Transcript: Plot Summary Young Love/Innocence You're a slut <3 Love you too. In Romeo and Juliet, Individuals struggle mostly with society in regards to the namesake characters. Society believes that they should follow their parents wishes for marriage but they believe that they should marry who they love. Romeo and Juliet Figurative Language/Metaphors TM Individual Versus Society The most obvious, if not most commonly explored, theme is the theme of love. Romeo Montague at first is in love with a Rosaline, who doesn't have any interest in him. However, at a party he "falls in love at first sight" with Juliet Capulet, who he later finds out is the daughter of his parent's enemy. Over the course of the play, from Sunday to Thursday, they fall in love, get married, and, in the fires of the worsening war of their families, commit suicide when they think the other is dead. They would rather be dead that alive alone. What the real argument here is whether they were just lustful and infatuated and these hormones/emotions were the cause of their suicide, or whether they truly understood love, which is why it prevailed (to a certain extent) in the face of the rivalries. Another brawl breaks out between the servants of the feuding noble families of Capulet and Montague. Prince Escalus attempts to prevent any further conflicts between the families by decreeing death for anyone who disturbs the peace. Romeo, the son of Montague, confides that he is in love with Rosaline, a woman who does not return his affections. Paris seeks Juliet’s hand in marriage. Romeo agrees to go with Benvolio to the feast, but only because Rosaline will be there. Romeo sees Juliet from a distance and instantly falls in love with her; he forgets about Rosaline completely. Romeo and Juliet find out that they are fro feuding families and become upset Romeo leaps over the orchard wall into the garden, they exchange vows of love. The next morning, Romeo and Juliet meet at Friar Lawrence’s cell and are married. The next day, Benvolio and Mercutio encounter Tybalt. Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm, and Mercutio dies. Romeo, in a rage, kills Tybalt. Prince declares him forever banished from Verona. Lord Montague tells Juliet that she will be married tomorrow. That night, Juliet drinks the potion (makes her appear dead) and the Nurse discovers her. The Capulets grieve, and Juliet is entombed according to plan. Friar Lawrence’s message explaining the plan to Romeo never reaches Mantua. Romeo learns only of Juliet’s death and decides to kill himself rather than live without her. He buys a vial of poison from a reluctant Apothecary. Outside the Capulet crypt, Romeo comes upon Paris. They fight, and Romeo kills Paris. Romeo drinks the potion and dies. Friar Lawrence enters and realizes that Romeo has killed Paris and himself. Juliet awakes and realizes Romeo has killed himself with poison. She stabs herself. Seeing their children’s bodies, Capulet and Montague agree to end their long-standing feud and to raise gold statues of their children side-by-side in a newly peaceful Verona. Mostly present in monologues, Romeo especially uses hyperbole (exaggeration), metaphors to describe his love, and similes to make comparasons.
