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Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 2

Summary: Analyzes Act II Scene II of the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet. Describes the fluctuation between restraint and passionate indulgence. Provides a plot summary.
Romeo and Juliet's meeting at the Capulet party is love at first sight, yet Juliet is unsure of their love. As soon as she discovers Romeo is of the house of Montague, her family's enemy, they're separated: she carried away by her nurse and he by Mercutio. The determined Romeo goes to her bedroom balcony, where he and Juliet talk. In Act II Scene ii of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Juliet fluctuates between her desire to indulge her passion and her need for restraint. This is made clear in her conflicting descriptions of her feelings, her contradictory directions to Romeo and her images of Romeo.

Juliet doesn't know whether to indulge in the passion she feels, or to use restraint. This is the cause of the conflicting emotions described in the balcony scene. Juliet knows love between a Capulet and Montague is impossible, yet she...

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