GCSE: Romeo and Juliet

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3,522 GCSE Romeo and Juliet essays

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    Compare and contrast the images of love in: Act I Scene V, Act II Scene II and Act V Scene III

    5 star(s)

    This is a very careful, thorough piece of work. The writer has gone to great trouble to identify every incidence of love imagery in these three scenes and to examine…

    • Essay length: 3527 words
    • Submitted: 22/03/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Jeff Taylor 10/06/2013
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    How Shakespeare portrays Romeo and Juliet in Act 2 Scene 2

    4 star(s)

    This is very good analysis and shows a good understanding of the characters; however the essay attempts to cover a lot of points about the film and the text and…

    • Essay length: 2288 words
    • Submitted: 14/12/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 06/06/2013
    • Awarding body: Not known/Not applicable
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    How does Shakespeare convey strong emotion in act 1 scene 5

    4 star(s)

    This is a strong essay in terms of the analysis of structure and language. The examination of effects of the language chosen by Shakespeare is very detailed in places. There…

    • Essay length: 799 words
    • Submitted: 13/02/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 15/04/2013
  4. Marked by a teacher

    Romeo and Juliet - how Juliet develops through the play.

    4 star(s)

    A very thorough answer to the question. Some attempts to use topic sentences at the beginning of paragraphs and remains focused on the question throughout.
    Evidence of planning in the…

    • Essay length: 1753 words
    • Submitted: 30/11/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Dixon 09/02/2012
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    How does Shakespeare convey the theme of love and conflict in the Prologue, Act 1 Scene 5, Act 3 Scene 2 and Act 3 Scene 5 of 'Romeo and Juliet'?

    4 star(s)

    There is almost too much information being covered in this essay and although there is a good understanding of the text, this doesn't always come out in the writing because…

    • Essay length: 3260 words
    • Submitted: 07/10/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 06/06/2013
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    Explore the dramatic presentation of love in Romeo and Juliet(TM)

    4 star(s)

    There are some good points made in this essay that could be developed to further link different parts of the play. Useful textual references are identified but at times they…

    • Essay length: 1380 words
    • Submitted: 15/10/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 06/06/2013
  7. Marked by a teacher

    'How is Love Presented in Romeo and Juliet in Acts - 1 Sc 5; 2 Sc 2 and 3 Sc 5.

    4 star(s)

    This student has explored the play in great detail, looking closely at language, structure and social and historical issues. Outstanding quality.…

    • Essay length: 6398 words
    • Submitted: 05/08/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Paul Dutton 20/03/2013
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    In Act 3 Scene 1 of 'Romeo and Juliet', Shakespeare uses language to make the fight scene dramatic. How does Baz Luhrmann draw on this and use other devices to create tension for his audience?

    4 star(s)

    Some good points made about both the text and the film but not enough contrast of the two or consideration of how Luhrmann has used Shakespeare's language and stage directions…

    • Essay length: 2881 words
    • Submitted: 12/03/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 26/06/2013
  9. Marked by a teacher

    romeo and juliet coursework

    4 star(s)

    The important aspects of this scene are covered and explored and there are some key interpretations covered. The most obvious change needed is the way quotes are used; they need…

    • Essay length: 1480 words
    • Submitted: 16/10/2007
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 06/06/2013
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    How does Shakespeare use dramatic devices in act 3 scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet

    4 star(s)

    This is a good essay with some analysis of language, structure and form. Sometimes points are repeated or revisited so the structure of the essay could be improved but overall…

    • Essay length: 2512 words
    • Submitted: 14/10/2007
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 06/06/2013

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