Analysis Of The Film 'Romeo And Juliet'

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Since the dawn of the cinematic age film has effectively altered the course of society and individual people. Due to the decrease in cost for movies, cable, and satellite television since its advent, people worldwide have been able to be given the exact same messages from what they tune into or go to see. As such the directors, producers, writers, and the like have the need to maintain a level of decorum into their films and television productions to prevent society from receiving certain positive and negative messages on accident. Sometimes they don’t do too well with it. Now, it isn’t inherently their fault, humans take messages in in a multitude of very different ways. For example, look at all the different variations in all the translations…show more content…
This is clearly shown in the specific part of the beginning where we are to see Ted Montague’s hand being pulled away from a gun he has named his ‘long sword’ by his wife, Caroline. This advertises the control of command that Mrs. Montague appears to possess over her husband and indirectly the high position that she hold in the family itself as its matriarchy influence to Ted’s patriarchy. Later on, before the party in which the famed Shakespearian couple meets, we see Gloria Capulet, as what could only be defined as the Matriarch of the Capulet family, speaking to her daughter, Juliet. Her attendance as the primary and highest visibly ranking Capulet alludes to the ideal of her leadership being…show more content…
There is evidence, even in the first scene of the film. There we see Tybalt (a.k.a. The Prince of Cats) clothed in a vest that possessed the image of Jesus Christ of the Christian faith upon it’s front and to accompany him is his mother the Virgin Mary whose likeness is place upon two twin guns strapped to Tybalt’s person. In this scene Tybalt begins the famed ‘3rd civil brawl’ whose genesis was brought upon by Tybalt aiming one of his guns at a young boy of around ten years of age before firing upon the enemy Montagues. Later this same pair of guns makes an appearance as Romeo uses one to dispatch Tybalt himself in cold-blood as revenge for Tybalt mortally stabbing and killing Mercutio. This murder of Tybalt sealed Romeo and Juliet’s fate as Romeo is banished. Leading Juliet to stage her death and when Romeo dies of suicide by poisoning at her side as she wakes up, she herself also commits suicide with a shot to the head with Romeo’s gun. These two suicides happen inside of a church, a building that upholds an ideal of suicide as a

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