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The developing awareness of Romeo and Juliet

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Introduction

This essay will contain the developing awareness of Romeo and Juliet throughout the play. It will relate to both characters feelings towards each other, it will also show how other characters are portrayed as they relate to one another and to Romeo and Juliet. The essay will describe the levels of society who came to watch Shakespeare's plays from the groundlings to the aristocracy. It will also portray Romeo and Juliet's reactions to different situations. ...read more.

Middle

It then went on to develop into a fight. Starting the play in such a profound way would have shown the audience the degree of rivalry between the two gangs. The first mention of Romeo in the play is when Benvolio is telling of the riot to Lady Montague and how has been avoiding him, then Lord Montague speaks of how Romeo prefers night to day. '...shuts up his windows, locks fair daylight out, And makes himself an artificial night: Black and portentous must his humour prove...' ...read more.

Conclusion

When we first meet Juliet, she is a mere child and her mother talks to her about marriage, Juliet is still ver4y young and is not particulally interested. "I'll look to like, if looking liking move; But no more deep will I endart mine eye than your consent gives strength to make it fly." This quote illustrates Juliet's respect for her parents wishes and her obedience and dependance of them at this stage in the play. Little did her parents know just how waywardly Juliet would become. Jack Derges 10 D English Coursework ...read more.

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