Transcript: Act 2 Scene 1 Act 5 Scene 2 #depressed #inmyfeeling #Caring #worried Why hasn't Juliet sent me a letter? @boredmind My life is over. I am coming back to Verona to be put to rest with my wife. @brokenheart Act 4 Scene 5 Act 2 Scene 6 Act 3 Scene 2 Act 3 Scene 3 I go check up on bae.@Caringhusband Act 5 Scene 1 I'm in my feelings. I just want her to love me back. @brokenheart #sissy Act 5 Scene 3 # crazy Act 3 Scene 1 I see Juliet looking fine. I forgot about Rosaline. @morefishinthesea Act 4 Scene 4 I ask Friar Lawrence to marry Juliet and I.@putaringonit I have a talk with the nurse. I assured her that I love Juliet. @slyboy #lovers While nurse went to tell my future wife the news, I am preparing for the wedding.@exitedromeo The servant couldn't read, so I read the invintation. I see my future wife on the list. Benvolio convinces me to crash the party. @badboy I lay up with my bae then I leave in the morning to go to the next mantua. @departingromeo #revenge #killer #Party crasher I have a vision that I will meet a woman at the masquerade that will be the death of me. @wickedvisions Act 1 Scene 5 I wonder what Juliet is doing? Has she found another man? @secondguessing Act 1 Scene 4 #concerned I can't take it no more. I'll ask Balthasar again if he got word of Frair Lawrence or my lady. @goingcrazythoughts Act 2 Scene 4 Act 4 Scene 2 #pessimistic Romeo #lonely #overthinking #stalker #crushing I wanted to be a big happy family, but u killed Mercutio.Now I must slay you. @sorrynotsorry @annoyed #distraught If my wife truly is dead, I will take this potion and I will lay with her for eternity. @untildeathdouspart After the party I leave my friends to go to Juliet's house. @Gotta blast I kill Tybalt and run to Frair Lawrence. @killerontheloose #lovers #yearning #suicidal Act 1 Scene 1 I put a ring on Juliet's finger and made her mines. @Shesfinallymines I cry like a baby when Friar Lawrence tells me I've been banished. I feel better when the nurse gives me Juliet's ring to show she still loves me. @truelove I found out Juliet loves me back @wishescometrue Act 3 Scene 5 #impatient Act 3 Scene 4 I miss bae already. @wantingbae #onenightstand I take the potion and die next to my beloved wife. @nopulse There is no one better than Rosaline. @love on the brain Act 1 Scene 3 #Futurewifey #dead #inlove Act 4 Scene 3 Act 4 Scene 1 #worried Act 1 Scene 2 Act 2 Scene 2 Act 2 Scene 3 #Interrogation I want to write a letter to Juliet. I can't risk the letter getting into the wrong hands though. @lonelythoughts Act 2 Scene 5
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Transcript: Act 1 Scene 1 and 2 At the beginning of act 1, Romeo is very upset because he is inlove with a girl called Rosaline who wishes to remain a virgin for the rest of her life. Romeo then meets one of Capulets servants on the street. The servant asks Romeo to read the list of people who will be attending Capulets party. Romeo realizes that his love , Rosaline, will be attending the party. He decides to go. Does not appear in scene 3 Scene 4 and 5 Romeo, Mercutio and Benvolio are making their way to the masked party. Romeo is still depressed, even though he gets to see Rosaline. Mercutio tries to cheer him up by telling a story about Queen Mab, a fictitious elf that infiltrates men's dreams. Romeo finally shushes him and comments that he is afraid of the consequences of going to this party. Romeo stands to the side during the dancing, and it is from this spot that he first sees Juliet. He immediately falls in love with her. Tybalt overhears Romeo talking to a servingman and recognizes him as Romeo Montague by his voice. However, before Tybalt can creat a scene, Old Capulet tells him to leave Romeo alone, since it would look bad to have a brawl in the middle of the festivities. Romeo finds Juliet and touches her hand. Romeo eventually gets to kiss her. However, Juliet is forced to go see her mother. The Nurse tells Romeo that Juliet is a Capulet, at which he is startled. Juliet finds her Nurse at the end of the party and begs her to find out who Romeo is. The Nurse returns and tells her he is Romeo, the only son of the Montague family. Juliet is heart-broken that she loves her familys enemy. Act 2 Scene 1 and 2 Romeo enters and leaps over a garden wall. Mercutio and Benvolio arrive looking for Romeo, but cannot see him. Benvolio finally gets tired of searching for Romeo, and they leave. Romeo has meanwhile succeeded in hiding beneath Juliet's balcony. She appears on her balcony