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. Read the following line from Romeo’s monologue in Act II, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet, where Shakespeare employs personification:

Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief,
That thou her maid art far more fair than she:
Be not her maid, since she is envious…

In this quote, Romeo refers to Juliet as the sun and Rosaline as the moon. What does Romeo intend to say in these lines? (1 point)
Romeo says he is now in love with Juliet instead of Rosaline.
Romeo says that Rosaline is more beautiful than Juliet.
Romeo says that Juliet is envious of Rosaline.
Romeo says he has love for Juliet and Rosaline. (This one)???

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  1. watch the 2013 version movie it will help see more of what the story is saying and the answer is A, I'm 100% sure its A.

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  2. Shut up Good Guy this isn't a dating site

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  3. Answer:
    here is the summarized correct test. I will use key words as to not mislead anyone.
    1. which statement describes theme.
    Hatred between two families
    2.Dramatic irony occurs
    Unknown to Romeo
    3. Shakespeare comic relief
    cook licking his fingers
    4. read line Romeos monologue act 2 scene 2
    love with Juliet not Rosaline
    5. act iv scene 5
    extent of Capulets grief.
    6. Juliet's lines act iv scene 2
    misleading nurse
    7. act iii scene 1
    why did you interfere, arm stabbed me
    8. act v scene 3 Prince:
    The Capulets and Montagues will experience peace
    9. How did Juliet change throughout the play
    leap off of tower
    10. prologue foreshadow
    deaths of Romeo and Juliet
    11. headstrong definition
    willful
    12.confounded
    confused
    13. procure
    obtain
    14. cordial
    medicine
    15. sepulcher
    tomb
    16. pestilence
    plague
    17. scathe
    harm
    18. nimble
    agile
    19. toiled
    worked
    I will not do the essay part for it takes too long.

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  4. jarl is right for the most part there are a few things different on my test but that's not their fault thank you so much!!

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  5. I thought it was A but wasn't sure thoughts?

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  6. The question left out a very important line. This should be the whole excerpt:

    But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?
    It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
    Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
    Who is already sick and pale with grief,
    That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.
    Be not her maid since she is envious.


    Now you need to re-think your answer.

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