Mr. Romeo Montagues

Romeo says: "I don't like the rules, especially in love!"

" WHO IS MY FATHER? "

Hello everyone!

As many times people do not know who my father is today I decided to tell you all about him.

His name was William Shakespear and was born April 23, 1564 and died April 23, 1616.

It was an English poet and playwright who became a symbol of English literature.

He married my mother, whose name was Anne Hathaway, in 1582.

His most famous works include "The Merchant of Venice," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Hamlet" and "Rome and Juliet" (which I'm the protagonist!)

" WHAT'S MY STORY? "

I HAVE DECIDED TO TELL MY STORY AS IF WERE MY FATHER TO DO IT...

"This novel tells the story of two families who hate each other, the Montagues and the Capulets, and the love story between two children of these families: Romeo and Juliet Capulet.

The two boys meet at a prom and fall in love, just don't know who respectively they are.

Romeo hears a declaration of love by Juliet to him and then he proposes at she a secret marriage.

On the wedding day, Romeo was angry because Tybalt, the Juliet's cousin, killed his friend so he kills himfor revenge.

He is forced to flee to Mantua.

Juliet is forced to marry a gentleman, but drinks a potion that makes her appear dead for 40 hours.

Friar Lawrence order to bring the news to Romeo for escape along with Juliet, but the messenger didn't arrive at Romeo, who believes that his beloved is really dead.

Romeo goes to her grave and takes a powerful poison that kills beside his secret wife.

Finished the spell, Juliet is awake and, including what happened, stabs himself with a dagger.

The prince, the old Capulets and the old Montagues go to the cemetery.

Friar Laurence tells them the sad story of the "Lovers of Verona".

The two fathers exhausted by grief are reconciled on the body of their children."

" ORIGIN OF MY STORY "

It was a legend of the middle ages written by Masuccio Salernitano with the title "The two lovers."

The principal were Mariotto and Ganozza.

There was an edition of 1539 with the title "The Juliet" written by another writer.

He has changed the names in Romeo and Juliet and will be preserved in all literatures.

Da Porto imagines the course of the short story in Verona and writes of a violent rivalry between two noble families of Verona that prevents the love between the two young men.

Matteo Bandello re-wrote the novel entitled "The unfortunate death of two unhappy lovers that one of poison and the other died of grief, with many accidents."

The news immediately conquered the English, and it is the inspirection of Shakespear's novell.

" MODERN CURIOSITIES "

The most famous films that made about the history is definitely "Romeo and Juliet" by Franco Zeffirelli in 1968.

The actor who plays me is Leonard Whiting and the actress who plays Juliet is Olivia Hussey.

The film's soundtrack was composed and conducted by Nino Rota.

The film was a huge success with audiences around the world.

Characterized by an extreme fidelity to the original play in the dialogue and with two young actors who respect the real age of the characters.

Romeo and Juliet (1968) First Kiss
Balcony scene from Romeo & Juliet
Tomb Scene - Romeo and Juliet 1968 (edited)