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Explore the ways in which poor communication in act 3 scene 5 contributes to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.

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Explore the ways in which poor communication in act 3 scene 5 contributes to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Two of the most wealthiest and superior families in Verona, Montague's and Capulet's, are engaged in a deadly feud. No one can remember how it started, but it involves everyone from servants to distant relatives. Romeo and Juliet merge at Juliet's party not knowing each others identity. They fall in love rapidly, however can't communicate well as their families don't know and are meant to be sworn enemies. I will be discussing how poor communication leads to the tragedy and how communication varies with different people. The chosen scene, which fits best in describing poor communication, is scene 3 acts 5. This scene is important because it helps us understand the lack of communication. The audience sees this play as a play filled with verbal irony, dramatic irony, however it is most famous for its ending witch is full of situational irony. The audience understands what is going on but people n the play don't, this makes it more exhilarating and mysterious this is ambiguity. As soon as lady Capulet enters Juliet's camber, a misunderstanding occurs. She believes that Juliet's crying over the death of Tybalt the audience, however, knows that she is crying over Romeo. ...read more.

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It produces dramatic irony, this forces us to lean different ways towards his sentence it makes us misinterpret the sentence, "never" influences Lady Capulet to believe Juliet "hate's" Romeo. The audience would not be too shocked as a similar situation has already occurred during the performance, however I do believe the audience to be elated toward what will happen. Lady Capulet gives Juliet what she thinks to be the joyous news of Paris having her hand in marriage. Capulet arrives, expecting to find his daughter excited at the news. When he finds Juliet upset, he asks his wife what has happened. This shows us how the family communicates the father lord Capulet will only speak to Juliet through lady Capulet She replies that she has given her the news and that Juliet is a fool for not accepting it. "I would the fool were married to her grave!" Lord Capulet fills with anger saying "get thee to church a 'Thursday, or never after look me in the face." Lord Capulet is shocked and livid, this would not be normal in those days, for a daughter to answer her father back. He flies into a rage and threatens to disown her if she will not follow his orders "out, you green sickness carrion! Out, you baggage!" Juliet asks her mother to not make her marry Paris. "O, sweet my mother cast me not away! ...read more.

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In act five scene one Romeo leaves Mantua while a letter is being sent to him, but he doesn't know of the letter and thinks that Juliet is dead. In scene three Paris thinks that Romeo has come to do bad things to the bodies of the Capulet monument, the reader knows that Romeo had come in love and because of Paris not knowing this it ends up in his death. Friar Lawrence is on his way to get Juliet so that Romeo could be informed but Romeo is already there still totally clueless and drinks poison to his death. Juliet awakes and kills herself seeing her dead husband n her side. Friar Lawrence is to late Romeo and Juliet are dead. Romeo and Juliet is a play filled with lots of irony. It has verbal irony, dramatic irony, however it is most famous for its ending witch is full of situational irony. The irony that I am describing is in Act 5, Scene 3. This is the climax of the play as Romeo and Juliet both kill each other for each other by a mere accident. This accident however could have been avoided. I believe that this story could have had a much happier ending if everyone communicated better. I feel the reason for this tragedy is communication. Communication is the only origin for this tragedy as with it everything would go smoothly. Sahil Vaswani ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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