This play is still popular today as it has many good atmosphere changes: from the comedy to the action and the romance and betray. Also many directors have made this play into new and exciting versions. Act 3 scene 1 is significant because as in many of Shakespeare’s plays this is the climax of the play. Acts before this showed the fighting and the feuding between the family and the romance building with Juliet and the wedding. In this scene two of the main characters die in a violent way.
He wrote the play for Queen Elizabeth the 1st, the play also appealed to a wider audience at that time. In Shakespeare’s time the audience would have really enjoyed watching this plays as it gives them chance to forget about their awful lives. Shakespeare wrote his plays just for his audience, some of his plays were a success and some weren’t. Romeo and Juliet was a huge success and is still a popular play now. The play starts with a prologue this tells the audience what is going to happen during the play bringing dramatic tension to the play, as the audience will be waiting to see the fights and tragedies.
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.
Napoleon Bonaparte once said, "There is no such thing as an accident; it is Fate misnamed." This is clearly shown in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a play about love and hate and the eventual demise of "star-crossed lovers," Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare eloquently states throughout the play that Fate is to blame for the lover's deaths in the end. While some may argue that the characters are to blame due to their choices, which, the readers may claim, were acts or free will, the reality of the situation is that Fate is to blame for causing Romeo and Juliet to fall in love as well as causing the situations that led to their deaths.
Shakespeare tells of the great tragedy that will follow. The sonnet form is used because it is more interesting when performed on stage than simple prose. Shakespeare uses clever language in the Prologue to build suspense. For example, on line four he writes, 'From ancient grudge break new mutiny.' 'Ancient grudge' suggests that the disagreement between the Montague and Capulet families has been going on for a very long time and the mutual hatred between them has grown stronger and stronger.
Analysis of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, the famous playwright wrote the well known play Romeo And Juliet. The play was written over 400 years ago, but is still much loved by its modern day audiences as it was by the elizebethan audiences of shakespeare's time. Even though times have changed drastically since the play was first written, its themes and events are still relevent in todays society. Romeo and Juliet was written in a way which gave it the power to entertain an audience. Everybody could at least relate to one thing in the play, as the play has many themes.
There are many contributors that make the play so popular, not just the love aspect. There is beautiful language and imagery, lots of effective contrasts and different moods that run right throughout the play. The idea of black and white is echoed throughout the play with the love and hate theme. The families Montague and Capulet are not at war but have an "ancient grudge", because of this there are many conflicts between the servants and family members. These conflicts or fights bring a lot of tension and excitement to the play.
From this, we know that Romeo and Juliet are heading for death from the beginning of the play, an... ... middle of paper ... ...er-perch these walls; / For stony limits cannot hold love out, /And what love can so that dares love attempts” (II.II, 71-74). This is an echo of the biblical Songs of Songs (Shmoop Editorial Team). This can also be referred to as the Song of Solomon, a collection of love poems, which are in the Old Testament. Juliet is also mad that she has fallen in love with Romeo. Juliet says that her “only love sprung from my only hate!
In the beginning of the play, Romeo is preoccupied with Rosaline. He claims that he “Ne'er saw her match since first the world begun” (I.II. 99-100). Lovestruck by Rosaline, Romeo is anguished by Rosaline’s refusal to love him. Yet, later that night, when Romeo and Juliet meet, he suddenly forgets about Rosaline, and he states “Forswear it, sight,/For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night” (I. IV.59-60).
William Shakespeare wrote many great plays in his day. His tale of Romeo and Juliet portrays a tragic love. This play ends with the deaths of the key characters Romeo and Juliet, because of their forbidden love. Many factors contribute to their demise. The scene of when they first meet, the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio, and the final death scene all reveal why the two of them cannot be together in the end.