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How does Shakespeare make Act3 Scene1 of Romeo and Julliet dramatic for the audience?
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"How does Shakespeare make Act3 Scene1 dramatic for the audience?"
Shakespeare is a very dramatic playwright and his works continue to affect people today. He evokes his audiences' emotions, through the use of many dramatic techniques. Romeo & Juliet is an especially dramatic story of "two star-crossed lovers"; And Act 3 Scene 1, on which we are focusing this assignment, is particularly powerful.
Due to the theatre enacted in the previous scenes; much knowledge is brought through by the audience into Act 3 Scene 1. For example the Prince's warning in Act 1 Scene 1, lines 98-99 "If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace!" foreshadows this scene as a prediction of the future, making the scene dramatic as the audience are kept in suspense as to whether it will come apparent or not; the warning also serves as an ultimatum used to discourage the vengant characters (i.e. Tybalt and Mercutio) from causing more trouble.
Another example is that of the preceding nuptial scene of Juliet and Romeo which we as an audience
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