Romeo and Juliet - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

The audience is now in Capulet's orchard with Romeo. Romeo overheard the conversation and states that Mercutio does not know what he is talking about because he has never been in love. Above him, Juliet appears in the window. Romeo realizes that she does not see him. Romeo goes back and forth for a minute trying to up his courage to call to her and tell her how he feels about her.

Juliet finally speaks to no one in particular saying how much she loves him and that she loves him enough to give up her family. Not knowing he is around, she asks him to leave his family for her and he responds that he would give up his name if she would love him back. It startles her and she asks who is there. When she finds him there, she is worried for...

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