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Romeo and Juliet is a famous love affair and a dramatic play because at the latter part of act three, the play goes through shortness of time.

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Introduction

Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a famous love affair and a dramatic play because at the latter part of act three, the play goes through shortness of time. Between the two lovers, the death of Mercutio, Tybalt and inevitably the tragedy of the play stats here. Basically the death of the two lovers. The two families, Capulet and the Montague's have a feud between ach other, which end in death. The wording, the stage directions and the actions of the characters adds to the dramatisation of the play. The play isn't as good in respect to the actions of Romeo towards the end when he kills himself immediately. The fact is that they aren't supposed to be together because of their surnames is the sign of the times. Act 3 has been very important, mainly because of the fight that ended in Mercutios death, he was killed by Tybalt. Romeo killed him, avenging his friend's death. The prince came and banished Romeo from Verona for fighting .The consequence of this means that he wouldn't be able to see Juliet .Act 3 Scene 5 is a long scene. ...read more.

Middle

Juliet line says "there's one bed in the bottom of the tomb", this means that she pictured him being in a tomb, "this sorrow .......over blood", which is also dramatic. As if over blood is being drained. Fate plays another part which adds to the tension. Lady Capulet & Juliet have a conversation before Capulet enters the bedroom. This is dramatic because of Tybalts death, the mother and daughter relationship is shown here. In one breath, she is comforting her and being nice and then suddenly in the next breath she is ordering her to marry Paris. Lady Capulet mistakes Juliet's tears as Grief for Tybalts death threatening vengeance by promising to have Romeo poisoned in Manta. The news that lady Capulet tells Juliet about Tybalt because Romeo and Juliet are married and Tybalt is part of her family. She doesn't know whose side to go on. This is the part where Capulet changes his mood ,he flies into a towering rage on hearing Juliet's refusal to marry Paris. ...read more.

Conclusion

When Juliet said, "If all else fail, myself have power to die", she is saying that she will kill herself. At this point the reaction of the audience will be sad, but it will grow even worse towards the end. This scene is important because it concludes the ending to the whole play. The drama build up to breaking point when Friar Lawrence gives Juliet the potion to make her seem dead, she has the courage to drink the poison. She is asleep in the tomb but Romeo thinking she is dead drinks the poison determined to join her in death but fate takes a toll and leads to the eventual death of the pair of lovers. Romeo and Juliet feel that meeting in death is the only worthwhile ending because Romeo says, "Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight" .An expression of love in death. As this play is meant to be watched, not read, Shakespeare has done a very well with the language that he uses. The fact that they aren't supposed to be together is exciting and the idea they might be caught adds to this. Harminder Singh ...read more.

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