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Romeo and Juliet
Transcript of Romeo and Juliet
There are two rival families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Romeo, son of the Montagues, goes to a party hosted by the Capulets meant for Capulet's daughter, Juliet, to meet Paris. Romeo falls in love with Juliet, Romeo and Juliet wed in secret not long after. Romeo is banished after killing Juliet's cousin, Talbot, for killing Mercutio, one of Romeo's best friends. Capulet tries to wed Juliet to Paris and when she refuses he gives her an ultimatum, marry Paris or be disowned. Juliet decides to fake her own death and runaway with Romeo with the help of the Friar, however, Romeo doesn't get the message and believes her to be dead. Romeo goes to her "tomb" finds Paris and kills him after being provoked. Romeo commits suicide next to Juliet. Juliet wakes up to find Romeo dead, she then kills herself. Later, their bodies are found and the two families are united by their children's death.
Suicidal- He was willing to poison himself when Juliet was "dead".
Lovestruck- He is deeply in love that he doesn't care if Juliet is a Capulet.(The enemy)
Secretive- Through out the story he is with Juliet without anyone knowing except the Friar the Nurse and Benvolio.
Anxious- To see or know something about Romeo
Doubtful- That she would ever see Romeo again.
Afraid- That the plan the Friar and her had would backfire.
Sneaky- Was sneaky enough to come up with a plan in order for Juliet wouldn't marry
Helpful- He was helpful to both Romeo and Juliet
Shocked- He couldnt believe what had happened in the tomb.
Motherly- Was more of a mother to Juliet than her actual mother.
Resourceful- Was very helpful to Juliet.
Understanding- She was more understanding than Juliets mother.
Mutiny- to revolt or to rebel against constributed authority.
Importuned- To question oneself or to be questioned.
Danity- Excessive pride in one's apperances or qualities.
Anguish- excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain.
Peril- exposure to injury or loss.
Calamity- A great misfortune.
Exile- expulsion from ones native land.
Woeful- wretched or unhappy.
Martyr- a person who willingly suffers death.
Obsequies- a funeral rite or a ceremony
" love in death"
Rhyme- in Act 2 Scene 1
1. Contemporary: The rivalry between the Montagues and the Capulets follows the similarity of a gang war, with two gangs on opposite sides, and the Law Enforcement in the middle to keep the peace.
2. Media: The Monk’s questioning for Romeo’s marriage is similar to Elsa’s in Frozen when Anna asks to wed with Hans.
3. Social: Verona, Italy is an actuall place, and, just as the two famalies promise, a gold statue was erected in honor of Juliet, and dosens events regarding love also happenen there.
4. Historical: Similar to Romeo’s folly, when the US tried to provide aid to Mogadishu, it ended up in a flaming disaster more commonly known as Black Hawk Down.
5. Historical: Up until the late 20th century, when we had the convince of heart monitors, there were incidents where people were mistaken as corpses and were actually buried alive, becoming so common to the point where there may be an air tube from the gravestone to the coffin for air and a rope connecting to a bell topside to try to call for help, verifying Juliet’s fears of the vial being too effective.
Romeo and Juliet
Real Life Connector
Shakespeare has no official birth record, only a record of being baptized.
Weeks before Shakespeare died, Shakespeare wrote The Last Will and Testament where he said that his wife shall receive his
best bed which shows that they where distant in their relationship.
It is unsure how William Shakespeare died.
Romeo and Juliet is estimated to have been performed around 1594-1595 in the Elizabethen Era
Romeo and Juliet was written in 1594, the year he wrote Two Gentlemen of Verona and Love's Labour's Lost.
This is one of twelve tragedies Shakespeare wrote in his lifetime.
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Climax- in Act 5 Scene 3
'Romeo drinks the poison and dies. Juliet wakes up and finds Romeo's dead body kisses his lips that have poison on them and stabs herself.'
Allusion- in Act 2 Scene 1
'Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word'
" Revive, look up, or I will die with thee"
" He is kinsman to the Montague; Affection makes him false"
"Ha, banishment? Be merciful, say death"
"So shalt show me friendship"
Does not being honest have severe consequences?
Why do some people only make peace after losing something they love?
Does emotion cloud judgement?
Why did Juliet choose death over a new life?
Does death reveal the truth?
One’s Folly reactions
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Because love had made him so weak and soft
Two people are now lying on the floor
Both of them will not breathe not anymore
Because of this our hero leaves the loft
And now our mistress is in some unrest
Claiming that after all has heard and said
That no one will take her fresh maidenhead
And that death shall lie on her dying breast