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Romeo and Juliet plot line
Transcript of Romeo and Juliet plot line
The Prince of Verona comes and says that death is sentenced to anyone that fights on the streets. Montague and Lady Montague worry that Romeo took part in the fight. They find Romeo depressed and later Mercutio finds that Romeo is heartbroken over a woman named Rosaline. Rising Action 1 Lady Capulet, the nurse and Juliet talk about how Juliet is at the age of getting married. Lord Capulet is having a party and wants her to meet a man named Paris that wants to marry her. Because Juliet said it would be an honor to not marry, Lord Capulet told her to go to the party and try to let Paris "woo" her.
Romeo and his friends, Benvolio and Mercutio, hear about the Capulet party from one of the Capulet servants. Since Romeo is depressed over Rosaline, they want to go to the party to show Romeo that there are other better looking women. While at the party, Romeo and Juliet catch eachother's eye and they get extremely "friendly" with each other. By the end of the night, they kiss twice. They find out who the other is by the Nurse. During the party, Tybalt recognizes Romeo by his voice but because Lord Capulet said not to do anything and to save the violence for another day, Tybalt and Romeo did not end in a fight. After the party, Romeo wanders off and jumps over the wall, leaving his friends behind. Thinking Romeo is chasing after his love, Rosaline, who was also at the party, they left.
Romeo reveals himself at Juliet's balcony when she confesses her love for him. They profess their love for eachother and dread that they are apart of their enemies family. Juliet gets called by the nurse, so they end their night with Romeo thinking of a plan for them to get married. by Toni Davis Setting Place: Verona, Italy Time: Sunday - Thursday Characters Protagonist(s): Romeo Montague
Juliet Capulet Antagonist(s): Montague Family
Capulet Family Exposition [Sunday] [Sunday] Rising Action 2 [Sunday] Romeo visits Friar Lawrence and tells him that he wants to marry. To Friar Lawrence's surprise, he is not marrying Rosaline, but he is marrying Juliet. Friar Lawrence agrees to marry them, thinking it will end the family feud.
Romeo sees the nurse and tells her the plan to tell Juliet. The plan is Juliet is to go to Friar Lawrence's cell to get married. Romeo will arrange a ladder at Juliet's window for her escape that afternoon. After 3 hours of waiting and little hesitation from the nurse, Juliet finds out the plan and leaves to Friar's cell at once. When she arrives, they get married at once. [Monday] Climax Climax (cont) The Nurse comes in, telling Juliet that Lady Capulet is coming so Romeo leaves. Lady Capulet comes and tells about the good news that Juliet will marry Paris. Juliet refuses to marry Paris. Stunned at the news, Lord and Lady Capulet are angry and leave Juliet. Asking the nurse for comfort, the nurse tells Juliet to just marry Paris, making her angry. Falling Action 1 Juliet goes to Friar's cell and sees Paris there talking to Friar about their upcoming marriage. Paris leaves thinking that she is there to confess her sins. She asks Friar for help to get out of the wedding. [If he cannot help her, she will commit suicide.] Friar comes up with a plan where she drinks a potion to make her look dead, and it will keep her in a life-less state for 42 hours. They will put her in the family tomb, Friar will send a letter to Romeo telling him to go to the tomb, and they will wait till she wakes. Romeo will get Juliet and they will go off to Mantua. Juliet approves the plan and goes home to drink the potion. [Tuesday] Tybalt confronts Romeo and wants to fight but Romeo doesnt want to because he just wedded Juliet. Mercutio, standing in the code of honor fights Tybalt. Tybalt kills Mercutio, leaving Romeo to avenge his death. Romeo kills Tybalt and flees to Friar's cell. Romeo finds out that he is not sentenced to death but is banished from Verona and if he comes back, he will die. Nervous that Juliet will be mad at him for killing her cousin, he finds out that she cries over both the death of Tybalt and his banishment from Verona from the nurse. He is also told that he must visit Juliet one more time so he risks execution to see her then flees to Mantua.
With Juliet, Lord and Lady Capulet decide that the best way to make Juliet feel better is to marry paris on Thursday. [Monday] [Tuesday] Falling Action 2 Juliet goes to her room alone, and before she takes the vial, she thinks about all the bad that could go wrong. She puts a knife next to her bed just in case the poison doesn't work. With one more cry to Romeo, she takes the poison. Falling Action 3 [Tuesday] The nurse finds Juliet dead and tells Lady and Lord Capulet. They change the wedding that rescheduled to that day into a funeral. Friar tried to send a message to Romeo about the plan but because of the plague, they did not allow anyone from Verona to leave. Romeo found out from Balthasar that Juliet has died so he goes to the Apothecary and asks for a potion that will kill him if he takes it. [Wednesday] Resolution On Thursday evening, Romeo visits the Capulet tomb and Paris finds him there. Romeo tries to tell Paris to go away because he's gonna kill himself anyway but Paris refuses. They end up fighting and Romeo kills Paris. After he kills Paris, he realizes that Paris was supposed to wed Juliet so he put Paris in the Capulet tomb. He saw Juliet's dead body, kissed her, talked to her and then took the potion. Not even that much later, Juliet woke up and Friar Lawrence came. Hearing people coming, Friar fled and Juliet stabbed herself and died. The Montagues and the Capulets found out about their deaths and ended the family feuds.