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Why is Act 3 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet So important to the play? What does it tell the audience about the actors involed?

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Why is Act 3 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet So important to the play? What does it tell the audience about the actors involed? William Shakespeare remains the most loved and admired play write in history. He was born in Stratford upon Avon in 1564. He was the son of a tradesman who made and sold gloves in his town. When william was 18 he married Anne Hathaway and then became a father to Susanna in 1583. He written his first play 'Comedy of Errors' in 1594 and his last 'The Tempest' in 1613. Many of his plays were performed in the 'Globe' theatre, this theatre was round it had seats around the top for rich people to sit, so they could see the whole play clearly, and there was a pit at the bottom for the poor people to stand, this space was very cramped and smelly as if you moved for the toilet you would loose your space. Shakespeares most popular play even today is Romeo and Juliet. Shakespere wrote Romeo and Juliet in 1595 when he was only 31. ...read more.

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this shows that Mercutio is a very flippant character, but by the end of this scene be very serious this is shown by '' I am hurt. A plague o' both houses! I am sped. Is he gone a hath nothing?'' this is said after Tybalt has stabbed him. He is cursing both the Montagues and the Capulets because he feels that his deathwould not have happend if there wasnt a fued between them. Mercutio was very different from the other characters in the play he was a dare devil and a comical character. The Princes language is very poetic and powerful. The way he speaks make it look like he has planned out what he is goin to say before he says it. This shows that the Prince is a powerful important character, '' Therefore use none. Let Romeo hence in haste, else, when he is found, that hour will be his last'' shows that the Prince is very powerful as he has declared banishment to Romeo and if found will be killed. The general language that shakespeare uses expresses everything in great deatail that makes the play confusing in some scenes, but in some scenes it can make it much more interesting for example with the metaphors. ...read more.

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After this scene the play is focused on Romeo and Juliet and their love for each other. The scene also propheases the end as Romeo gets banished. In my opinion this particular scene is good because it is full of action and it is more exciting than the other scenes, it makes the audience wonder about what is goin to happen next and makes them want to watch more. I personally like the way Shakespeare uses the different types of language beacause it made me think about what was happening more. In Shakespeares time the audience would have really enjoyed watching this plays as it gives them chance to forget about their awful lives. This play was a tradgedy and love play, as both of the main characters died a tragice death and love as they were in love with each other and they would die for each other because of their love. Shakespeare wrote his plays just for his audience , some of his plays were a sucess and some wernt. Romeo and Juliet was a huge sucess and is still a popular play now. ...read more.

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