Feb 14, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
Imagine, if our hearts could fly,
We'd wing our hugs and smiles;
Aloft and brightly bridging
The obstacle of miles.
-Karen June Miller
UPDATE: My OWOL Giveaway winner has been selected.
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Feb 9, 2009
Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet meet and fall in love in Shakespeare's lyrical tale of "star-cross'd" lovers. They are doomed from the start as members of two warring families. Here Juliet tells Romeo that a name is an artificial and meaningless convention, and that she loves the person who is called "Montague", not the Montague name and not the Montague family. Romeo, out of his passion for Juliet, rejects his family name and vows, as Juliet asks, to "deny (his) father" and instead be "new baptized" as Juliet's lover. This one short line encapsulates the central struggle and tragedy of the play.