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Romeo and Juliet contains numerous references to Greek mythology.

Which of the following allusions is used to demonstrate Juliet’s longing for her wedding night with Romeo?


But as soon as the all-cheering sun
Should in the farthest East begin to draw
The shady curtains from Aurora’s bed…


Bondage is hoarse and may not speak aloud;
Else would I tear the cave where Echo lies…


Love’s heralds should be thoughts,
Which ten times faster glide than the sun’s beams
Driving back shadows over lowering hills.


Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds,
Toward Phoebus’ lodging! Such a wagoner
As Phaeton would whip you to the West,
And bring in cloudy night immediately.


I’ll say yon grey is not the morning’s eye,
‘Tis but the pale reflex of Cynthia’s brow…

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