Many details of Shakespeare’s person life were left a mystery for which we as readers must wonder if his plays and sonnets give clue. When going to a Shakespearean play one will find the experience in its self, is one of love, loss, and tragedy. People would come from all around to feel the way Shakespeare wanted the audience to feel. He wanted to express his life and his way of thinking through his art which was dramatic writing. Shakespeare expresses his love through his plays such as Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Hamlet and many others through his use of wit, humor and dramatic talent.
Shakespeare found it in 'The history of Scotland' by Raphael Hollinshead, but Shakespeare's play is far more than a dramatic rewrite of historical facts. Shakespeare made many changes to the original story to ensure two things. Firstly, that it was suitably adapted so that general audiences would have appreciated it, that it had an interesting plot and was generally entertaining. But secondly that it was especially suited to James I particular tastes and interests, so that he would find it a 'pleasing play.' As a play it is very entertaining, not just for king James, but also for general audiences of his time.
With so many plots and characters the audience can’t look away without later on not understanding something. Perhaps this is part of the reason why Shakespeare makes his first scenes so important. Introducing almost every character in the play, including fighting scenes and important speeches and also some humour helps keep the vast variety of audience amused and entertained.
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a play based mainly around the theme of love. This theme is good for building a play around because if there is love then you can have hate to contrast it, and many other emotions can be brought in. Love also makes the story interesting to an audience of Shakespeare's time; also to audiences of more modern times as people are still enjoying his work to this day. This shows his ability as a playwright was very good. Love is particularly important in this play though as it runs all the way through; this allows many different aspects of love to be explored such as, the relationship between Romeo and Juliet which is an exciting new love relationship.
The Relevance of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Today I strongly agree with this statement the reason being, the story of Romeo and Juliet shows arange of emotions and issues that people from any age, gender or background are able to relate to. This is one of many reasons why the story is such a big success in today's culture. Shakespeare's story is focused on the two young lovers that can't be together and all the anguish that surrounds them, this is true as it follows on in to day's society. At the beginning of the play Shakespeare lets the audience have an insight to what the play may be about, he does that in such a way through the prologue which is featured in the beginning of the play. "From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean" this quote shows how Shakespeare intrigues the audience interest by letting the audience question themselves on What the grudge is about.
The Effects of Imagery in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Works Cited Missing Shakespeare used many aspects of language particularly imagery in many forms to make Romeo & Juliet more dramatic, exciting and interesting for his audience. He managed to make the play more accessible to his audience. Some of whom, in the sixteenth century, somewhat ill-educated. He used language to convey the main concerns of the public i.e. death, love, violence, avarice and wealth.
In this essay we will discuss about the 1996 film version of Romeo and Juliet which addressed the new young generation starring Claire Danes as Juliet and Leonardo Di Caprio as Romeo. We will discuss whether the 1996 film version update the Shakespeare’s play or distort it and whether the film helped the audience to connect with the play or did it change the play beyond recognit... ... middle of paper ... ... because Luhrmann created the same message what Shakespeare did with his Language. This was important because modern audience cannot relate with Shakespeare’s language. The way he transformed Shakespeare’s words in images was incredible and it recalled the same emotions, but as far as the text is concerned, the film is still farthest from the play. Works Cited Georgopoulou, Xenia.
I think people still find `Romeo and Juliet` fascinating today is because the play is built up of a mixture of scenes. For example it has romance in the form of Romeo and Juliet's relationship, fate which occurs regularly throughout the play and violence mostly caused by Tybalt. It contains an interest for all ages and different types of people, despite people think it's outrageous to find true love and get married at the age of thirteen! `Romeo and Juliet` is popular worldwide with the famous saying "Romeo, Romeo, where art thou Romeo?" The beautiful language throughout the play is unique which also attracts an audience.
Although Shakespeare did in many ways copy Brook’s ideas, he developed them and gave them his own style of writing and edge. But this idea of copying and using other’s ideas, no matter how substantial or subtl... ... middle of paper ... ...ng with the theme of death and love, ‘now old desire doth in his death-bed lie.’ William Shakespeare’s immense success with Romeo and Juliet is due to the fact that the two themes love and hate compliment each other and collide giving the play, drama, excitement, tragedy and suspense. This has been recognised in years since and the idea of star-crossed lovers and fated love has been used time and time again in films, musicals e.g. West Side Story, and even soaps. Its an idea that is popular with both young and old which is why Romeo and Juliet managed to remain fresh in people’s minds two centuries later, with modern adaptations and performances taking place still even today.
Romeo and Juliet - Foreshadowing Foreshadowing has been used throughout the ages of literature revealing horroriffic endings and scheming love, helping the reader from being to overly surprised by the outcomes. Many writers use this technique of writing utilizing its ability to add so much more meaning to a novel. As in the age of Elizabethans, directors and actors caged this skill exploiting it when ever thought necessary. In the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare utilizes foreshadowing to keep the audience from becoming to upset by the tragic outcome. He also uses it to display Romeo's and Juliet's enduring love for one another.