Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet Act 2, Scene 6 Summary
- Back at Friar Laurence's place, the priest tries to convince Romeo to calm down a little. Marriage is for the long term, you see. "These violent delights have violent ends," he warns.
- Unfortunately, it goes in one ear and out the other.
- Brain Snack: If you're a Twilightfan, you're probably thinking that Friar Laurence's "These violent delights" line sounds familiar. That's because Stephenie Meyer uses the quote as an epigraph for the novel New Moon.
- Juliet runs in. The room's hormonal level skyrockets. Romeo and Juliet can barely keep their hands off each other, even in the presence of a priest.
- Friar Laurence takes them off to marry them so they can move on to the highly anticipated honeymoon phase.