Romeo Juliet

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet: Who’s to Blame? What started as one of the greatest love stories, turned into a tragic struggle, in Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet realize that being together wont be auk with their feuding families, but they are selfish with their love and have no idea the consequences that will unfold. Romeo and Juliet had help with their tragic demise. Tybalt, Lord Capulet and Friar Lawrence also played a part in their lives. Juliet;s haughty cousin Tybalt is largely

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    To put Romeo and Juliet into perspective, you will need to know a bit about William Shakespeare, the origins of the story, and its influence today. Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564. His father sold gloves and became an important person in the town. William, one of eight children, was the eldest son, and probably educated at the local grammar school. He married when he was only 18 and his wife, Anne Hathaway, was eight years older than him. They had two

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    ROMEO AND JULIET Verona city in Italy is where the upsetting story of the unlucky love affair was set. Romeo a Montague and Juliet a Capulet are 'a pair of star crossed lovers who took their lives in an attempt to bury their parents strife'. The Montague's and the Capulet 'both alike in dignity,' were engaged in an ancient feud, which sadly nothing but the death of their children could stop. Romeo and Juliet two adaptations. Franco Zeffirelli [1968] Original version Baz Luhrmann [1996

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    Romeo and Juliet were born into the feud their families had been fighting for generations. It is much like the countries that have hated each other for as long as anyone can remember. The minor characters even started a brawl at the beginning of the play over a simple little insult. In fact all through the story violence was impacting major events. The best example of this of course is the ending. Violence not only affected the ending to Romeo and Juliet it was the reason for most events

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    Fate is defined as a force, principle or power that predetermines events, it is the inevitable events that are destined by this force. Fate is behind almost all of the conflicts in Romeo and Juliet, from the moment they met until they die together tragedy. Romeo and Juliet's fates were formed from the moment of their births. The Capulet ‘s and Montague’s hatred of each other is what pushed Romeo and Juliet together. The families were mortal enemies and Romeo and Juliet were never

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    Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare between the years 1591-1595, it is and it was one of the most well-known and well-quoted piece of English literature. Audience during Shakespeare times would watch his plays for fun and entertainment because they don’t have anything to do or to play with. The prologue creates tension because it starts to build up the following scene. The main themes of the play are when Romeo and Juliet fall in love and die together, this shows that two enemies fall

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    Our Modern Version of Romeo and Juliet act3, scene 1 is about a FBI and MI5. The MI5 have come onto FBI territory, they start to have a fight and the Morden day Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo take revenge on Tybalt; after a big fight and this leads to the death of Tybalt and Romeo runs away as he knows that he will get into trouble with the police. The part I was playing was Romeo; I tried to portray this Man that loved his job, but was lost far away in his own imagination. When everything

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  • Romeo Juliet Book Report

    Romeo and Juliet Characters: Romeo Juliet Capulet Montague Friar Lawrence This is a book report on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. It was published as a play in 1597, there is 221 pages in this book. This is a book that is characterized by drama since it is a play. It is a story that involves two rival families in the city of Verona who children fall in love by chance and go through many struggles to keep their love. Romeo and Juliet were two young lovers whose families

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    What effect does the theme of Fate play in Romeo and Juliet? The theme of Fate in the play, Romeo and Juliet is just one of the themes along with many other themes cleverly interweaved into the plot of the play. However, although it is just one of the many themes, it would probably play a very large part in the story. The theme of Fate has extensive value throughout the plot and appears many times as the story develops. Fate helps to develop the climax further, taking it to a further level

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    How does Fate play a role in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet  Change Slide: What is fate? Fate is the idea that the future is already planned even if people do not know what is going to happen to them. I’m going to talk about Romeo and Juliet, a play by William Shakespeare's, one of the greatest love stories of all time. This story has been known to be timeless even though it was written around 1595. This play is a story of forbidden love that is resolved in two tragic deaths of Romeo

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    Mrs Valerio ENG 2D1 Patrick Poplawski Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Romeo and Juliet In Shakespeare’s, “Romeo and Juliet,” one can see the contrast between plot, character development and theme; three important elements of literature that are ongoing throughout the book. In Act 2 Scene 5, specifically, there are many factors adding to the plot, such as Romeos descriptive orders involving his marriage with Juliet. This scene also shows a new side of the character Juliet, as her

