Romeo and Juliet - Study Guide Act 2, Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Prologue Summary

The Chorus tells the audience that Romeo has changed his affections from Rosaline to Juliet. When he first saw Juliet's beauty, he forgot all about Rosaline. The Chorus explains that theirs is a forbidden love because the families are foes. The couple would never be given permission to court, so they carry on their love affair in secrecy.

Act 2, Prologue Analysis

Again, the chorus tells about the plight of the two young lovers.

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