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  • Romeo & Juliet

    Romeo & Juliet

    Romeo & Juliet ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was written in the year 1595 by William Shakespeare. The story is based of two teenagers who are in a love affair. It is set in Verona, Italy. In this essay I shall explore how Juliet is not a typical renaissance daughter, but more of a modern day women. Firstly, a typical renaissance daughter was expected to respect, her elders without questioning them. However, Juliet does respect her elders

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Romeo & Juliet - a Book of Quotes

    Romeo & Juliet - a Book of Quotes

    Romeo & Juliet: A Book of Quotes By Jonathan Olivera Act I One fire burns out another's burning, One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish; Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning; One desperate grief cures with another's languish. Is love a tender thing? it is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn. If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking, and you beat

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    Essay Length: 1,386 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Romeo & Juliet - Greed over Love with Tragic Outcomes

    Romeo & Juliet - Greed over Love with Tragic Outcomes

    Greed Over Love with Tragic Outcomes Youth must often suffer for parents’ mistakes and the children involved in the classic tragedy by William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet”, suffer greatly for them. The parents of the Capulet and Montague families channeled energy into a very destructive, tragic outcome. Being too late to correct this negative behavior of hatred, disregard of feelings, and manipulation results in the most tragic events of all and the worst fear of

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: David
  • Romeo & Juliet Movie Review

    Romeo & Juliet Movie Review

    I thought the movie was very good at reciting the content of the book, except that there were a few key parts that were left out, such as the part where Romeo went to go see the apothecary. Also the movie was good at illustrating the action of the play while still having a very dramatic ending. This movie was about a girl and a boy who fall in love but are of different sides

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Jon
  • Romeo & Juliet the Movie Vs. William Shakespeare’s Play

    Romeo & Juliet the Movie Vs. William Shakespeare’s Play

    Romeo & Juliet The Movie vs. William Shakespeare’s Play Scene Comparison By: Ben Carleton If you are wondering whether you should watch the new Romeo & Juliet movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio after you have read the play by William Shakespeare than you must read this! All you need to know regarding the difference in the main scenes is right here. The biggest differences in scenes were the death scene of Mercutio and Tybalt and the

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Romeo & Juliet Written by William Shakespeare

    Romeo & Juliet Written by William Shakespeare

    The play Romeo & Juliet written by William Shakespeare, focuses on the romantic tragedy between the two lead characters. The background of the story is the long-standing feud between two families of the Italian town Verona, the Capulet’s and the Montague’s. It is through the fatal flaws of characters, a passionate love between two people and an ancient rivalry that all contribute to making the story of Romeo and Juliet, a romantic tragedy. Shakespeare’s use

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Romeo & Juliet Ѓё Balcony Scene Character Comparison

    Romeo & Juliet Ѓё Balcony Scene Character Comparison

    Balcony Scene (Act 2, Scene 1) in Romeo and Juliet is almost certainly the most famous scene throughout the world. The prevalent reason for it being famous is that this scene is the scene where the two lovers come together, took an oath for their love and plan to marry. This scene foreshadows the next scene, their marriage, which is tremendously important for the rest of the play. In my opinion, there is one more

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    Essay Length: 810 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Romeo & Julitet

    Romeo & Julitet

    Romeo & Juliet: A Book of Quotes By Jonathan Olivera Act I One fire burns out another's burning, One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish; Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning; One desperate grief cures with another's languish. Is love a tender thing? it is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn. If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking, and you beat

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    Essay Length: 1,386 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: David
  • Romeo and Juiliet Themes

    Romeo and Juiliet Themes

    Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. The Forcefulness of Love Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love story in the English literary tradition. Love is naturally the play’s dominant and most important theme. The play focuses on romantic love, specifically the intense passion that springs up at first sight between Romeo and Juliet. In Romeo and Juliet, love is a violent, ecstatic, overpowering force that supersedes all

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    Essay Length: 289 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo And Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a Tragedy of two “star-crossed loves’” destine to be together. The “two households, both alike in dignity” but drawn apart by an “ancient grudge.” The lovers’ death is caused by many a reason of haste, society, hierarchy, religion, time, loyalty, honour and education. The characters themselves all have a part to play in the deaths. Children in Elizabethan time were bought up to respect and obey their parents.

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jon
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Baz Luhrman makes the play Romeo and Juliet relevant to the modern audience by changing the text, camera work, set design and sound. He edited the text so the modern audience could understand the text. The modern audience is more visual than the Shakespearean audience so Baz chopped bits off the text so it would be shorter and get to the fight scenes quicker. He also gave first names to characters so it can be

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    One of the most favored dramas by William Shakespeare is the tragic Romeo and Juliet. Many people love this drama because it shows the beauty and pain of love. Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet between 1594 and 1596. The idea for this play came from a poem by Arthur Brooke called “The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet”. In the prologue, Shakespeare states that Romeo and Juliet are “star-crossed lovers”. To understand what this means,

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    Essay Length: 258 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare more famous works of literature. The story, which takes place in the town of Verona, is about a young man, Romeo, who falls in mutual love with a young woman named Juliet. While this may seem more then normal in any other work, this causes a big problem in this love story. At the time that this story is supposebly taking place there is

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    When you eat healthy it gives you energy and keeps you strong. On the other hand, if you eat poorly you can have health problems and could possibly die. Friar Laurence from Romeo and Juliet is much like eating only he does a little of both. William Shakespeare gives us a character like Friar to help show how certain choices (even if for good intentions) can have bad consequences. Friar Laurence’s decisions although meaning well

