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“All are Punished” - Punishment in Romeo and Juliet

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GCSE Romeo and Juliet

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"All are Punished" Act V Scene 3 Line294

"All are punished" is a line said by the ruler of Verona, Prince Esculus and probably bests sums up the well-known tragedy by William Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare the author of the play wrote the play during the time of Queen Elizabeth. It was set in Italy to suck up to the Queen by saying that Italy was in a bad condition because of its bad monarchs whereas England was in a great condition because of its brilliant ruler.

After the chorus has left we quickly see the third battle that has taken place in Verona involving the Montagues and the Capulets because of an argument that took place so long ago that no-one knows how it happened in the first place. Here the battle is started by servants and this because to servants were part of the family and if there was a fight they to be involved. The servants are joking about raping the other families female servants. However the joking soon turn to horror when the fighting and killing begins.

In the paragraph we also see how the families are not all

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