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    In the events that took place late yesterday, a bloody brawl out broke on the peaceful streets in fair Verona. There has been a long standing feud between the house of Montague and Capulet. Many brawls have occurred, this to be the most bloody of all. This event conseqencely left the two families grieving for their loved ones. Both Benvolio and Tybalt causes of this, died as a result and Romeo banished from his home. Witnesses revealed it was in fact that Tybalt came to the Montague’s to

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    The Avalanche: An Analysis of the Function of Speed in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is an avalanche. As a loose pebble in the snowcapped mountain wobbles in the wind, Romeo yodels to Juliet in the cliffs just to send it tumbling, lightly, down a vertical abyss. It does not end there, of course, for this pebble held back the rocks and boulders constituting the height of the peak, and the reaction now begins as each individual stone rolls with momentum. They pick up speed

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    I guess the question on everyone’s mind is whether Romeo and Juliet were driven by true lust or love? Some may argue that they lust over each other, and do not truly love each other. Sexual desire is not the case for Romeo and Juliet; it is merely inexperience and immaturity. Firstly, Romeo is just another confused teenager, he does not know love, but he wants love. Romeo is not in love with Juliet or Rosaline, but rather, in love with the idea of love. He goes off of impressions and does

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    Sidney Morin 11-16-09 Bad Decisions End in Tragedy Mrs. Trombley 9G Hour 6 The character Friar Laurence is a bad man in the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. The Friar makes a bad decision that ends with two lovers dead. He wishes for the best although it does not turn out the way he planned. When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married the Friar assists them and does not tell the feuding households of Romeo’s Montague family and Juliet’s

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  • Romeo and Juliet Movie

    Focus on Shakespeare 1. Romeo and Juliet is definitely one of the best and tragic films I have ever seen. Shortly I can say that it is an eternal love story where Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes) secretly fall in love with each other and go to confession. But their love is forbidden and the story goes over from being a romance to become a tragedy. DiCaprio needs a little time to get into the role, but soon he becomes a mind blowing and charming hero who is willing to

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    Karl francois Mr.sadja ENG1D1-06 Monday, May 30th, 2011 Footage of Mercutio and Tybalt Fighting. Riot Breaks Out in the Streets of Verona Rachel Walker, Staff Reporter Tuesday, March, 16th, 1623 As the sun shone mid afternoon in the streets of Verona, Italy, on Corso Cavour Blvd, Tybalt and his kinsmen approached Mercutio and Benvolio. It was said that Tybalt was to fight against Romeo but Mercutio felt that Romeo wasn’t a worthy of opponent so he took it upon himself to fight Tybalt

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  • Romeo & Juliet - a Tragedy

    In William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, the character that showed the most integrity was Benvolio. Persons who display integrity are honest, trustworthy, and responsible. Benvolio is all of these things. Throughout the entire play Benvolio demonstrated time and time again these qualities. He is truly a person who demonstrates integrity in everyday society. You may ask where is the proof that Benvolio has demonstrated honesty, yet it is as plain as day. Honesty is telling the whole truth in

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    . Romeo- “I fear too early, for my mind misgives Some consequences, yet hanging in the stars,” In this instance we can see Romeos fatal flaw in action as even though he feels there will be consequences ‘hanging in the stars’ if he goes to the party, he is too spontaneous and goes against his instinct as he is easily persuaded by Mercutio to attend the Capulet's party. In the end we can in fact see the consequence of Romeos fatal flaw, as if he had stuck to his instinct he would have never

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  • Romeo and Juliet Revisited

    Sylvia Lam English Composition This photograph was taken by Annie Leibovitz for the spread, “Love of a Lifetime,” for the December 2008 edition of Vogue. The spread captures the fleeting and passionate romance from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a centuries old tragic play about two young star crossed lovers. The two main subjects, Romeo and Juliet, stand on the opposite sides of the open doors in the photograph. Their positions suggests they are physically far apart, but emotionally

