Lovers of the Dark In William Shakespearean play of Romeo and Juliet, Light versus Dark Imagery IS an important device to contrast the hardships that Romeo and Gullet’s love endures. Further-more, dark imagery is a more dramatic element to highlight the affection, longing, and concern that Romeo and Juliet share. Despite Romeo and Gullet’s passionate love for each other, they are forced to hide in the dark, to keep it a secret from their feuding families.
An example of this would be when Romeo and Juliet see ACH other in the middle of the night, after the Caplet ball; Romeo sneaks up to Juliet bedroom window to profess his love for her. “And bring in cloudy night immediately. ” – Juliet (Ill, II, 4) It is evident that the Caplet and Montague feud is consequently forcing Romeo and Juliet to be together in secret. Even though Romeo and Juliet can only be together in secret, never lessens their feelings for catheter. An example of this would be when Juliet gets excited for the night to come so that she will see Romeo again.
And he will make the face of heaven so fine, that all the world will be in love with the night. ” – Juliet (Ill,el, 23-24) In view of their time separated, it only strengthens their affections for each other. This quote holds significant value because it demonstrates the desire that Juliet has to be with Romeo, when he is away in the night. As the night rolls in, Juliet has a desire to be with Romeo. An example of this would be when Romeo gets banished from Verona, and Juliet is waiting for Romeo to Deniable 2 come to her, as she does not know what has happened to him.
It was the nightingale, and not the lark. ” -Juliet (Ill, V, 2) This quote expresses Gullet’s concern for Romeo when he does not come to her in the middle of the night. When Romeo does not come home to her, Juliet has emotional concern for Romeo, proving that their relationship is more than just a physical attraction. Thus, Shakespearean use of dark imagery IS more evident, and clever than the light imagery aspect. The use of dark imagery has more of an unusual and dramatic impact on the story of the two star-cross’s lovers.