Romeo and Juliet

November 16 2015 2nd Block Website

Summary

A long fued between the Montague and Capluet family soon comes to a cease when a tragic death comes to pass. Two star-crossed lovers, Romeo aadn Juliet were born rivals but whithout knowing it they fell in love at a party. Because they are in love Romeo sneaks to Juliet's garden proclaims his love to her. Juliet decides they should get eloped. After the ceremony Juliet's cousin, Tybalt looks for Romeo and ends up fooling around with one of Romeo's best friends named Mercutio. Romeo fears they are getting serious so he steps in and Tybalt ends up stabbing Mercutio. Romeo persues Tybalt and murders him. Both families go to the prince with the 2 bodies and explain what happened; therefore he exiles Romeo. After all the comotion, Juliet begs Frair Laurence for a "death" potion and a letter is sent to Romeo by Frair John. But Romeo's servant witnesses Juliet's being "buried" and makes it to Romeo instead. When Romeo hears this- before the frair can explain Romeo drinks a REAL death potion and dies at her grave. Then Juliet wakes up and find that Romeo has perished, so in the state of dispair she stabs herself.

Description

Place: Verona, Italy

Main Characters: Juliet Romeo Mercutio The Frairs and The Nurse

Major Themes: Love Revenge fate and marriage

Major Symbols: Poison Nighttime

Star Quotes (Famous)

"What's in a name? That which we call rose by any other would smell as sweet." -Juliet

"But soft! What light though yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun"-Romeo