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Romeo and Juliet
Transcript of Romeo and Juliet
The play is set in Verona Italy , where a feud has broken out between the families of the Montagues and the Capulets
Romeo and his friend Benvolio happen to stumble across a servant of the Capulets in the street . The servant Peter ,is trying to read a list of names of people invited to a mask party at the Capulets house that evening . Romeo helps him read the list and recieves an invitation to the party .
Romeo and Juliet
However he is recognized by Tybalt , Juliet's cousin , who wants to kill him on the spot . Capulet intervenes and tells Tybalt he will not disturb the party for any amount of money .
Romeo manages to approach Juliet and tells her that he love her .
Romeo arrives at the party with costume and falls in love with Juliet the minute he sees her.
Juliet's nurse tells Romeo who Juliet really is and , he is upset when he finds out he is in - love with the daughter of Capulet . Likewise , Juliet finds out who Romeo is and laments the fact that she is in - love with her enemy.
She and he share a sonnet and finish it with a kiss .
The nurse carries out her duty , and tells Juliet to meet Romeo at the chapel wher Friar Lawrence lives and works , Juliet goes to find Romeo
Soon thereafter, Romeo climbs the garden wall leading to Juliet's garden . Juliet emerges on her balcony and speaks her private thoughts out loud , imagining herself alone . She wishes Romeo could shed his name and marry her .At this Romeo appears and tells her that he loves her . She told him to be true in his love to her and makes him swear by his own self that he truly loves her
Juliet was called inside , but manages to return twice to call Romeo back to her . They agree that Juliet wil send her nurse to meet him at 9'o clock the next day , at which point Romeo will set a place for them to be married .
and together they were married by the Friar
Benvolio and Mercutio , a good friend of the Montegues are waiting on the street when Tybalt arrives , Tybalt demnads to know where Romeo is so that he can challenge him into duel in order to avenge Romeo's sneaking into the party . Mercutio is eloquently vague , but Romeo happens to arrive in the midle of the verbal bantering . Tybald challenges him , but Romeo passively resists fighting , at which point Merccutio jumps in and draws his sword on Tybalt . Romeo tries to block the two men , but Tybalt cuts Mercutio and runs away , only to come back after he hahears that Mercutio has died . Romeo fights with Tybalt an kills him .When Prince Escalus arrives at the murder scene , he chooses to banish Romeo from Verona forever .
Romeo sleeps with Juliet one night before his banishment to Mantua .
Juliet was told to marry a young man named Paris but she refuses . She then go to Friar Lawrence , who gives her apotion that will make her seem dead for at least 2 days .
The next morning , the day Juliet is supposed to marry Paris , her nurse finds her dead in bed . Friar Lawrence makes them hurry in putting her to the family vault .
Romeo's servant arrives in Mantua and tells his master that Juliet is dead and burried . He hurries back to Verona .
Friar Lawrence then discovers too late from Friar John that his message for Romeo has failed to be delivered . He Rushes to get to Juliet's grave first before Romeo does .
Romeo , seeing Juliet dead within the tomb , drinks some poison he has purchased and dies kissing her
Juliet wakes up and found Romeo dead beside her .
She found his dagger and kills herself with it .
Friar Lawrence tells the whole story to the two patriarchs . After that the two patriarchs agree to become friends and erected a golden statue of the other's child
THE END .