Theme Of Fear In Romeo And Juliet Act 3

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In Act IV, Scene III, Juliet describes her fears through a liberal dispensement of imagery and passion, delivered hurriedly in a panic stricken monologue. She begins her lines with the description of the fear itself, “Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. A faint cold fear thrills through my veins; That almost freezes up the heat of life.” Juliet’s intentions are made clear in the paragraph very, very early on, as shown in that line: A source of her fear is from the possibility of losing Romeo, of not seeing him again. Using this piece of monologue, one can discern that Romeo, being her dear husband, is a cause of her fear. Continuing, she rambles throughout her paranoia, muttering about how the “friar; Subtly hath minister’d to have
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