benvolio and Mercutio enter, calling out for Romeo. They are sure he is nearby, but Romeo does not answer.
Romeo! Humours, madman, passion, lover! 10 Appear thou in the likeness of a sigh! Speak but one rhyme, and I am satisfied. Cry but “Ay me!”. Pronounce but “love” and “dove.”. Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word, One nickname for her purblind son and heir, 15 Young Abraham Cupid, he that shot so true When King Cophetua loved the ...
However, while their love is described with light imagery, their meetings always take place at night. One reason is that most amorous activity takes place at night. But another reason, as literary...
Rise, beautiful sun, and kill the jealous moon, which is already sick and pale with grief because Juliet, her maid, is more beautiful than she is. Don’t be her maid, since she’s jealous. The moon’s virginity makes her look sick and green, and only fools hold on to their virginity. Throw it off.