Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Act 2, prologue Summary & Analysis

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Summary
Analysis
In another sonnet, the Chorus describes the obstacles facing the new love between Romeo and Juliet, but also says that "passion lends them power" (2.p.13).
This prologue emphasizes how passion can move people to struggle against social realities.
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