William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

1638 Words Jan 8th, 2016 7 Pages
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Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story between two young people. The two family 's, Montague and Capulets are sworn enemies/rivals. The the young Romeo and Juliet fall in love, at first they have no idea of who they truly are. When they find out their whole world is flipped upside down. The next day the Romeo and Juliet get married but only in secret they can for they would never be allowed to be together. Only a little later that day Mercutio and Tybalt get into a fight which Romeo unsuccessfully tried to stop. When Mercutio is killed Romeo makes a quick snap decision and kills Tybalt. Lucky to only have gotten banished Romeo say farewell to Juliet and leaves. In the days to follow Juliet 's father has announced that she will be married to Paris. Soon after the announcement Juliet goes to Friar Lawrence and receives a potion that will put her in a death like sleep for 48 hours so when she awakens she may run away with Romeo. Only one single flaw, Romeo hears of Juliet 's death before he receives the letter telling him of Juliet 's plan and goes to her grave to kill himself so he can be with her. Once dead Juliet awakens and refuses to leave with the Friar and stabs herself to die with her Romeo. After their deaths there story is shared with their family that it is their love for each other that had gotten them killed. So the two families change from foe to friend.

1- The Prince Makes His Speech

In the first scene of Romeo and Juliet by William…

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