Romeo and Juliet- Act II, Scene II (Summary)

Act II, Scene 2

Location: Very late Sunday night/ early Monday morning at the Capulet’s orchard

Characters in Scene: Romeo, Juliet and Nurse

Romeo wanders around the Capulet orchard, wanting to see Juliet again. Then he hears Juliet talking about names, and that she’ll abandon her family for him. They talk about love, how they’ll be together and lastly marriage. Romeo asks Juliet to exchange vows with her. “Th’exchange of thy love’s faithful vow for mine,” he quoted.

The Nurse then calls Juliet, and that parts them apart. Then they bid goodbye and said goodnight to each other.

Key Quotation: Th’exchange of thy love’s faithful vow for mine. -Romeo

Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow. -Juliet

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