What’s here a cup closed in my true love’s hand?
What’s this here? It’s a cup, closed in my true love’s hand? Poison, I see, has been the cause of his death. How rude!
What does Romeo say before he drinks the poison?
Here’s to my love! (drinks the poison) O true apothecary, 130Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.
Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks meaning?
He is in awe of how one can be so beautiful in death. He sees that there is colour in both her cheeks and lips and questions why it has not yet drained from her body. Romeo however thinks that it is because she is so beautiful even in death she is radiant.
What does see what a scourge is laid upon your hate mean?
See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love! It describes the course of their love and mentions the news of her death.
What line is thus with a kiss I die?
Romeo: “O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.”
Why does Romeo kill Paris?
As Romeo has been exiled from the city on penalty of death, Paris thinks that Romeo must hate the Capulets so much that he has returned to the tomb to do some dishonor to the corpse of either Tybalt or Juliet. Romeo kills Paris. As he dies, Paris asks to be laid near Juliet in the tomb, and Romeo consents.
What is the last thing Juliet says to Romeo?
I will kiss thy lips; Haply some poison yet doth hang on them, To make die with a restorative. Thy lips are warm.
How old was Romeo?
Shakespeare never gives Romeo a specific age. Although his age could be anywhere between 13–21, he is typically portrayed as being around the age of 16.
Why did Romeo kill himself?
Romeo kills himself because he would rather be with Juliet in death than go on living without her. Having proven himself to be wildly passionate and quick to take action, Romeo prioritizes his love for Juliet. He acts on his deep sorrow over the loss instead of trying to imagine how to live his life after the tragedy.
How does Juliet kill herself after she finds Romeo dead?
Juliet finally awakens to see Romeo there with her – however, she quickly realises he has drunk poison. She kisses his lips to try and taste the poison herself, but it doesn’t work. So, instead, she kills herself with Romeo’s dagger.
Why does Juliet kill herself?
She chose to kill herself after she found Romeo dead because she loved him and he’s the only man she wanted to be with. Juliet also wanted to be with him in heaven and have eternal life together.
What scene is the death scene in Romeo and Juliet?
Romeo and Juliet’s Deaths His body is then found by Friar Laurence who realises what has happened and is there when Juliet wakes up. Rather than stay with her, the Friar leaves the tomb and Juliet is left alone. She then kills herself with Romeo’s dagger. You can take a look at the whole scene here.
Is Romeo and Juliet real?
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is not based on a real story, but it is not original to Shakespeare either. Much closer in time was a sixteenth century poem called The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Iuliet and William Painter’s The Palace of Pleasure, a collection of stories including one about Romeo and Juliet.
How old is Juliet?