Poetic Form In Shakespeare's 'Romeo And Juliet'

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ Act 1 - Journal Entry 1
The Prologue
What poetic form is the Prologue? And based on its description, list 3 things that might happen in the play.
The poetic form is a sonnet with 14 lines written in the iambic pentameter, and based on the description we find that an ancient grudge will break to new mutiny, a pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life and civil blood makes civil hands unclean. The prologue mentions: love, hate, disagreement and death.
Why do you think Shakespeare gives away the play’s ending in the Prologue?
He wants the readers to read on to find out how the feud between the two households is resolved and since they foreshadow death we all want to see know how it happens to Romeo and Juliet.
Scene I - The Opening Brawl
The very first scene of Romeo and Juliet is a brawl - why do you think that this start to the play is effective?
It starts from two servants having a slightly aggressive conversation which leads to a fight and rapidly escalates as more and more people get involved finally the Prince comes to calm down the matter. It’s effective as it clearly shows the tension between the two opposing households. They clearly hate each other and are
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And ’tis not hard, I think, For men so old as we to keep the peace. PARIS Of honorable reckoning are you both. And pity ’tis you lived at odds so long. But now, my lord, what say you to my suit? CAPULET But saying o 'er what I have said before. My child is yet a stranger in the world. She hath not seen the change of fourteen years. Let two more summers wither in their pride Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride. PARIS Younger than she are happy mothers made.” Paris is eager to marry Juliet, but Capulet the father does not think that Juliet is old enough and i shappy to agree to marry them if Juliet agrees to. So Paris is really pushing for the marriage, but Capulet is not so sure and wants Juliet to like Paris
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