Romeo and Juliet act V
By: Tommy Pohlman
Act V of the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the last act in the play. This act is the most tragic and is a very plot twisting story.
Main events in Act V?
-Juliet does not want to marry Paris and decides to drink the potion Friar gave her to fake her own death.
-Romeo buys a deadly potion from the Apothecary
-Friar goes to Mantua to give Romeo a letter about Juliet, but is denied access to the city for the guards were scared about spreading infectious disease.
-Romeo goes to Juliet in her tomb but is confronted by Paris. They battled over the loss of Juliet, and Romeo kills him.
-Romeo sees Juliet lying there and is in deep pain. He kisses her and the drinks the potion. He then slowly dies lying next to Paris.
-Juliet wakes up from her deep sleep to find Friar waiting for her. She tells Friar to leave and then does the same in which she kisses Romeo whilst killing herself with his dagger.
-The Prince of Verona declares that it took an unnecessary and sad loss, but there will be peace in the city.