I need a thesis statement about how Romeo and Juliet are infatuated with each other and I have to somehow connect it to this monologue? The thesis statement has to start with "In the monologue O serpent heart, William Shakespeare shows that..." O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical!Dove-feather'd raven! wolvish-ravening lamb!Despised substance of divinest show!Just opposite to what thou justly seem'st,A damned saint, an honourable villain!O nature, what hadst thou to do in hell,When thou didst bower the spirit of a fiendIn moral paradise of such sweet flesh?Was ever book containing such vile matter So fairly bound? O that deceit should dwellIn such a gorgeous palace!

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You may want to explore a thesis statement such as, "In the monologue O serpent heart, William Shakespeare shows that Juliet is feeling conflicted about her feelings for Romeo ."  Juliet has a powerful love for Romeo, yet she has also just found out that he has killed her cousin,...

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You may want to explore a thesis statement such as, "In the monologue O serpent heart, William Shakespeare shows that Juliet is feeling conflicted about her feelings for Romeo."  Juliet has a powerful love for Romeo, yet she has also just found out that he has killed her cousin, Tybalt. While it may be expected that Juliet would not feel conflict because her hatred of Romeo that would result from his murderous actions toward her family would replace her love for him, this does not happen.  From the monologue, and Shakespeare's use of oxymorons such as "beautiful tyrant," "damned saint," etc, suggest that Juliet also has two opposing emotions existing simultaneously within her.  Her love never wavers, and yet it is not as if she ignores her feelings of anger for Romeo's murderous deed either.  The simultaneous presence of these emotions causes Juliet much conflict.

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