Is this phrase an insult and a rose by anyother namewould smell as sweet?
No. The phrase "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" is from Romeo and Juliet, where Juliet remarks that she would love Romeo as much whatever his name (and by extension his familial obligation) is. It juxtaposes with her lament, "wherefore art thou Romeo" (i.e. "why are you Romeo", a Montague, as opposed to someone else, a member of some other family with whom the Capulets have no disagreement).
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This is a statement . The above is almost correct, but what about the question mark at the end begging an answer, It means that the name of things does not matter, only wh…at they are. Comes from Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Roses do in fact smell sweet to certain people. To some otherpeople roses do not even remotely smell sweet.
That phrase is from "Romeo and Juliet."
It comes from Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet . Act 2 Scene 2.
Which Shakespeare play contains the phrase That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet?
it is in "romeo and Juliet" as part of the balcony scene, Juliet professing her love for romeo to no one in particular. the quote is in reference to the Montague and Capulet… family feud.
This quote is spoken by Juliet in the play Romeo and Juliet. In context, she says the line as she is talking aloud to herself about the recent discovery that the boy she fell …in love with while dancing is actually a Montague. Since the Montague family (Romeo's family) is the enemy to the Capulet family (Juliet's family), she knows that she will not be allowed to be with him. Thus, she wonders how important a name actually is. For example, if you take a rose and call it by another name, the flower does not change. Thus, if Romeo Montague were to have another name, he would still be the same person that she loves, but he wouldn't have the name of her enemy.
Some roses smell sweet; others are bred for their visual appeal.
"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" are words spoken by Juliet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
That the names of things do not matter, only what things are
Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 2
Romeo and Juliet. When Juliet, who is a Capulet, finds out Romeo is a Montague, she is torn because of her feelings toward him, and the feelings her family has towards his fam…ily, or in this case, his name. She is saying the feelings she has shouldn't change just because she learned his last name. Everyone knows what a rose is and how it smells, but what if we called it something we know to be ugly and capable of hurting you, like a cactus? It would still be pretty and smell wonderful, making a name just that....a name.
In Speech Writing
the rose is sweet when (it is) smelt.
In Word and Phrase Origins
it means do something better to others or change then
romeo and julet
In William Shakespeare
"That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 2
In William Shakespeare
Which of William shakespeare's plays does the phrase 'a rose by other name would smell as sweet' come from?
The actual quotation is 'That which we call a rose by any otherword would smell as sweet". It's from Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene2