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What does Mercutio mean when he tells Romeo You gave us the counterfeit fairly last night?
slop. You gave us the counterfeit fairly last night. When Romeo finally shows up, Mercutio expects him to start whining about Rosaline and saying how she makes famous beauties like Dido, Cleopatra, and Helen look like shmucks. And yes, when he says “hit it,” Mercutio is making another reference to sex.
How are Mercutio and the Nurse different?
Mercutio is a friend, not a sibling nor a cousin, so he can be objective to Romeo, while the Nurse can also speak somewhat openly with Juliet as she is employed by the family and not a family member. Mercutio is a good friend of Romeo’s, and he is as skeptical as Romeo is dreamy.
What does Mercutio mean when he says he is pink?
Romeo plays on the word, saying “pink for pattern.” In Romeo’s line, “Pink”means to decorate in a perforated pattern.” So, Mercutio says he is the “pink of courtesy” and Romeo talks about a pink flower (allusion to female genitals).
How does Romeo respond when Mercutio says that Romeo gave his friends the slip the night before?
Mercutio thinks Romeo was with Rosaline. How does Romeo respond when Mercutio says Romeo gave them “the slip” the night before? The Nurse interrupts Romeo and his friends to ask about him.
Why would the nurse mention Paris’s name?
By “fain lay knife aboard” the Nurse means Paris would gladly like her (Juliet’s) attention, and by “as lieve see a toad… as see him” the Nurse means that Juliet would rather look at a toad than at Paris. We can see from this quote that the Nurse knows Juliet does not like Paris.
How did the nurse betray Juliet?
The Nurse betrays Juliet by advising her to deny the marriage to Romeo and wed Count Paris instead. Her reasoning is that Romeo is banished, and cannot come back to object.
Which is the best definition of the word heroine?
noun a woman noted for courageous acts or nobility of character: Esther and other biblical heroines. a woman who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal: Name two women who have been heroines in your life.
What makes a person a person of courage?
The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” —L.Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz “Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.” —Piers Anthony “Courage is about doing what you’re afraid to do.
Who are some famous people who showed courage?
Yet courage is not just physical bravery. History books tell colorful tales of social activists, such as Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela, who chose to speak out against injustice at great personal risk.
Who was the 30 something heroine in Metropolis?
The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says. The artist Mike Denison has set himself a challenge: to draw one picture a day for an entire year of his heroine Bea Arthur.