Romeo and Juliet: Love and Death - Text Passages

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1. "If he be married. / My grave is like to be my wedding bed"

1.1. If Romeo is married, Juliet will die unmarried

1.2. Juliet is foreshadowing her real death

2. "Life were better ended by their hate, / Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love."

2.1. Romeo would rather die right now than later and without her love

3. "The earth that's nature's mother is her tomb; / What is her burying grave that is her womb"

3.1. Everything that grows, grows from the earth, and everything that grows dies and returns to the earth

4. "Do thou but close our hands with holy words, / Then love-devouring death do what he dare; / It is enough I may but call her mine"

4.1. Death can't scare Romeo as long as he is with Juliet

5. "I'll to my wedding-bed; / And death, not Romeo, take my maidenhead!"

5.1. Romeo has been banished

5.2. Juliet thinks that his absense will kill her