Essay about William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a tragedy by William Shakespeare following the love story of two star-crossed lovers. In Verona, there is an ongoing feud between the families of Capulet and Montague. After a fight breaks out in town between the two families, the Prince warns that anyone who disturbs the peace again will be sentenced to death. Lord Capulet wants his daughter, Juliet, to marry a man named Paris once she is a few years older.
Later that night, Juliet meets Romeo from the house of Montague at a Capulet party he is attending to distract himself from another girl named Rosaline. The two meet and instantly fall in love, but their meeting is quickly interrupted when Juliet’s cousin Tybalt learns there are Montagues at the Capulet party. For that reason, Romeo diverges from his group of friends unable to leave Juliet behind. While hiding in the garden, Romeo overhears Juliet on her balcony and reveals himself and confesses his love. Hesitant at first, Juliet gets Romeo to propose marriage and tells him she will send her nurse the next day to learn the details.
The next day, Romeo meets with Friar Laurence and tells him of his intent to marry Juliet. The Friar agrees to marry the two lovers in hopes that this marriage may be a way to bring the two families together once and for all. The Nurse finds Romeo and he tells her the arrangement for the two to be married by the Friar. Within the same day the two are married.
Succeeding the marriage,…

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