Romeo and Juliet

How does the audience's awareness of Juliet's state affect the way you understand Romeo's description of Juliet?

Act 5 Scene 3 

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Romeo describes her as beautiful..... something a corpse of a few days would no longer be. We know that Juliet is only sleeping, and that death has not yet taken her body.


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