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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet: Nurse Thesis: In William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, Nurse causes problems due to dishonesty; however, she is victimized when other characters take advantage of her. The Nurse is taken advantage of in many parts of the story. Juliet takes advantage of their relationship when she wants the Nurse to go out and talk to Romeo about the marriage. (Act 2, Sc. 4) This proves that she is a victim but she is also Juliet’s servant. Although no matter what Juliet should be...

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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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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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Romeo and Juliet is the tale of two teenagers, whose families are sworn enemies. Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love. Upon realizing that the objects of their affections are their families sworn enemies, they decide to marry, without parental knowledge or consent. When Juliet’s father announces that she is to marry another man, she fakes her death so that she can remain faithful to her husband Romeo, without admitting her disobedience to her parents. Romeo had at this point been banished from...

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ROMEO AND JULIET i) What is the theme of the film/play Romeo & Juliet? There are many themes in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Different people find many different themes; it all depends on ones point of view. Some common themes are: Love, Fate and Hatred. Each of these themes is discussed below in relation to the film/play. LOVE Love in Romeo and Juliet is not that really, idealized emotion. The love Romeo and Juliet share is beautiful and passionate. It is pure, exhilarating, and transformative...

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one does not seek perfection,” stated by the British author, George Orwell. Everyone should understand that perfection is unachievable; therefore, humans carry various flaws. William Shakespeare demonstrates this in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet where although Romeo is the tragic hero, he also shows an excessive amount of tragic flaws that bring him down throughout the play. One of the flaws that he carries is falling in love too quickly and deeply. In another flaw, he shows his impulsiveness....

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ESSAY ROMEO & JULIET The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is essentially about teenagers refusing to listen their parents, how ever the out come may have been the same if they had listened to their parents because they would have been so unhappy and miserable that they weren’t together. “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a play about two young people who fall in love but whose families are enemies and will never agree to them being together. Romeo and Juliet refuse to listen to their parents...

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violence can solve problems but only temporarily, the solution is never permanent. In many situations violence has sparked more violence, not just in Romeo and Juliet but in real life situations. William Shakespeare manages to take real-life themes and incorporates them into his plays. He brought the theme of violence creating more violence in Romeo and Juliet by making the two families, the Capulets and the Montagues, use violence as the solution to their problems concerning each other. But there are...

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