In Romeo and Juliet, love and hate seem to have mysterious, obscure origins, and are both powerful forces within the play. Explore the significance of the theme of the similarity of these two powerful passions in the play. Think about the significance of a force that is not under one’s personal co
Romeo and Juliet
A teaching unit for Stage 5 English with links to ESL pedagogy
Stage 5 outcomes A student:
1. responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis and pleasure
Romeo and Juliet
To what extent are the personal weaknesses of the central characters responsible for the tragic outcome of ‘Romeo and Juliet’?
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, ends in tragedy because of personal weaknesses shown by the central characters. There are weakn
How is love portrayed in “Romeo and Juliet” and “Wuthering Heights” and how do settings affect and reflect the characters?
William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights” are widely considered to be two of the most influential and popular roman
The use of language in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is very effective in displaying the relations between characters. In this extract, the reader is able to explore the relationship between Juliet and the Nurse to a great extent by examining the language used and looking at its contextual...
Love and Death vs. Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most famous work of literature. The classic tale of love is about two families, the Montague family and Capulet family, torn apart by and old rivalry, and a boy and girl in love. Both teens are a member...
Romeo and Juliet
Two very different adaptations of one of Shakespeare most famous romantic tragedies is the 1968 and 1996 versions of Romeo and Juliet. Both plays encompass the young, forbidden love that sadly takes the life of both lovers. The language of the plays are very similar to...
Romeo and Juliet - Opinion Essay
A great writer is able to engage the audience into their stories effectively. In William Shakespeare's famous play, Romeo and Juliet, he absorbs readers with his creative writing techniques. These include his use of poetic ambience, emotional impact and...
English Essay Outline
Romeo and Juliet is undoubtedly a tragedy, ending in the pair’s death. But, since the two committed suicide, it is unclear whether their demise was brought on by themselves or sealed through fate. Elizabethans knew that suicide was the devil’s business so this...
Romeo and Juliet Essay
Gavin Brown Brown 1
Romeo and Juliet
December 11, 2013
Romeo and Juliet, much like many of Shakespeare's timeless plays, deals with great tragedy.
This particular play, however, deals with multiple deaths at the...
Sample units of work
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, GCSE
Globe Education Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
by Georghia Ellinas and Michael Jones
Year 7: Romeo meets Juliet
Year 8: What’s in a name?
Year 9: Father or Lover?
GCSE: The presentation of conflict...
Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?
Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Capulet was to be the most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet since he had the most negative influence over the situation. First, Capulet forced Juliet to marry Paris in...
What is the role of women during this time period?
The role of women in this time period was not to be a person in their own rights, but to be a wife and to be a mother to their children. Women had a certain place in society, and they were expected to meet their expectations and to play...
21 February 2013
Shakespeare’s Paradoxical Nature of Life
William Shakespeare’s tragedy of two star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families, entails a variety of conflicting figurative language. Sound devices, imagery,...
Juliet has a strained relationship with her mother, who loves her but is rather distant. It is the Nurse who has brought Juliet up, having been her wet-nurse and then her Nanny and continues to be employed by the Capulets in this capacity. It is no surprise, then, that Juliet finds the...
In Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results for Romeo and Juliet. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly and fate causes them to commit...
Romeo and Juliet, two lovers are faced with a grave problem when falling in love was inevitable; however, both sides of their families are participants in an ancient feud against one another, but even their own blood wont come between the...
This research paper will compare and contrast literal aspects of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare and Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Both the movies fall in the genre categories of drama and romance, but...