Romeo

William Shakespear

By: Nathan Holland

Background

Romeo is about 17 years old and falls in love with Juliet who he is forbidden to marry because she is Capulet. Romeo is naive and doesn't think through his decisions. Romeo is born into the family Montague. They are very wealthy. They wear nice clothes and live in royalty.

Family

Romeo comes from the Montague family. His dad is Lord Montague and his mom is Lady Montague. His best friend is Mercutio and his cousin is Benvolio.

Character Traits

  • Brave
  • Spontaneous
  • Noble
  • Determined
  • Lovestruck
  • Loyal

Themes

Hastiness: Romeo is hasty to fall in love with Juliet


Infatuation: Romeo and Juliet were not really in love with each other but lovestruck and infatuated.


Selfishness: Romeo wasn't thinking about Juliet when he killed he cousin. Both families were selfish because they kept fighting even through their children were in love.

Problems

Feuding: The families could of avoided this tragedy if they would of quit battling for no reason


Stereotypes: Some of the people from different sides of the two families had never met but hated each other because of their name.

Interesting Facts

  • Romeo is first in love with Rosaline but at first sights falls in love with Juliet.
  • Romeo was 16 and Juliet was 13.

Works Cited

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