and, in this famous scene, asks, "Oh Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?". She wishes that Romeo's name did not make him her enemy. Romeo, hiding below her, surprises her by interupting and telling Juliet that he loves her. Juliet warns Romeo that his protestations of love had better be real ones, since she has fallen in love with him and does not want to be hurt. Romeo swears by himself that he loves her, and Juliet tells him that she wishes she could give him her love again. Romeo quickly tells Friar Laurence that he has fallen inlove with Juliet Capulet. The Friar is suprised to hear that Romeo has forgotten about Rosaline so quickly. Scene 3 and 4 Benvolio and Mercutio speak about Romeo's disappearance the night before. Benvolio tells Mercutio that Romeo did not come home at all. Romeo arrives and soon engages in a battle of wits with Mercutio, who is surprised by Romeo's quick replies. He says, "Now art thou sociable, now art thou Romeo". The Nurse tells Romeo her mistress is willing to meet him in marriage. Romeo indicates the Nurse should have Juliet meet him at Friar Laurence's place that afternoon. Scene 5 Romeo and Friar Laurence are in the chapel waiting for Juliet to arrive. The Friar cautions Romeo to "love moderately." Juliet soon appears and Friar Laurence takes the two young lovers into the church to be married. When Balthasar leaves, Romeo decides to go and find apothecary. He asks the apothecary if he has any poison. He says he does, but the also says the punishment for selling poison is death. Romeo then says the apothecary looks poor and that he will pay well for it and thn the apothecary agrees. Romeo then says he is heading to Juliet's tomb to kill himself so he can be with her. Romeo thinks Mercutio is only hurt. But Mercutio says 'tis not so deep as a well,nor so wide as a church door. But 'tis enough.'Twill serve. Ask for me tomorrow,and you shall find me a grave man. Does not appear in Act 4 feel free to edit . Romeo does not appear in act 5 scene 2, but, in scene 2, Friar Lawrence asks if Friar John was able to deliver the letter. Friar John replies saying he was unable to get it to Romeo. Because of this, it lead to the death of Romeo, Juliet and Paris. Scene 1 Scene 3 When Friar Laurence brings him the news of his banishment, Romeo falls into deep despair. To Romeo a sentence of banishment is worse than a sentence of death. To him life outside Verona would be meaningless. As he puts it in a famouse line, 'There is no world without Verona walls'. When the Nurse comes in with news of Juliet's troubled state. Romeo thinks of suicide, with the taught of stabbing himself to death. Frair Laurence tries to explain to Romeo that Juliet is alive , the one Romeo loves and wants to be with for the rest of his life. He advises Romeo to tell Juliet about his sentence. Friar Laurence hopes that the news of marriage of Romeo and Juliet can be made public after a suitable interval. He promises to send him news from Verona from time to time. Scene 1 At the beginning of this scene and act, Romeo is talking about a dream he
Transcript: Romeo Juliet Friar Lawrence Tybalt The Nurse Benvolio Mercutio Old Montague Lady Montague Capulet Lady Capulet The End Table of Contents Lady Montague Old Montague is the head of the Montague household. He is father of Romeo and the uncle of Benvolio. Old Montague tries to help Romeo about his relationship with Rosaline but he can not get through to him The Nurse is considered Juliet's mother figure and adviser in this play. The Nurse loves Juliet to death and gave her as much of advice needed. The Nurse is 1 of the 2 people who helped with Romeo and Juliet's secret marriage. The Nurse is trustworthy and reliable. Lady Capulet Benvolio Main Character Characteristics Mercutio is the cousin of Prince Escalus and Paris. Romeo is his really close friend. Mercutio is humorous, reckless, and full of energy. Mercutio has a way of using words. Mercutio's death is caused by Tybalt. Romeo did not want to fight Tybalt so Mercutio fought Tybalt himself and got stabb Lady Montague is somewhat the queen of the Montague household. She is the mother of Romeo and the aunt of Benvolio. Lady Montague was in the play talking to Benvolio about the quarrel. Lady Montague died when she found out that Romeo was banished from Verona Capulet is the father of Juliet and the uncle of Tybalt. Capulet is the type of father who thinks Juliet can not make decisions for herself so he makes it for her. Capulet has made the