Shakespeare creates tension prior to act one scene five in the form of a sonnet "two star crossed lovers who's death buries their parents strife" this shows that Shakespeare already mentions the fatal consequences of Romeo and Juliet meeting to the audience. However I don't think this is a good idea as the audience then knows what will happen as a conclusion of the events that will take place and this might not keep people interested. Shakespeare also introduces a fight scene right at the start of the play. The Montague servants reach a conflict between the Capulet servants. When Benvolio (cousin of Romeo) says to Tybalt (nephew of lord Capulet) "peace" Tybalt replies "peace, I hate the word all Montague's and thee". This shows how much the Montague's and Capulet's dislike each other. Apprehension is also created just before act 1 scene five, when Romeo (with Micutio's encouragement) is on his way to the Capulet's party, he has an apparition or a vision that things will not end up well for him. "My mind misgives some consequence still hanging in the stars". This shows that Romeo detects some trouble or crisis lurking in the future.
"You are looked for, called for, asked for and sought for in the great hall" by using repetition this phrase builds tension as the audience understand that there is panic and anxiety in the servant's voice. There is a release of tension when everything is ready for the party and lord Capulet inviting everybody into his house.
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