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Romeo and Juliet

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Introduction

Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet are destined lovers, unfortunately there is a predicament. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. The Montagues and the Capulets are rivals. This causes untold problems for the two lovers and fate takes over. At the beginning of act3 scene 5, Romeo and Juliet have just spent the night together. Juliet is not sure if she will see Romeo again. She talks to Romeo. 'Othin`st thou we shall ever meet again'. Romeo replies. 'I doubt it not, and all these woes shall serve foe sweet discourses in our times to come'. Romeo does not want to go because he will do anything for Juliet. He is even ready to be killed for his love. This is ironic because at the end of the play Romeo and Juliet both die. The audience don't know what will happen yet although the prologue tells us that Juliet speaks of a vision where Romeo is dead in the bottom of a tomb. ...read more.

Middle

Lady Capulet says '...traitor murderer lives'. She is explaining that Romeo is a traitor and he doesn't deserve to be alive. Juliet agrees with her mother. 'Ay madam, from the reach of these my hands would none but I might venge my cousins death'. Juliet's words makes lady Capulet believe that Juliet has the same opinion as he but the audience know quite clearly that Juliet does not. In this scene many of then characters have different ways in which they speak. The words Romeo and Juliet use are similar to each other. They both mention two themes, love and death as they talk to each other. Shakspeare creates tension in the scene by using what the characters say. When you are watching the play, you always want to know what happens next because it is very interesting. Lady capullet says as she leaves 'talk not to me, for I'll not speak a word. ...read more.

Conclusion

Is it more sin to wish me thus forsworn, or to dipraise my lord with that same tongue which she hath praised him with compare so many thousand times? Go, counsellor. Thou and my bosom henceforth shall be twain. I'll to the friar to know his remedy. If all else fail, myself have power to die'. Juliet pretends to accept the nurses advice but after the nurse leaves Juliet decides she will go to Friar Laurence for his advice. If he can't help her, she will kill herself is she cannot be with Romeo. After this situation Juliet fells that she cannot trust the nurse anymore. Juliet sees Romeo as her 'love, lord, husband and friend' and she will do anything to be with him. Lord Capulet is a man who likes people to follow his orders, especially people he has power over. Capulet compare Juliet tomany things. '...In one little body thou counterfeits a bank, a sea, wind'. Mary ewumi ...read more.

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