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Romeo And Juliet Coursework - Shakespeare.

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Introduction

Romeo And Juliet Coursework Shakespeare. To my dearest friend Maria, You, out of everyone in my family, are the only one who smiles upon me as I fall down this endless spiral of darkness. Life for me, in these past few weeks, has been like god has turned away from me and the devil himself has smiled upon me. For you as innocent as you are in my affairs need to know the background of which my fears have sprung from. My affairs, before they became the endless source of my tears each night where in order. And, I, being the dutiful daughter, I had obeyed my parents every wish. I, as you know I am sure, are not yet of the age of fourteen and had not thought of marriage. And when my mother had suggested such a thing, I welcomed the thought and answered "it is an honour I never dream'd of" (Act 1 scene 3 Line 66), she suggested the thought of marriage because she had received news that Count Paris has asked for my hand, and I being the dutiful daughter I did not refuse the thought. Later that evening, the Capulet household had a ball, where a meeting between myself and Paris had been arranged to my mothers great delight. The ball, was the same as every other, masks, meeting people and dancing. ...read more.

Middle

(Act 2 Scene4 Lines 176 - 178) Oh Maria, and he, my Romeo, was true to his word and we were wed that afternoon! My marriage was private, i, that afternoon had permission to go shrift were Romeo had arranged for us to be wed. It was witnessed by my faithful Nurse, the good Frair and the alter boys. I wish you could have been present but as you can probably tell it was very sudden and secretive. The events which followed is where my perfect dream of life turns into a nightmare, from what I'm aware of after our marriage, i returned to the Capulet household and Romeo went to meet Benvolio and Mercutio however when he arrived, my kinsmen Tybalt was there, to fight him and according to my servants Mercution was killed by Tybalt because Romeo had refused to fight so Mercutio fought for him however after the loss of his best friend, Romeo lost his head and went after Tybalt. Tybalt was then slain by Romeo. And my Romeo, grief stricken, was banished forever from Sweet Verona. When i heard this news, i felt as if my heart had been torn into two pieces one bleeding with grief for my dead kinsmen and the other for my husband Romeo and the thought of never seeing him again. The thought that was floating in mind the most was "Tybalt dead? ...read more.

Conclusion

After what seemed like hours of grief and reflection on the thoughts of marrying Paris when i was already married to Romeo who i love with all my heart, i decided to seek the advice of Frair Laurence's cell to find Paris talking to the Frair Laurence about the wedding. When i entered the conversation between Paris and the Friar stopped and Paris turned to talk to me, i answered and talked to him politely because i have nothing against Paris. Whe Paris left i was able to talk to the Frair, we talked about how i was going to not marry Paris, i, on the night before the wedding i was to take a sleeping potion so that i would fall into a deep sleep, so it seemed i was dead, then the good Frair would send word to my Romeo so that when i awake he would be there to take me away with him! So now you know all my affairs which have made me fall down the endless spiral of darkness that I'm am in. Maria it is the night before my wedding to Paris in a few minutes i will take the sleeping potion, and soon i will be with my Romeo, i have given the Frair instructions that if something may happen to deliver this letter with a note saying something has happened, but lets us pray that something will not! May God be with you my Faithful Friend. ...read more.

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