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The play Romeo and Juliet is mainly about love and conflict.

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A Play about Love and Conflict The play Romeo and Juliet is mainly about love and conflict. Romeo and Juliet are two wealthy families in Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets. The two families have been feuding for years. At the beginning of the play, Paris has said that he wants to marry Juliet. Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love at the Capulet house. As their families hate each other, they have to meet in secret. Romeo sneaks back into the Capulet's house and they declare their love and agree to marry and a couple of days after, Friar Lawrence marries them secretly. Unknown to Romeo, Tybalt, a Capulet, has seen Romeo at the feast and vowed to take revenge at this insult to his families pride. Tybalt meets Mercutio and Benvolio and demands to know where Romeo is and Mercutio taunts him into a fight. Romeo arrives and tries to stop the fight but Tybalt kills Mercutio and runs off. ...read more.


Their love is tainted with violence from beginning till end. When they get married, there is a fight and Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo kills Tybalt. When Capulet tells Juliet that she will marry Paris and she refuses, he gets really angry and Juliet threatens to kill herself. It all ended when they killed themselves for each other. In the last scene, Friar Lawrence tell the Prince, Capulet, Lady Capulet and Montague why they had killed themselves and their, in great grief, they realised that their family feud had caused their children's deaths. They are then brought together and end their ancient grudge and erect statues of the two lovers as a memorial and as a sign of their new harmony. Capulet loves his daughter because he wants the best man to marry his daughter but is hurt and angered when she refuses to do so. Tybalt is so loyal that he reacts violently when something insults his family. ...read more.


They do not hate each other, but they both love Juliet. The Nurse loves Juliet because she has looked after Juliet since she was a baby and helps her to get married to Romeo but she also tries to get her to marry Paris as her parents wish afterwards. Friar Lawrence wants peace between the two families and marries Romeo Juliet. His plan would of worked but there was a slight problem and it resulted in both Romeo and Juliet's deaths. After they died it finally brought both families together. Tybalt insults Romeo in an attempt to provoke a fight, but Romeo responds calmly and will not take up the challenge. Romeo says that his loves makes him a weaker opponent. Romeo and Juliet have one night left together before Romeo is banished. When Juliet tells Capulet that she will not marry Paris, he starts to insult and shout at her and threatens to disown her if she doesn't. He even shouts at the Nurse for defending Juliet. The Play is full of love and conflict and inevitably ends in tragedy. Haryy Stevens ...read more.

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