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This scene will also give us clues that this story will have a tragic ending and how friar Laurence gets Romeo back on his feet and start thinking of Juliet.This scene is a companion to the previous

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Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, written in 1595. The story itself was not anything new or different, but the way Shakespeare wrote the story made it popular. The language that he used to communicate their love for each other was written so poetically. Romeo and Juliet is about two young lover's who fall in love. There love was true and passionate. But after discovering that they both belong to rivalry families it's hard for them to be seen together let alone get married. Romeo and Juliet both desperately want to get married and decide that they should secretly, because if they ask their family to marry them. It will be impossible because of the feud going on between the two families. Romeo and Juliet get married secretly with the help of Friar Laurence and Nurse. When all was going well a fight breaks out where Tyblat kills Mercutio and Romeo filled with revenge goes after Tybalt and kills him knowing that he is Juliet brother. Romeo afraid of the consequences goes to Friar Laurence cell to hide. In act 3 Scene 3 we find out Romeo faith. This scene will also give us clues that this story will have a tragic ending and how friar Laurence gets Romeo back on his feet and start thinking of Juliet. This scene is a companion to the previous one, in which Juliet extravagantly bemoaned the news that Romeo had been banished. Romeo's lamentations over his banishment are extravagant to the point of childishness. Romeo has been hiding in Friar Laurence's cell, and the scene opens as Friar comes home to tell Romeo his fate. Apparently Romeo is concealed somewhere in the cell, so that the Friar has to call him out: "Romeo, come forth; come forth, thou fearful [frightened] man Affliction is enamour'd of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity. ...read more.


Friar Laurence goes to the door and asks who it is and we find out it's only the nurse. This makes the scene anticlimax. Friar open the door nurse enters and asks for Romeo. Friar tells him that he is drowning himself in self petty. This tells us that friar Laurence is fed up because of his childish behaviour. Nurse says "O he is even in my mistress' case," We are learning how Juliet is through nurse. She feels sympathy towards Romeo. We also see difference in language. Friar language is suffocated where as nurse language is simple and direct as shown in the coat "Piteous predicitment! even so lies she, Blubb'ring and weeping, weeping and blubb'ring" Nurse tells Romeo to stand for sake of Juliet. This is the first time Juliet name is mentioned. This is having an effect of Romeo because this makes him think about Juliet. Romeo asks the nurse if Juliet thinks he's a murderer. The Nurse urges Romeo, for Juliet's sake, to stand up and be a man, and offers her own little bit of philosophy: "Ah sir! ah sir! Death's the end of all".She means that it won't do any good for Romeo to just lie there and die. It's the simple truth, but such a simple truth that it might get a chuckle from the audience. In all that the Nurse says, the only thing Romeo hears is "Juliet," and he asks, Spakest thou of Juliet? how is it with her? Doth she not think me an old murderer, Now I have stain'd the childhood of our joy With blood removed but little from her own? He means that in the first few hours of their marriage, and the "blood" removed but little from her own" is the blood of Tybalt, her cousin. He is afraid that because he has killed Tybalt, Juliet will hate him. That same fear is clear in his next questions: "O She says nothing, but weeps and weeps," She has used present ...read more.


The Friar adds that Romeo must stay in Mantua and that he'll engage Romeo's servant as a messenger to deliver any good news from Verona. Then the Friar shakes hands with Romeo, tells him it's late, and says farewell. Romeo answers, " But that a joy past joy calls out on me, It were a grief, so brief to part with thee. Farewell." Romeo means that it would give him grief to leave the Friar so hurriedly, if he weren't answering the call of inexpressible joy. And so Romeo runs off to find that joy. Romeo goes to Mantua and spends a night with Juliet. The next day Romeo leaves Juliet and head of to Verona. Juliet all alone and worried that her family (Capulet) decides to move the wedding ahead and Juliet not happy decides to go to friar and puts her problem forward. Friar Laurence tells Juliet that she should take the drug that will not kill her but put her to sleep. Friar tells Juliet that he will send a message telling Romeo about their plan. This tells us that this plan is bound to go wrong. The day before the wedding Juliet bravely takes the poison and is found dead in her room. But we know as readers that she is not dead. Juliet is taken to a mausoleum where she laid to rest. Friend of Romeo rushes to Romeo and tell him about this devastating news. Romeo shocked to hear that Juliet is dead rushes to the mausoleum. This tells us that the message near got to Romeo because it was delayed. This plan went because of lack of communication. Romeo reaches the mausoleum and divested to see Juliet dead and takes the poison and Juliet wakes seeing Romeo dead and she kills him self. Friar Laurence arrives and sees Romeo and Juliet dead. At the end Price arrives and tells both Capulet and Montague families that because of there feud. They have lost their loved ones and make them feel ashamed. Atif Eshaque Kamal 1 ...read more.

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