Act 1, Scene ii

Location: Streets in Verona

Characters: Capulet, Paris, Servant, Benvolio, Romeo

Time: Saturday afternoon

Events: Paris tries to convince Capulet to let him marry his daughter. Capulet says she is too young, she is the only thing he cares about and it’s her choice when she wants to marry. Romeo and Benvolio take about Rosaline. Benvolio says that Romeo is mistaken with her beauty and he is only seeing her beauty because there are no other girls around. A servant asks Romeo to help him read the guest list for Capulets Party as the servant cannot read. The servant ends up inviting him to the party.

Romeo “I’ll go along no such sight to be shown, but to rejoice in splendour of mine own “

 

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