decision for Juliet that she must marry Paris Lady Capulet is the mother of Juliet and the aunt of Tybalt. She show no intrest in Juliet's marriage until she meets Paris Tybalt Friar Lawrence is a friar of the Order of St. Francis. He is an adviser, mentor, and also a role model towards Romeo. Friar Lawrence is a wise man and would do anything to help anyone. He marries Romeo and Juliet because he thinks it can end the rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues. After Romeo's banishment. Friar Lawrence tried getting Romeo and Juliet together which showed loyalty. Romeo and Juliet PowerPoint Romeo is a Montague and only child of the Montague Family Romeo is 18 years old Romeo was first seen in the play explaining his sorrows about Rosaline to Benvolio. Romeo fell in love with Rosaline and then Juliet. Really passionate about Juliet. Romeo has secretly married Juliet despite the rivalry. Romeo falls in love really quickly and exaggerates the term " falling in love." Romeo's last appearence was at Juliet's grave when he killed himself thinking Juliet has died. Romeo's last words were " Thus with a kiss." The Nurse Juliet Mercutio Tybalt is Juliet's hot-headed cousin. He is really close with the Capulets. Tybalt is a really skilled swordsman who has anger management problems. Tybalt has a huge rivalry with anyone part of the Montague family mostly Romeo. He is also cocky about his fence work. He was fist scene in when his servants were in an encounter with the Montague. He was the cause of Mercutio by accidentally stabbing him. Tybalt was last seen being killed by Romeo. Benvolio is Romeo's cousin and closest friend. Benvolio is also a kinsman for Prince Escalus. At the beginning of the story, Benvolio was seen trying to distract Romeo and get his mind off of Rosaline. Juliet is a Capulet and also Capulet's only child. Juliet is a young and beautiful but an immature girl. Juliet is 14 years old. Juliet has shown her immaturity throughout the play by rushing the marriage. Juliet has never thought about getting married at first. During the final scene, Juliet killed herself because Romeo killed himself. Romeo Old Montague Friar Lawrence Capulet
Transcript: Romeo and Juliet Now time for a video!! (4.3) Tybalt kills Mercutini Lover's Death Romeo kills Tybalt (5.3) The Prince banishes Romeo The Fight scene Tybalt leaves, then comes back to kill Romeo In this scene Juliet "kills" herself by taking a vile that was given to her by Friar Lawrence. The chemical makes her look dead but is just puts her in a coma. Romeo finds his Juliet dead, even though she isn't really dead, but he thinks she is so he kills himself. Then Juliet awakes to her husband dead in her arms. Then she kills herself. Juliets Death Mercutio and Tybalt fight (3.1)
Transcript: Held at old theaters, such as the Elizabethian theater and the Globe theater. Not legal for woman to perform in the plays. Plague spread through the theaters Theaters got shut down several times. The performances were exciting and much appreciated by townspeople Who wrote it? what was it about? "William Shakespeare." ELIZABETHAN ERA. Web. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/william-shakespeare.htm>. Who wrote it? Written In 1595 Just a few years earlier the plague took over whats the story about? Shakespeare wrote Romeo and juliet Its an epic love story It was performed originally in the elizabethian times. Work Cited Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story The story of two people who arent allowed to be associated with eachother but end up falling in love. Shakespeare did a really good job of adding comedy to the story In the end, they both end up dying for eahother Thank you for your attention! Introduction How was it presented in the Elizabithian era? "Shakespeare in Love." IIS7. Web. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://pages.cabrini.edu/jzurek/shakes/shakespeareinlove.htm>. Conclusion He was a poet, a playwrite, dramaist and actor. How was it performed? Romeo and Juliet by Kati Callahan He was about 35 years old when he wrote it "Performances of William Shakespeare Plays." William Shakespeare Biography. Web. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://www.william-shakespeare.org.uk/performances-william-shakespeare-plays.htm>. "Romeo and Juliet." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 07 Feb. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet>. William Shakespear 1564-1616
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