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    The Importance of Setting and Context in Romeo and Juliet In spite of the fact that Romeo and Juliet is ostensibly the most original romantic tale in the English language, it depicts just a particular sort of affection: youthful, nonsensical, enthusiastic love. In the play, Shakespeare eventually suggests that the sort of affection that Romeo and Juliet feel drives lovers to institute a selfish segregation from their general surroundings. Romeo and Juliet shun their duties to any other individual, acting benevolently just towards each other. Sexuality pervades the play, both through indelicate jokes and in the way that Romeo and Juliet foresee fulfilling their marriage, however it doesn 't characterize their affection. Rather, their energetic…

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    Introduction: A theatre is a place where people go and see all kinds of performances. Theatre is mostly thought as a place to see a play, where a story is acted out in front of an audience. But there are other kinds of performances like musicals, ballets, and operas that take place in a theatre too. Theatre has changed and developed during the time of Shakespeare. During Shakespeare’s lifetime, the authorities didn’t like the change because they thought it was a bad influence on people.…

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    Romeo and Juliet is thought of as one of the greatest and tragic love stories of all time. The couple came from families, the Montagues and the Capulets, that were both extremely well off, however, the families had been feuding for many years for a reason that is unknown to the audience, therefore no matter how much they longed to be with one another it was forbidden. In Act 2 Scene 2 lines 176-185 in the edition of the play that was edited by James N. Loehlin, we learn a lot about the type of…

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    One of the most well known classic love stories in history, Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare and the modern film remake made by Baz Luhrmann tells the story of two young lovers who, because of the everlasting rivalry between their two families can’t express their love sufficiently for it to be known. The story consists among the constant struggles Romeo and Juliet have with family friends and eachother. The play upholds the feeling of love only through barriers and that…

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    famous play is Romeo and Juliet. The play Romeo and Juliet is about a love story between two "star-cross'd lovers". In this play, Shakespeare uses a wide variety of figurative language and provides sufficient details about every character. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare suggests that one's fate is predetermined. Predetermined fate is shown throughout the play. For example, predetermined fate is shown in the prologue. The prologue is an introduction to the play. It sets the scene for the…

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    Fate and Free Will in Romeo and Juliet By Dougal Perrers William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a classic tragedy about two young lovers born into feuding families. The conflict of fate and free will is a recurring theme throughout the text, and Shakespeare frequently uses literary techniques to shape the direction of the story. Romeo and Juliet are ultimately responsible for their own end, but their deaths were undeniably influenced by the philosophies of their time. Shakespeare relies…

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    Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is often hailed as the greatest literary example of romantic tragedy, but the aspect of tragedy became obscured over time through a variety of popular culture iterations of the play. Now, the play represents a generally accepted model for the ideal romance, so much so that the artist Taylor Swift wrote a song titled “Love Story” that rewrites the plot of Romeo and Juliet to conclude with a happy ending. This essay attempts to address how Shakespeare’s Romeo and…

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    Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakspeare is one of the greatest and most tragic love stories ever told. It tells the story of Juliet and her love Romeo, whose deaths end their families fight. Many characters play important roles throughout the entirety of the play. There has always been much debate on who is at fault for the tragedy that befalls them. The characters who are at fault for the tragedy are Romeo, Juliet, Lord Capulet, and Friar Lawrence. No one is at more fault for the…

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    Romeo and Juliet Throughout the years, the Shakespearian works of art have been apart of history in many different ways. The plays have been integrated throughout the multitude of cultures through different means of interpretation on the stage. In particular, the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is one extremely well known playwright that has mistakenly been described as a love story for many years. Though the play may have some elements of “love”, the true essence of the play…

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    Hadassah Brenner Dr. Honig Shakespeare 11/14/16 A Test of Faith In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare conveys the presence of ecclesiastical dominance and papal corruption through religious figure, Friar Lawrence’s abuse of his authoritative position. Shakespeare makes the claim that the church is evil through the development of the Friar’s role from an originally moral character to an individual who misuses power for his own benefit. He warns the audience that this perversion of God’s will cannot…

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