Romeo and Juliet

In Scene 1, line 222

Benvolio says, "Be ruled by me." If you were Romeo, would you be ruled by Benvolio?What advice is he offering? What do you think is the purpose behind Benvolio's conversations with Romeo?

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Benvoio is urging Romeo to take his advice and forget about Rosaline. In this case, I'd take his advice. Pursuing Rosaline is a hopeless cause.


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