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    • In Act 2, Scene, 2 Romeo’s attitude to love shifts from an infatuated love towards Rosaline to a more true and youthful love he feels for Juliet. Shakespeare uses literary devices such as celestial and religious imagery to portray this change. When Romeo for the first time sets his eyes on Juliet he uses light imagery to express his feelings ‘arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon’. For Romeo, Juliet is the sun who has brought brightness into his life. This beautifully romantic imagery

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    Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare Edexcel Certificate KET0/01 Edexcel International GCSE 4ET0/01 English Literature Paper 1: Drama and Prose Section A: Drama The purpose of this pack is to provide centres with the question paper, mark scheme and a set of exemplars with commentaries. Included in this pack: • Question from Summer 2012 paper • Marked scripts with the mark and band • Examiner commentary and mark scheme Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare 5 EITHER (a) How far do you agree

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    The Influential Play: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Have you heard of Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Do you ever wonder how it has lasted through the ages? There are certain elements that have allowed it to accomplish this. The elements that make Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet a lasting and influential play are the romantic love, the contrast of the Capulets and the Montagues, and the poetic language. The romantic love is the essence of the play

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    Romeo and Juliet, Act III Directions: Answer the following thoughtfully and thoroughly in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper. Scene i 1. Explain why you think Romeo should or should not have fought Tybalt after Mercutio's death. 2. Mercutio and Tybalt were both hotheaded. What made Mercutio a more likeable character? 3. Should Romeo go to the Prince and explain his actions, including his marriage to Juliet? Explain you answer. Scene ii 1. How does Juliet

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  • Romeo and Juliet Foreshaddowing

    In the book Romeo and Juliet by William shake sphere, there is foreshadowing throughout the whole entire book. The main thing that is being foreshadowing is the death of the charters. Including death by objects, thoughts of death, and death of people. Shakespeare seems to give hints throughout the book about what what will happen during the book, many movies, and books do this. Death by objects is a small theme in the book about death. ”oh tell me friar, tell me, in what part of this anatomy

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    Introduction Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy about two opposing families, the Capulets and the Montagues who are constantly feuding. Romeo and Juliet are two young lovers but they come from different families, Romeo is a Montague whilst Juliet is a Capulet. Although the most obvious theme in the play is love, there are several scenes which contain violence and conflict. The play opens with violence due to the conflict between the two feuding families and it is this conflict that ultimately

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    Although these texts were written more than a century apart, they both explore the changeable and intricate relationships between a parent and their child. ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘An Inspector Calls’ portray similar relationships between a parent and child. The structure of each text highlights the conflict and aggression, as the tension progresses. The scenes intensify when the powerful, controlling father figure feels his authority has been challenged by a child in the family. Firstly, in

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    The play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about two star-crossed lovers that come from rival families, yet fate brings them together and despite the grudge that each family holds for each other. In life, people change, in good drama just like the characters in Romeo and Juliet. It can be explored through the characters: Lord Capulet, Friar Lawrence and Romeo Montague. Lord Capulet started off being very moderate but towards the end he becomes immoderate, with the rushing of the

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    William Shakespeare is considered one of the greatest writers of all times. One of his most famous tragic plays is Romeo and Juliet. Within this play Shakespeare takes characters, events and themes to model human behaviours. Within Act III, Scene I it displays both characters and events that demonstrate human behaviour. When Tybalt and Romeo quarrel and Romeo refuses to fight Tybalt, it all ends tragically with Tybalt slaying Mercutio. Within Act III, Scene I this is revealed by the way the

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  • Romeo and Juliet - Haste

    William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet - Haste In the play, Romeo and Juliet, everything happens very quickly, this is why one of the main themes in Romeo and Juliet is haste. As a result of haste, Romeo and Juliet wind up married and dead within the course of five days. Throughout this play, three characters stand out when it comes to haste; Capulet, Juliet, and of course Romeo. Once Capulet decides that he wants Paris and Juliet to be married, he tries to move things along very quickly

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    Romeo and Juliet Essay - Critical Commentary Critical Commentary Opening Prologue: The first act prologue not only reveals what will happen during the course of the play, but also some of the major dichotomies. The opening line shows us that the Capulet and Montague houses are, although at odds, equal in their aristocratic status. It was considered "fashionable" in the Renaissance for aristocratic families to have feuds, but they were not to engage

