Romeo and Juliet takes place in the 1500s in the city of Verona.
Families To begin, the most apparent factor in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the ‘ancient grudge’ between the two families to which they belong: The Capulets and The Montague’s....
It is much gentler and about Romeo’s love for Juliet.
Baz Luhrman’s and William Shakespeare’s versions of Romeo and Juliet are similar in theme, but are different in setting, mood, and character personalities.
The last line means that Romeo and
Juliet’s deaths were because of the hate between the two families, but
it is love that brings them together.
Who is more to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death.
Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.” (2.2.33-39)
Here, Juliet is saying ‘why are you Romeo?’ meaning why is he a
Montague and not a Capulet as it would mean that it would be
acceptable for Juliet to love Romeo.
Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous works.
“That fair for which love groaned for and would die,
With tender Juliet matched, is now not fair.” (Act 2, chorus, 3-4)
It is talking about Romeo’s love for Rosaline, which was once so
strong, has now died away as it does not even compare to his love for
Romeo and Juliet is a great example of a Shakespearean tragedy....
Romeo and Juliet, their love for each other and for being together is
far more important than what is coming between them, the hatred
between the families.
This is the theme of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Love and hate are also linked together in the words of
Juliet when she finds out that Romeo is a Montague:
“My only love sprung from my only hate,
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!” (1.5.135-136)
Juliet has found the only person she loves from the only family she
The death of Romeo and Juliet was partially because of free will.
Romeo and Tybalt come
from opposite families and are enemies, however, Romeo’s first words
to Tybalt are: “Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee…” (3.1.58)
Although Romeo has always despised Tybalt; he treats him as though he
is family on the basis that he is Juliet’s cousin.
Romeo and Juliet dance and share a sonnet.
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet should be regarded as an Aristotelian tragedy because catharsis is exhibited in the play, Juliet’s blindness of love is shown, and Romeo’s impetuousness is the tragic flaw that leads to hi...