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romeo and juliet

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HOW DOES SHAKESPEARE PORTRAY FEELINGS OF LOVE AND HATE IN "ROMEO AND JULIET" There are five acts in the play. In act one, there are five scenes. In the second act, there are six, in act three there are five scenes. In act four there are five again, and in act five, there are three. The name of the piece of writing that begins the play is called prologue. The prologue tells a short version of the story, the prologue tells ancient grudge and us that the play is about' between two families, it is also about tow people Romeo and Juliet how fell in love. The play ends with the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Capulet and Montague's stop fighting and make peace. Montague's say that they will make a statue of Juliet's honour. An example of rhyming couplets in the play is when Romeo says about Juliet that "so shows a snowy dove, trooping with crows". ...read more.

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Benvolio tries to stop them, but tybalt joins in. Prince escalus comes and warns the Capulet and Montague that anyone fighting will be punished with death. An example of love, however, is the relationship between Juliet and her nurse. The nurse and Juliet have a loving relationship. The nurse is like a mother and a best friend to Juliet. The nurse has always looked after Juliet. She knows all her secrets but doesn't tell Juliet's parents. The nurse say's about Juliet "faith, I can tell her age unto an hour. Which means that she knows Juliet very well than her mother. When Romeo sees Juliet for the first time in the Capulet feast, we know it is love because Romeo say's "o, she doth teach the torches to burn bright" which means she stands out more than the fire. He also says, "so shows a snowy dove, trooping with crows". ...read more.

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Lord Capulet says, "Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch! "Which shows that he feels very angry and that he can hit Juliet because when he says his fingers itch. Unlike the capulets, Friar Lawrence is a loving character because when he says "that my good son! But where hast thou been" it means that friar Lawrence treats Romeo as his own son. When Juliet goes to see friar Lawrence he gives her poison so she would look like she is dead. So she doesn't get married to Paris. The very last example of love that we see in the play is when Romeo and Juliet die, because Romeo loved Juliet and he died for her and when Juliet woke up from the sleep she saw Romeo dead and killed her self with Romeos dagger. She loved Romeo very much and wanted to die with him. Over all, I would say that this play is more about love because it shows how much the nurse loves Juliet; Friar Lawrence loves Romeo and how much Romeo and Juliet love each other. 3 ...read more.

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