Different Interpretations Of William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet Analysis

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Different Interpretations of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

The Beatles wrote this in the 1960’s but they certainly were not the first to think it. Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” was based
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Juliet: “O break, my heart, poor bankrout, break at once!

To prison, eyes ne’er look on liberty

Vile earth, to earth resign, and motion here,

And thou and Romeo press one heavy bier.”

Nurse: “O Tybalt, Tybalt, the best friend I had

O courteous Tybalt and honest gentleman,

That ever I should live to see the dead!”

When Juliet learns that Tybalt is dead and Romeo banished she still is very emotional as if he is “as good as dead.” She is devastated by the thought that Romeo is banished and compares it to ten thousand Tybalts dying.

“That ‘banished’, that one word ‘banished’,

Hath slain ten thousand Tybalts.”

The nurse really cares about Juliet and promises to find Romeo and send him to her bedchamber that night. The two spend the night together, consummating their marriage. The morning after Romeo has to leave as he is doing so, Juliet has a vision of what is to come and her last words to him are full of foreboding.

“It is the lark that sings so out of tune,

Straining harsh discords and unpleasant sharps.

Some say the lark makes sweet
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Romeo fights and kills Paris outside, in order to gain entry into the tomb upon finding Juliet he falls to the floor beside her, talking of how death wanted her as lover. To prevent that and to join her in death, he drinks the poison. The friar enters at this moment, just as Juliet begins to wake; he cannot console her when she sees Romeo and Paris both dead next to her Juliet is hysterical. She will not leave with him out of the vault. Instead she continues to cry loudly (and unconvincingly) throwing herself on Romeo, sobbing and sniffing as she goes.

Juliet finds a cup in Romeo’s hand and complains that he has not left her any poison to die with. She finds his dagger in its sheath and stabs herself with it; she dies over Romeo’s Body.

“ Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O happy dagger,

This is thy sheath; there rust and let me die.”

In the modern Luhrmann film Juliet is in a church, the church is very lavishly decorated, to show the money of the Capulets. It is

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