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  • Romeo and Juliet - Ex

    Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare Pre-reading 1. Vocabulary: Match word and definition. Words that may come in handy. Match the words in the left column with the explanations in the right column, and write the word over the definition. imagery | Word: Simile a comparison using “like” or “as” | soliloquy | Word: Run-on lines which the sense runs from one line to the next; lines which are not end-stopped

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    “Love is the root of death.” This saying, once preached by the famous singer Oscar Wilde, is seen constantly throughout Shakespeare’s plays. Love is a powerful emotion in the world, changing lives for good when practiced properly. However, when used poorly, it is a poison, resulting in the disaster of the user and others involved as portrayed in Romeo and Juliet. The two lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, were immature in both life and love, driven by desire and excitement as well as

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    Romeo and Juliet was Shakespeare’s most famous play which is about love of two teenagers of two rival families. Since Romeo’s family and Juliet’s family are rivals, their families don’t agree with the marriage of their children to each other. However, Romeo and Juliet despite the opposition of their families secretly get married at church and insist on reaching their goal of being together. The whole story is played in the theatre style of the Renaissance; audiences could see violence, young

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    Compare and contrast the way in which Shakespeare presents the themes of love and rebellion in Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado about Nothing. In Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado about Nothing, Shakespeare presents the themes of love and rebellion by the way he presents the characters Juliet and Beatrice. He also does this by using different language and poetic devices such as rhyming couplets and animal imagery. In addition he links in the two plays to comedy and tragedy which helps the reader

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    ‘Romeo and Juliet/Catrin/Follower’ Controlled Assessment: Examining Shakespeare’s ideologies on parental influence and the impact on modern/Elizabethan audiences: Examine the way Shakespeare presents the relationship between Juliet and her parents. By Tiffanie Gould, 10x1 The iconic tragedy written by the world’s most honoured writer William Shakespeare, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a title the world is familiar with. Its impact on modern society is impeccable, whether related to love, tragedy or

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    Jane Doe ENG 2D1 Ms. Delores December 4th, 2013 Have you ever wondered who was really responsible for the tragedy and consequential happenings of everyone's favourite love story; Romeo and Juliet? Firstly responsible in the story is Romeo, who lets his temper regulate his decisions and doesn't wait for clear instructions. Juliet is also a significant contributor to the madness of the story because of her inability to clarify crucial plans. Finally, Friar Lawrence should have an

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    A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO THE SIGNET CLASSIC EDITION OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO AND JULIET By ARTHEA J.S. REED, PH.D. S E R I E S W. GEIGER ELLIS, ED.D., E D I T O R S : UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, EMERITUS and ARTHEA J. S. REED, PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, RETIRED A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet 2 INTRODUCTION William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is an excellent introduction to Shakespearean

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  • Romeo and Juliet Forshadowing

    Romeo and Juliet One of Shakespeare's most popular plays, Romeo and Juliet centers on the ill-fated love between the adolescent offspring of two leading, but warring, families of medieval Verona. Because of the feud between the families and the dictates of the day, which gave Juliet's father the right to promise her in marriage to any man of his choice, Romeo and Juliet's secret marriage is destined to bring tragedy both to the couple and to their families. Although critics disagree over the

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  • Romeo and Juliet Essay

    Shakespeare was a writer that explored a range of emotions in both is drama and his poetry. His presentation of strong feelings, most particularly his presentation of love and passion, is a piece of his writing that has fascinated audiences and critics alike for centuries. It could be argued that his sonnets (166 and 130) and the play Romeo and Juliet best represents his exploration of strong feelings and of love. Romeo and Juliet is a love story written by Shakespeare, it is the most famous

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    When Juliet and Romeo first met, it was at the capulet household on the night of a party. His friends were there to crash the party, but Romeo came for Rosaline. When the servant asked them for assistance and Romeo saw Rosaline's name on the list he knew he needed to go. Romeo did not plan on meeting Juliet there. It was truly love at first sight. Right when Romeo saw her he forgot about Rosaline immediately. He felt the need to be near her, to touch her, and that is what he did. Closer to the