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Andy Warhol once said, "They say that time changes things, but actually you have to change them yourself." Two hundred fifty years passed between the original Romeo and Juliet and the premiere of West Side Story on Broadway in 1957. However, time did not change the message of the story, simply the creators’ unique visions evolved. Shakespeare’s delivery of the timeless tale of desperate love in his classic Romeo and Juliet proves to only intensify

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Why is suicidal death always blamed on the person who killed himself? In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet must not be blamed for their suicide, for they are not alone responsible. Many factors occur beforehand, that help hasten the already rushed love to become devotement, and without the stimulus of many other characters, this tragic ending would not occur. Nurse, Old Capulet, and Friar Laurence are three characters who whether intentionally, or accidentally,

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet, is a story of two young lovers, whose love was destined for destruction. They did not imagine that their love would lead to the tragedies that it did. These two young people did nothing wrong except fall in love. Three aspects of their destruction included the feud between the two families, the nurse and her betrayal of Juliet and the most important aspect of all is fate. The feud between the two

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Tamika Beason English 318 November 22, 2005 Whenever a person commits suicide, society views the occurrence as tragedy. Accordingly, two suicides equal double the tragedy. The Shakespearian play Romeo and Juliet is often referred to as a tragedy. Feuding between the Montague’s and the Capulet’s, and lead to the two main characters committing suicide. While, suicide is generally regarded as tragic, Shakespeare uses high and low comedy in the play which subsequently changes the theme

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Every character in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet plays and important role in the decisions the title characters make. Indeed, Friar Lawrence, Nurse, and Balthasar directly briong about the downfall of Romeo and Juliet though their roles as middlemen. For example, Balthasar tells Romeo that Juliet is dead, which causes Romeo to kill himself. Similarly, Nurse facilitates their love affair which brings them to the point where they would rather kill themselves than be apart. Likewise,

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Mike
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    when i was in the 6 grade my dad use to always hit me because i would not make the grades that he thougth that i would make as i got older my grades staretd to to get better,even if i had an great report card he would still beat me .One day i tried to hide when he came home drunk my mom had to work over time so there was no one their

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Max
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Is it possible to love your friends as much as you love your parents? You can love some things or people more than others. Love is when you care for something and would do anything for. There’s nothing that could happen to hold you back from your love. You can really like your dog or cat, but true love is someone like your mom, dad, brother or sister. You can only have true love for

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Yan
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Emily Paterson 10a ‘Of Mice and Men’ has been described as a pessimistic story. Do you agree? What can you find in the story that might be seen as hopeful, or optimistic? ‘Of Mice and Men’ was set during the Great Depression in America. During the Great Depression the atmosphere would have been very pessimistic, as there were few opportunities to succeed in life at that time. I agree with this statement as there are

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: David
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet is a text that exaggerates love, while implying that death and other morbid themes are connected to this love. Throughout the play, several characters die, and for the majority, it is out of love. Romeo is the central figure focused on love. When he ‘loves,’ he takes it to the highest possible level, rejecting all rational thought. It is an example of blind love, and his sudden switch from Rosalind to Juliet,

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    GCSE English Coursework “Romeo and Juliet” The play of Romeo and Juliet is based around Fate, Love and Misery. Throughout the play all of the above are clearly shown. The following essay is going to explain the way that Juliet’s emotions change throughout Acts 3 and 4. So far Juliet has been betrothed to Paris on the forthcoming Thursday, but at a party held by her father a Capulet, Juliet sets eyes on Romeo. The

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Edward
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    The opening scene of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be the scene that I choose to analysis. Elements of plots that could be found in the first scene are exposition, point of attack, discovery and foreshadowing. Each one of these elements will be used to help analysis the scene and make it clear as to what is going on in the mind of Shakespeare. The first element of plot found in the first scene

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Bred
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    PREVIEW: Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about love, romance, relationships, families and violence. Although mainly about love, there are many scenes that contain violence and conflict. This play opens with a fight and ends with reconciliation. The violence in this play occurs from a long standing disagreement between two families (Montague’s + Capulet’s). The events lead to the tragic deaths of �Romeo and Juliet.’ In this essay I will discuss how Shakespeare uses

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Steve
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Love is also depicted in Romeo and Juliet as friendship. One of the main friendships in the play is that of Romeo and Mercutio. Whenever Romeo was feeling down and needed some cheering up or if he just needed to fool around, Mercutio was always there for him. After the night of the Capulet party, Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, came after Romeo to start a fight with him. Without a second thought, Mercutio stood up for

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    There are many characters in Romeo and Juliet and there is one in particular that I kinder than the rest the Nurse. The Nurse is a kind older lady that is always there for Juliet when she needs her. She will go along with whatever Juliet wants to do and she will complement it and make the best out of it like when she says “well, you have made a simple choice, you know not

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    There are various techniques used in both the Romeo and Juliet films. Both Baz Luhrmann and Franco Zeffirelli use there skills and knowledge to recreate Shakespeare’s version of Romeo and Juliet. Both films use different styles, settings, character choice and colour. I will give you my opinion on how both film makers use different techniques and styles through out each film. ACT 3 SCENE 1, “THE FIGHT SCENE” in particular. Baz Luhrmann recreated Shakespeare's

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Edward
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Homework - Romeo and Juliet Film version It all starts in town, when Tybalt and Sampson begin to make trouble between the Montague’s. A sword fight begins with the four of them until prince Escalus threatens to execute anyone who fights on the street. As the Montagues walk back to there castle, Montague and his wife ask Benvolio about their son Romeo. Meanwhile Benvolio find him and spots that he is lovesick for dear

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    Essay Length: 437 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Mikki
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