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1. Interpret: In literature, a motif is a repeated image, idea, or theme. Explain the light/dark or day/night motif in Romeo's speech at the beginning of Act 2 Scene 2. What does he mean when he refers to Juliet as "the sun" ? Where else in Act 2 does this motif appear?
2. In Act 2, Scene 2, Juliet says "Whats in a name? That which we call a rose / by any other name would smell as sweet" (lines 43-44 in the textbook). What does she mean? How does this comparison relate to one of the conflicts in her life?
6. In scene 6, Friar Laurence urges Romeo to be cautious. Given what you know about Romeo, and about fates guiding the "star-crossed lovers," do you think Romeo will take his advice? Explain.