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Violence And Conflict In Romeo And Juliet

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Introduction

Violence And Conflict Conflict is when someone has a seriously disagreement with the other person. I believe that when Shakespeare wrote the play he had some or it was an early experience of Shakespeare maybe he fell in love and that his dad or mom didn't approve it. The opening scene of the play is full of action to create dramatic tension. Act 1 Scene 1 is set in the streets on Verona, and there are two Capulet servants called Gregory and Sampson and they were looking for a fight with the Montague's. Gregory and Sampson then sees two Montague servants and Sampson insults them and bites his thumb at them, and as a result they fight with each other. ...read more.

Middle

The fight ends, but the hate between the families grows bigger. Benvolio, Lord Montague (Romeo's father) and Lady Montague (Romeo's mother) are the only people still in the scene and Lady Montague is concerned for Romeo because he had been seen outside Verona. The next scene with dramatic tension is Act 3 Scene 1 where Romeos best friend, Mercutio is murdered by Tybalt. This scene starts with Benvolio talking to Mercutio (Romeos best friend) and Benvolio does not want to meet the Capulet's and warns Mercutio that everyone is in a bad mood and there is almost certainly going to be a fight between the Montague's and the Capulet's. ...read more.

Conclusion

Another scene that has high tension is Act 3 Scene 5, where Juliets mother tells Juliet that she is to marry Paris the following Thursday, however, Juliet refuses to marry him and says she is not in love with him, then Juliets father enters and this builds up even more tension and he changes from very calm to very angry the moment he finds out his daughter had refused to marry Paris and starts shouting at her. This essay shows that Shakespeare uses language and the plot to build up the tension in some scenes. And that Romeo and Juliet's look like things in real live. For example Capulet and Montague's are two big gangs. And that the police is Prince Escalus. ...read more.

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