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The play "Romeo and Juliet" was believed to be written around the time of 1595 although there is no definite date, this is thought because of the similarities between Romeo and Juliet and other plays believed to be written around that time also.

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Shakespeare Assignment The play "Romeo and Juliet" was believed to be written around the time of 1595 although there is no definite date, this is thought because of the similarities between Romeo and Juliet and other plays believed to be written around that time also. The play Romeo and Juliet is based in Verona an Italian city in the time period late 1500's and early 1600's. The play itself is based on two love struck teenagers from two different families that are both constantly at each others necks they have been enemies for as long as all concerned can remember, they do not even actually know why they are in the position they are in with each other. ...read more.

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During the party Lord Capulet introduces Juliet to Paris who is interested in Juliet's hand in marriage. That night Romeo breaks into Juliets estate and comes to visit her. They decide to meet up in the near future to marry! Prior to the key scene Juliet seems very obedient, well behaved and didn't seem to have a very exciting life style. In the key scene I would want Juliet to be very aggressive but not upset so that she can also use irony infront of the stage audience to create tension. Earlier in act 1 when she discussed Paris with her mother she was open and quite excited at the thought of marriage to him. ...read more.

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At the end of this play I want the audience to feel the following ways about the following characters: * Juliet should be thought of as a brave young love struck teenager who loves nothing else but Romeo in the world, who follows her own way and nobody else's * Romeo should be thought of as a very loving and loyal friend to Mercutio but also as a great lover to Juliet. * Lord and Lady Capulet should be thought of as the prime example of parents of rich wealthy families in those days, with high moral standards and disagreement with them could result in bad consequences. Ben Bennett 3015 Two Trees 33521 ...read more.

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