Here, in the famous balcony scene, Romeo and Juliet reveal their love to each other, and at Juliet's suggestion, they plan to marry. Shakespeare uses light and dark imagery in this scene to describe the blossoming of Romeo and Juliet's romance. As Romeo stands in the shadows, he looks to the balcony and compares Juliet to the sun.
Essays and criticism on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Suggested Essay Topics. Explain how imagery and figures of speech make Scene 2 one of the most beautiful scenes in the play.