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In this assignment I will highlight, if I agree or disagree with the title of my assignment. I will also discuss which society conventions and rules blighted Romeo and Juliet's love, and which didn't really blight their love at all.

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over the whole family. In this assignment I will highlight, if I agree or disagree with the title of my assignment. I will also discuss which society conventions and rules blighted Romeo and Juliet's love, and which didn't really blight their love at all. In fair Verona in Italy there were two wealthy families. They were named the Capulet's and the Montague's. The two families had been feuding each other for a very long time. They had been feuding so long that they had actually forgotten what the original argument was about. Romeo belonged to the Montague family and Juliet belonged to the Capulet family the two lovers met for the first time at a party at the capulet's house As soon as Romeo and Juliet's eyes meet in the crowded room its love at first sight. Romeo is immediately struck by Juliet's beauty. With this they end up kissing. These are the two main characters in the play that my coursework assignment is about. Firstly one of the things that blighted Romeo and Juliet's love was the convention that fathers should choose their own daughter's husband whom he thinks is suitable for her, no matter what his daughter thinks. ...read more.


Religion also blighted their love as well as the convention. The convention also blighted their love because although they wanted to they knew it would be wrong and they couldn't show their love and affection for each other properly how they wanted to unless they were married. Although on the other hand one good thing did come out of this convention for Romeo and Juliet. This was the excitement of the passion the risk taking of breaking the rules and the well-known conventions. "Is motivated by passion not reason" The rule that the prince is in charge of Verona and that he can punish and banish people and even sometimes have them killed. Sometimes this even happens without them having a reason to k��ࡱ�>�� 6��������5������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������er someone. For example in the story it says "steel club" will have been possible to murder someone a leg of lamb would just not be thought of. Only some one with a quick instinct with a non-exist able motive or plan would have hit someone with a leg of lamb, Mary picked up the leg of lamb just by instinct. On the other hand in complete contrast with Mary Maloney's murder weapon. Dr Grimesby Roylott devises a complicated plan his snake comes down and the whole bell pull and vent would never have been thought of although the detectives were looking for evidence on a well thought out murder plan such as this. ...read more.


"Hullo, darling" On the other hand the 'Speckled Band' story is narrated by Watson. It seems to be more reliable because of the omniscient narrator its an objective account. The narrator is not in the story and as nothing at all to gain by lying, as he was not there. The 'Speckled Band' is narrated by Watson he's involved in the story and can't get away from being in it. Watson also as a big interest in making Sherlock Holmes look and sound impressive which makes him bias to the subject. These two points on the stories narration shows how reliable each story is this is another difference in the stories as I compare them. In conclusion if I was going to compare the two murder mystery stories 'Lamb to the Slaughter' and 'The Speckled Band' I would say that I find both the murder stories effective although they are very different and comparing them I see how different the two stories actually are they are different in lots of things as I have explained in my assignment there is contrast in the murders the victims the settings of the murders the detectives the language and the crime actually committed including before hand such as the motives. The two murder mysteries are a complete contrast to each other. ...read more.

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