Written And Feminist Scenes In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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While reading through the many plays that you all listed that we could focus our project on, I chose the play Romeo and Juliet because of the well written and articulated scenes while reading. I also chose to create my project on Romeo and Juliet because it is a tragedy play written about two opposite thrones (the Capulets and Montagues) in which they have a teen daughter and a teen son who both fall in love with each other with the thought of marriage, but in the end it is a ultimate twist. They both end up dead. Lastly, I chose Romeo and Juliet because I am at a practical age where we think we are in love and want to be with someone. As of now I am going through the same thing as Romeo and Juliet was, besides us being on a throne. My family …show more content…
In 1593, William was in a slump because London theatre’s had an outbreak of plague. Shakespeare had already endured pain at an early age when his sister died at age 8. He had created 4 English plays which were great enough that they were passing up a well experienced writer and dramatist Robert Greene in which he started to dehumanize and criticize Shakespeare. Also followed by the criticism from Greene, in 1595 his own family member Robert Southwell criticized him because of his catholic beliefs. Shakespeare was in a tuff spot where he decided to take a job, by a man who loved to patronize poets, which lead to Williams creation of The Rape of Lucrece. After working with this man, Shakespeare had incorporated many themes and language techniques, including metaphors, paradox sonnets and other things that lead to the creation of Romeo and Juliet. Furthermore, William used the story Venus and Adonis to push Romeo’s character more. Venus and Adonis was also a tragic love story of two in a forest and it ends tragically with Adonis being killed. William Shakespeare decided then to base Romeo and Juliet off the nature of love and human fragility. The script of Romeo and Juliet was written the same as in the older poems, besides the fact Juliet was now 13 instead of 16 and created it to happen in 5 days. His use of language and themes is what made the play. From Romeo turning Juliet to the sun and Juliet turning Romeo …show more content…
I am from Chicago, south side to be exact where our murder rates are high and gang banging in the new thing to do. On my stage I would see two different parts of the south side. One side being red and the other side being blue. These are two different gangs, stones and gangster disciples. My story of Romeo and Juliet would be a 15-year-old girl who comes from the red side and an 18-year-old boy who comes from the blue side who attends the same school with each other and he truly loves and like her, but overall the girl who is 15 has a brother who is at odds with the 18-year old boy and his gang. The play would be about the overall fate and tragedy of the girl’s brother being murdered by the boy she so desperately loves which brings in family because she is in love with her brother’s murderer. Followed by this would be the girl’s male cousins constantly trying to kill the 18-year-old because of the murder he has shed within their family. The girl continues to love this boy and sneaks to see him until one day she is caught crossing from the other side by her family which it breaks out an entire war. The war is a blood bath, not just over the death of the brother but over them being totally opposites and previous deaths that have really sparked the riot. In the end, the tragedy would be that the girl ends up killing her own family to be with the boy she so desperately wanted

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