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Romeo and Juliet

The play Romeo and Juliet is about two young lovers, who's love was destined to be broken because of the hatred between the Capulets and Montagues. Set in Verona, Romeo, a Montague, meets Juliet, a Capulet. They fall in love and marry although their families hate each other. Most of the themes in Romeo and Juliet relate to youth today and carry over into the modern society. One theme is, Teenagers don't think before they act and the consequences can be severe. In the quote by Juliet, "Well, do...

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Romeo and Juliet Motifs and Theme of Love One of the best known Shakespearean plays, Romeo and Juliet, has amazing motifs that develop the theme of love. This play was translated into 80 different languages over the past four centuries and is 416 years old and remains the best known love story of all time. When people come across forbidden love or star-crossed lovers, they usually think of Romeo and Juliet. There are so many versions of movies, books, and plays that are based on the story of Romeo...

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Is Friar Lawrence responsible? There always has to be a person at fault when someone kills themselves. The play Romeo and Juliet is written by William Shakespeare, and it features two lovers by the names of Romeo and Juliet. They get married despite their parents hate for each other. Both Romeo and Juliet end up killing themselves and it is made unclear who is to blame for their deaths. Friar Lawrence is to blame for three main reasons, he developed multiple plans that repeatedly failed, he did...

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opening lines of “Romeo and Juliet”, tell the reader what is happening before it really happens. The article talks about how people that have just fallen in love can appear crazy to the rest of the world, even though they might feel even more sane than ever before. Romeo and Juliet have this same experience. Characters like the Friar worry about Romeo and Juliet because they are smart and sensible and know Romeo and Juliet are rushing into a big mistake. In “Romeo and Juliet” Shakespeare's characters...

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Romeo & Juliet Author William Shakespeare was born in Statford-upon-Avon on April 23 1564. He went to free grammar school in Stratford. It was a good school where he learned even Greek and Latin. But he didn’t go to college that’s so people thought he didn’t write his work, because apparently in that time if you didn’t go to college you weren’t smart enough to write such good books and plays. He started getting famous in 1592 when he showed in his talent in writing plays London, suchHamlet...

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to find out who it is. Romeo is too stubborn and will not tell who he is in love with. Act I Scene ii 1. Paris asks Lord Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage. 2. Romeo finds out that Rosaline will attend the mask party. 3. Benvolio challenges Romeo to go to the part and compare Rosaline with other women of Verona. Act I Scene iii 1. Lady Capulet tries to have a civil conversation about marriage with Juliet but Nurse interrupts he with stories of the when Juliet was a toddler. 2. Lady...

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Romeo and Juliet It has often been said that information is power. Knowledge is a weapon, and lacking knowledge and information leads people into preventable predicaments. In all walks of life, people make bad decisions because they don’t know any better. Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” is a prime example of this. Two young lives are lost due to youthful choices and lack of experience. Poor and uninformed decisions can lead to irreversible consequences. As humans, we learn from experience. Romeo...

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A Justified Tragedy The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is considered part of the tragic genre, and justly so. Throughout the play, aspects that align with the Greeks definition of tragedy appear frequently. Because of the multiple appearances, combined with many other aspects, Romeo and Juliet, is indeed a tragedy. The characteristics of Romeo and Juliet fit those required of a tragic protagonist. Romeo and Juliet come from “Two households, both alike in dignity”...

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.  Ayona Bieber Blackmon Mrs. Crawford Freshman Honors English 4 April 2013 The Role of Foreshadowing in Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet foreshadows the execrable endings and dreadful fates of “A pair of star-crossed lovers” (Prologue.6). By chance of destiny, the characters Romeo and Juliet unite, wed, and die. William, as he does a plethora of times, reveals this affair with the use of foreshadowing. Shakespeare utilizes foreshadowing to bestow a relief to his...

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Romeo and Juliet Character analysis Romeo plays a big part in the play/book Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. In the beginning of the play, Romeo is obsessed with Rosaline, the love of his life. He spends most of his time sighing over his depressing and nonexistent love life.  Romeo is first mentioned as an aimless wanderer, preoccupied with thoughts of Rosaline.  His father describes his doleful manner: "Many a morning hath he been there seen/ with tears augmenting the fresh morning's...

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