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I am writing to inform you that I have been chosen to play the role of Juliet in the forthcoming 21st century film 'Romeo and Juliet'.

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51 Firle Road Eastbourne East Sussex BN22 8EE 18th April 2003 Dear Mr Sibley, As you are my drama teacher, I am writing to inform you that I have been chosen to play the role of Juliet in the forthcoming 21st century film 'Romeo and Juliet'. I am extremely pleased to have been chosen to play such an important role and I am writing to request some of your professional guidance. I have already thought through how I intend to approach the role in various scenes. However, I am unsure whether my ideas fit Shakespeare's description and actions of Juliet. I would be extremely grateful if you could spare some time to read over my thoughts and point me in the right direction to getting the most out of playing this role. I see Juliet as a lonely, young girl who spends most of her time inside with her closest, if not only friend The Nurse. Juliet is 'yet a stranger to the world' said by Lord Capulet (Juliet's father) and had known none other than to obey her parents. The Nurse brought Juliet up from a small child, as her Biological mother would have nothing to do with it because of her own importance. ...read more.

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EVIDENCE I COULD USE I think Juliet is extremely tempted to kiss Romeo right from the beginning but she doesn't want to rush things incase she's read him all wrong, and he isn't the all nice man she sees him as. However, towards the end of the conversation she can't resist the temptation and kisses him. Right at the end of the scene, Romeo and Juliet's worst nightmares come true, they are both children of the two heads of families that are great enemies. Romeo and Juliet were having so wooed by love that they don't think twice that anything like this could have happened. After finding this out I think I will act completely gob smacked and speechless but so wounded by cupids arrow that nothing can get in between her and Romeo. Having kissed Romeo twice Juliet comes out with the line: "You kiss by th' book" Act 1 scene 5 line 109 One common view, to which people believe, is that Juliet suggests Romeo has studied the art of kissing from this "book" she speaks of. When we speak of being "by the book", it means we play by the rules, do everything right; and by doing everything right, what we are doing, must be perfect. ...read more.

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Correct mistakes! Thank you! The end is so lame coz I had 3 hrs sleep I have an excuse hehe! Ok I will do the ending some other day it shouldn't take too long, I just need to basically conclude I think!? Thank you ! I LOVE U!? Lauren xxx When Juliet starts to back off from Romeo it is dramatic because Romeo knows that Juliet likes him and he just wants to spend time with Juliet but Juliet knows that she must go because they are in grave danger if they get caught. Then they won't be able to spend time with each other and Romeo will probably get killed if caught It is dramatic when the nurse keeps interrupting Romeo and Juliet when they are talking near the end of the scene. The nurse does this by saying "Madam" then Juliet keeps talking to Romeo then says it again then Juliet carries on talking then the nurse says Juliet and Juliet replies by and by I come". Then eventually she goes. This is dramatic because Juliet's nurse keeps calling but she carries on talking to Romeo and then Juliet eventually decides to go and still can't tear herself away from Romeo. NOTES! Lauren Weston Mr Sidley English 10Y4/10B ...read more.

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