Act II, Scene 1
Romeo’s isolation from his friends grow as he leaps into the Capulet's garden, hoping for one more look at Juliet. As Benvolio and Mercutio search for him, they discuss their views of love.
Elizabethan era/ classic shakespearean
Romeo has just left the feast, however, could not bear to go home without seeing his beloved Juliet one last time “Can I go forward when my heart is here? Turn back, dull earth, and find thy center out”(2.1.1-2.2). With determination and love Romeo sets out seeking his Juliet. By climbing the wall which borders the Capulet's mansion, he leaps down into the Capulet’s orchard.
Few moments have passed, Benvolio and Mercutio enter, calling out for Romeo ever so drunkenly as they sensed he was near. “Romeo! Humorous! madman!passion ! lover! Appear thou in the likeness of a sigh! Speak but one rhyme, and I am satisfied!(2.1. 8-10)
Before the duo could get ahold of Romeo, Romeo disappears over the orchard wall.
Exasperated and amused Mercutio decides to mock Romeo’s feelings for Rosaline in an indecent manner. “The ape is dead,and i must not conjure him. I conjure thee by rosaline's bright eyes, By her high forehead...