Romeo and Juliet is a story about two teenagers, who's families are sworn enemies, fall in love but have to keep it a secret and in the end romeo got banished so juliet planned to run away, but Romeo thought she was dead and killed himself, and juliet having her love dead also killed herself. The character that will be explained is lord and lady Montague. Montague's are Romeo's family and hate the Capulet's which is Juliet's. The theme is that people should not hate one another.
Love at First Sight
Romeo had sneaked into a Capulet party.
Romeo came back to the Capulet's home to see Juliet.
Romeo had poisoned himself and now Juliet kills herself to be with him.
Act 1, Scene 5
This scene is right after Romeo and Juliet have meet and had love at first sight. After Juliet finds out who Romeo is she says, "My only love, sprung from my only hate." (1018, 155) Juliet is talking to the Nurse because that is who she had find what Romeos name was and that he is a Montague. Juliet's family hates Romeo so she should also hate him but instead she has fallen in love with him.
Act 2, Scene 2
Now Romeo has snuck into the Capulet's orchard to see Juliet. "' if they do see thee, they will murder thee.'....'there lies more peril in thine eye than twenty of their swords.'"(1024, 75-80) Juliet and Romeo are speaking to each other because they wanted to see each other because they are in love. Romeo be killed by Juliet's family, who hates him, but he risked his life to see Juliet.
Act 3, Scene 1
Romeo and Juliet have just been married but now Mercutio is fighting Tybalt which are both Romeos Cousins. After fighting, "'I am for you...[they fight].... 'Brave Mercutio is dead'....'Tybalt is slain.'" (1046-48, 85-140) Tybalt to mercutio because they are going to fight then Benvolio to Romeo because Mercutio has died and Romeo killed Tybalt. Now Romeo killed Juliets cousin because the families hate has come to several deaths, and Romeo got banished.
Act 5, Scene 3, THEME
Romeo and Juliet have taken their lives now their families speak. Lord Capulet says, "'As rich shall Romeo's by his lady lie poor sacrifices of our enmity.'" (1102, 225-230) Their hatred caused their children to go behind them because they where in love, and ended up killing themselves feeling there was no other choice thus meaning people should not hate one another.