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Romeo And Juliet: How does Shakespeare present the conflict between the two families in act 1

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Romeo And Juliet Essay Essay Question How does Shakespeare present the conflict between the two families in act 1? You Should Study: - * The Prologue * The Servant's Brawl * The Prince's Threat Of Death * The Way In Which Tybalt Is Used To Highlight The Conflict The play 'Romeo And Juliet' is very dramatic one. The conflict between the two families is key to the play as a whole. If they're where no conflict they would just be allowed to be together. Also the play would not get anywhere. No one would watch it. The use of the prologue in giving an introduction and background to the conflict is wise. As it was certain phrases and words, to show how the families are in anguish and don't like each other. ...read more.

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Plus what he is willing to do to stop the issue and violence. 'You men, You Beasts'. 'With purple fountains, issuing from your veins'. 'You're lives will pay the forfeit'. For the fact that they have disturbed everyone they will be put to death if they do anymore, to annoy the people of Verona or the prince himself. The way in which Shakespeare uses Tybalt to highlight the conflict between the two families especially at the party is a good one. He does this as he uses Tybalt as the communicator between the two families. But Tybalt is very angry with Romeo, as he has come to the Caplets feast. 'Tis he that villain Romeo'. ...read more.

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When Juliet finds out that Romeo is a Montague she feels that her love has betrayed her and she does not know what to do. 'My only love sprung from my only hate'. 'That I must love a loathed enemy'. They can't meet, as it would be dangerous, even though they still love each other. All throughout the conflict they are the pair in love at the bottom of it all. To sum it all up, the way in which Shakespeare has shown the conflict to the audience is a dramatic and eventful one. With all of the conflict between the to families, from fighting physically, to name-calling. Also interfering with the different families, Capulet and Montague. To make it even more eventful, there is a pair of lovers from different families, then they are in a dangerous position from the families, they are the ones in the middle of it all! ...read more.

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