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    Romeo and Juliet To be or not to be, that is the question! Twas whether you’re not the one or whether you are the one. To be or not to be, that is the question! Twas whether you’re not the one or whether you are the one. To be or not to be, that is the question! Twas whether you’re not the one or whether you are the one. To be or not to be, that is the question! Twas whether you’re not the one or whether you are the one. To be or not to be, that is the question! Twas whether you’re not the

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  • Romeo and Juliet Abc

    Intrigue: The Friar suggested a daring intrigue by which Juliet shall take a drug that will make her appear dead for forty-eight hours. This will relieve her from her marriage to Paris and will afford an opportunity for Romeo to take her shortly away to Mantua. Bringing forward the marriage of Juliet and Count Paris is why their intrigue fails. Juliet: Juliet is one of the main characters in the story. She’s a Capulet. She got forced to marry Paris, but she fell for Romeo, a Montague. Kiss

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  • Romeo and Juliet Comparative

    Jade Tate Broadford secondary college Jade Tate Broadford secondary college Year Ten English Romeo and Juliet Comparative Essay Year Ten English Romeo and Juliet Comparative Essay Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, known for its tragic storyline. There are many interpretations of Romeo and Juliet, one of the most widely recognised being Baz Luhrmann’s version. In comparing the Shakespearean Romeo and Juliet to Luhrmann’s version there are many similarities

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    performed by men. Throughout the play women as whole are portrayed as “the weaker vessels” and are objectified by men. Mercutio in particular talks about women in a purely sexual way suggesting that they serve no other purpose other than sex “An open-arse and thou a Poperin pear”. However Juliet is not portrayed in this way and there are many references to suggest that she has a higher status in society than Romeo. A suggestion of this is in 2.2 Juliet stands on the balcony whilst Romeo is

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    telling you what scene it was and sometimes had scenes from the movie Romeo and Juliet that they were acting out at that moment. You could kind of tell which actors or actresses have been acting for a while and who is a beginner in the acting scene but I believe I only noticed that because of acting class. There was one instance where messed up their lines but they went along with it and didn’t make a big deal about it. The thing that confused me at first was who every actor was playing until they

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  • Romeo and Juliet Analysis

    Assignment 1 Romeo and Juliet Contents: Page 1 – Contents page Page 2 – Essay: Romeo and Juliet Page 4 – Bibliography Essay: Romeo and Juliet In this essay I will look at and analyse lines 1 to 30 spoken by Friar Lawrence in Act 2 Scene 3 of the play Romeo and Juliet and prove the importance of these lines towards the plot and how it acts as a premonition of the tragedy to come. I believe these lines prove to be of great importance as they lead the audience to the tragedy that is to come

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  • Romeo and Juliet Essay

    The Tragedy Of a Maniac  (TS)In the play of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo exemplifies  characteristics of a maniacal lover and this damages the relationship between him and Juliet  ultimately leading to the downfall of their love. (CD)For instance, when Romeo threatens to kill  himself after he learns that the Prince banishes him, he says "There is no world without Verona  walls...Hence 'banishèd' is banished from the world/ And world's exile is death" (Shakespeare  III.iii

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    The famous play of Romeo and Juliet written by Shakespeare in 1595 is about a love relationship trying to rise above anger, family feuds and other challenges. The main theme centers on romance especially of the leading characters – Romeo and his Juliet. The story takes places in the city of Verona where it was ruled by a prince. Romeo and Juliet falls in love instantly on their first meeting and live through their dream of marrying and living together. But, the city is full of anger by a

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    Name ______________________________ Date _______________________ Per. ___ Romeo and Juliet – Discussion Questions Act II.i 1. Summarize this brief scene. What is the purpose of this scene? * Romeo decides to go seek Juliet – jumps wall into Capulet compound * Benvolio and Mercutio look for Romeo – Mercutio makes obscene jokes about Romeo’s love * Benvolio and Mercutio give up and leave * In the beginning of scene ii, we learn that Romeo hears them but says they don’t

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