The play starts with a street brawl between Montagues and Capulets. The Prince of Verona intervenes and declares that further breach of the peace will be punishable by death. Later, Count Paris talks to Lord Capulet about marrying his daughter, but Capulet is wary of the request because Juliet is still only thirteen. Capulet asks Paris to wait another two years and invites him to attend a planned Capulet ball. Lady Capulet and Juliet's nurse try to persuade
Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, is a story of two young lovers. These two hearts, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet belong to feuding families. The family feud causes them to keep their love a secret and therefore only Romeo, Juliet, Benvolio, the Nurse and Friar Lawrence know of their love. Romeo and Juliet are able to look past the feud and let themselves fall in mad love with the other. They let themselves do almost anything for the other and at times it seems like too much to do, even for the one they love. Although fate and character traits play a key role in the play, ultimately Rome and Juliet’s personal choices lead to their downfall.Fate originates all of the conflicts in Romeo and Juliet, from when they met until they die.
The vial brushes fingertips, one snatching the glass bottle. Contained within the crystal clear barrier dances the liquid with the property of fleeting death, and enchants two naïve lovers to an early parting in "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare. Two star crossed lovers take the stage, bound by their endless love but separated by the ancient hate of their two families. In desperate endeavors to be able to spend their days together, terrible communication distorts their arrangements, and the horror of living without the other ends the lives of Romeo and Juliet. The characters of this play all contribute to the deaths of the two young lovers. Amongst the characters, Friar Laurence stands as the most to blame for the deaths of Juliet and her Romeo because of the secret the Friar keeps, his knowledge of the inevitable, and the encouragement and plotting of pitiable decisions.
One of William Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, Romeo and Juliet, tells the story of two star-crossed lovers from opposite families that are victims to tragic circumstances. Romeo and Juliet meet each other for the first time at a party and they fall in love and eventually decide to get married. Mercutio is the closest friend to Romeo and plays an important role in his life. Mercutio 's concern is always for Romeo and for peace between the two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. Mercutio is the first to see that Romeo is deeply in love. Tybalt, is Juliet 's cousin who kills Mercutio and Romeo kills Tybalt in return and is exiled from Verona. Juliet is being forced to marry Count Paris. A plan comes about that Juliet is to be drugged which would cause her to appear dead and therefore preventing her from having to marry Count Paris. However Romeo fails to receive the details of the plan
In the short span of less than a week, Romeo has gone from being lovesick over a girl named Rosaline to falling deeply in love with Juliet, who also loved him back. They got married, and not even a day after, Romeo was banished from Verona and Juliet's parents had made wedding plans for Juliet to marry the county Paris. It would be quite accurate to state that the story of Romeo and Juliet's lives were a warning of the hastiness of youth and adults and where rushed decisions could lead, as the two star-crossed lovers eventually both took their own lives; resulting in grief in both households, and a future warning to all to think decisions through, as one wrong choice could cause harm, bloodshed, and even the end of lives.
Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight while Romeo is crashing her party. The two marry the next day by the Friar Lawrence, hiding any suspicion from their families. That night Romeo plans to go to Juliet’s through her window, and sleep with her. Before that ever happens, Romeo kills her cousin Tybalt, but only after Tybalt kills Mercutio.
“O Romeo, O Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” This quote from one of Shakespeare’s most well known plays “Romeo and Juliet” is probably one of the most well known quotes from the story. The tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” starts out as a tale of two star-crossed lovers whose fate led them to meet while they each came from two families who hate each other. Throughout the play, they fall more and more in love and are so desperate to be together they end up killing themselves in the process. This may have ended the feud, but it still ended with two teenagers, one’s mother, one’s cousin, and one’s best friend dead. Romeo and Juliet may have killed themselves, but their deaths were caused by fate, and their families’ hatred toward one another.
Analysis of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare The situation is that Juliet has to face, is that she is married to Romeo a Montague and her family’s enemy. In scene one of act three Mercutio fights Tybalt, Mercutio is killed, and in reaction to this Romeo goes after Tybalt and kills him. This then leads Romeo to be banished by the Prince. Although Romeo is banished, Romeo and Juliet still spend their wedding night together.
Analysis of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet is a tragic 16th century Shakespearean love story set in the Italian city of Verona. The life of a father and daughter in our lifetime at the moment would vary considerably from the one Capulet and Juliet lead in the play. In the 16th century women were expected to do many things for men. Men’s expectations for women in the 16th century were that they cleaned the house looked after the children and were treated as second class citizens. Men expected women to obey them and do anything they say if the women disobeyed the men they would subject to punishment in the version of getting hit in those days because there wasn’t strict law and order in those days.
Analysis of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare “Romeo and Juliet” was written in the mid 1590’s and it was played over and over again for people in Shakespeare’s time. The play was set in Verona, Italy, and this would likely be because the country had some scenes of severe conflicts at that time, which led to some of the territories to be divided into several pieces; this had some sort of connection to the dispute between the two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. Futhermore, Verona was also known for a romantic place, which immaculately fits in with the love story of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare and Luhrmann, both engage their audience by different techniques and themes, however their ways they attract their audiences were different.