Romeo & Juliet Act 1 Scene 1 Part 1

Isaac Viner

Act 1 Scene 1 Summary

The Capulets bite their fingers at the Montegues which makes Benvolio ask if they were doing it to them. Tybalt draws his sword and they all start a brawl which ends up with the Lord Capulet and the Lord Montegue to go and fight. The wives of the lords told them they need to stop fighting due to their ages. Later, Prince Esculas arrives and threatens them to kill the next person to start another brawl. Romeo is in the woods sad because Rosaline does not love him back due to she swore off sex. He keeps buying her gifts she does not want so she rejects him everytime. The motif is love equals death

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