Abraham and Balthasar take offense and begin to quarrel with the Capulet’s servant’s verbally.Benvolio the Montague sees the fight and draws his sword to force for peace upon both parties.Tybalt the Capulet on seeing Benvolio’s act retaliates and draws his sword also and tells Benvolio that he hates the Montagues as much as he hates peace. Consequently a fight breaks out with lords Capulet and Montague attempting to join it. Their wives forced them to avoid the brawl and prince Escalus soon reinforces the command. Due to the persistent conflict between the two families the priest suggested that future disturbances caused by the families will be punished by death.Immidiately, everybody leaves the scene except Lord Montague, Lady Montague and Benvolio their nephew. Montague wants to know how the fight started, and Benvolio explains. Lady Montague is not much concerned about the fight than is with melancholic son Romeo and asks her nephew Benvolio about his where abouts.Benvolio tells her that Romeo is wandering outside the city among the sycamores. This creates distress among the Montagues and forces them to confide that their son will hesitate to explain the source of his problems. On seeing his cousin approach, Benvolio tells Lord and Lady Montague that he will try to find the source of his problems. The parents quickly leave, and Romeo approaches his cousin Benvolio.He tells him that he is miserable because of a woman in love with called Rosaline and that she does not return his sentiments because she wants to live a life of chastity.Benvolio encourages him to forget Rosaline and that she shifts his attention to other beautiful women but Romeo insists that he sees no other beautiful women.Benvolio vows to prove him wrong (Clamon 18).
Capulet and Paris, one of prince kinsmen walk as they discuss Paris’ need to marry Juliet. Though happy about the
They have battled for quite some time but events have recently turned worst as a result of romantic relationship between two members of these conflicting families (Romeo and…
Whether or not the rebellion was successful determined if the play was to be a comedy or a tragedy. But whether the play was a tragedy or comedy, final order was invariably the result.
In Romeo and Juliet, the disorder of the brawl of the first scene seems to get resolved into order by the intervention from the prince, but this disorder is in fact something that simmers throughout the course of the play.
Act one, scene one of Shakespeare's play sets the stage for all the action that is to come later in the play by introducing the feud between the houses of Capulet and Montague as well as introducing many of the important characters. Oddly, however, the two title characters play little or no part in this most important scene.
The author states that Romeo and Juliet meet by accident, and it is love at first sight. Accidents follow in quick succession; Juliet is forced to accept Paris as her fiancée; Romeo and Juliet marry in secret; Mercutio and Tybalt are killed; the Prince banishes Romeo, and the lover messages become lost.
The audience is enticed to listen with these small tidbits of information. The setting of the play is in Verona, Italy. Here, people hold "blood and family" relations of prime importance and respect such that "civil blood makes civil hands unclean." One should be ready to fight and die for one's family.
The common themes that can be culled from Romeo and Juliet are: the forcefulness of love; love as a cause of violence; the individual versus society; and the inevitability of fate (http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet.html).
Are the parents (Montagues and Capulets) responsible for their children's tragic end Are the surrogate parents (Friar Lawrence and the Nurse) accountable for their advice and consent Are Romeo and Juliet mature enough to be left out on their own to deal with their own problems and struggles These are just a few of the questions that need to be answered as we take a closer and deeper look at the parent angle of the play.
But everything goes wrong for them and finally they kill themselves. Romeo and Juliet was most probably written in 1594 or 1595.
Most of the action in the play takes place in Verona, a small city in the north of Italy. Then
The play begins with a prologue which brings out the main essence of how tragic the story is and how Romeo from the family of Montague and Juliet from the family of Capulet, fall in love and eventually die at the end of
The specific actions, plot line and character development all work together to create a deeper meaning to the story and to provide a specific reaction from those reading the story. The literary techniques combine with
Democracy refers to a governmental system under which all citizens eligible to the state have equal rights and say on matters that affect their lives. Democracy encourages equal participation of all eligible citizens in the electoral process and other indirect activities that involve development of the nation.
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