• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Romeo and Juliet - In this essay I am going to describe how I want characters to dress and act in Act 2 Scene 5, I will also describe the setting e.g. lighting, stage, objects, etc.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Romeo and Juliet essay In this essay I am going to describe how I want characters to dress and act in Act 2 Scene 5, I will also describe the setting e.g. lighting, stage, objects, etc. I will also briefly go over the story up to Act 2 Scene 5 then I will explain how I want Act 2 Scene 5 to be acted out and what I want the actors to wear. The origin of the feud is not made clear but has no relevance to the events in the play Romeo and Juliet are a pair of star crossed lovers, they are victims of circumstances effected by things beyond their control. ...read more.

Middle

"The shady curtains from Aurora's bed, locks fair daylight out, and makes himself an artificial night". Real love "locks daylight out" represents the eternal darkness of the tomb. Montague's speech serves to set their love story against the backdrop of superstition, great legends and irresistible power of fate. Romeo's speeches mix love with hate, it is confused speeches showing images of chaos, where life is seen as death and death is seen as light. "O brawling love, O brawling hate". Mercutio's long speech about dreams in Act one Scene four eases the tension before Romeo and Juliet meet. In Act one scene five Romeo and Juliet meet and kiss, Juliet not knowing he was a Montague, and when the nurse reveals his name Juliet says "My only love spring from my only hate". ...read more.

Conclusion

In the Capulets' garden I will have Juliet pacing up and down the garden wearing an expensive white gown on then sitting down to try and wait but she can't and jumps up and keeps walking up and down the garden anxiously awaiting the return of the nurse. Next I will have the nurse return with a bluish dress and a white hat and tease Juliet with the message to show that the nurse enjoys the power of the news she is carrying. Eventually, to Juliet's obvious relief, the nurse reveals what Romeo has said with a smile on her face she tells Juliet the good news then Juliet jumps with joy as the nurse says about the proposal from Romeo to Juliet. Antonio Carchedi 10 Sherwin Miss palmer English ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Romeo & Juliet section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Romeo & Juliet essays

  1. How did Shakespeare create tension in act 1 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet

    Tell me, daughter Juliet, How stands your disposition to be married?...." (act 1 scene 3) this is a problem because Juliet has fallen in love with Romeo. Scene 5 is set in a big party in lord Capulet's mansions. He is one of the richest men in Verona.

  2. Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 2.

    I give to thee The more I have, for both are infinite ." Juliet is the one to make the practical arrangements for the marriage, since Romeo is still dreaming about the time spent together. Before the two lovers separate themselves, Juliet uses a peculiar and very contradictory type of

  1. Direct Act 2 Scene 2, the balcony scene

    The use of bird imagery means that the "lark" is the bird that sings in the early morning however, the "nightingale" comes out at night. She wants it to still be night because she doesn't want Romeo to leave

  2. Romeo & Juliet Act 1 Scene 1

    The Montagues tell Benvolio that lately Romeo has been the often victim sorrow, and that they have tried to discover what upsets him, but have had no success. The conflict that this dialogue shows is the conflict between Romeo and his parents as Romeo does not want to confide in them.

  1. An essay considering whether 'Romeo and Juliet' is a tragedy or whether the protagonists ...

    He is of the opinion that they are unknowingly being dictated to by fate itself and cannot help or prevent the play's events. In addition to this, 'Romeo and Juliet' has numerous examples of Shakespeare laying emphasis on fate; one of the major themes of the play.

  2. Compare and contrast Romeo's speeches in Act 1 scene 1 when he speaks of ...

    His choice of words with opposite meanings creates a strong image of what Romeo's love is. This can be shown by the various oxymorons Shakespeare uses in Romeo's speech in Act 1 scene 1: "O heavy lightness, serious vanity...feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health".

  1. Romeo and Juliet Coursework Directing a Scene - Act 2 Scene 2 (Balcony Scene)

    This needs to be said in a heart felt sigh, showing to the audience how all you can think about is Romeo. Juliet, as you can see this is when you say the most famous line in the play, and possibly even literature. "O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"

  2. Romeo and Juliet Essay.

    And it is my post, as priest, to spread this knowledge to the innocence and naivety of the Veronian people. So it is I who has failed. Failed myself, failed you, my Lord, and failed those who are now at your side.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work