Character And Setting In Romeo And Juliet

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Character and Setting

Making a decision among the young is very critical and hazardous task. It is during youth that most actions are done hastily and aggressively especially those who are not exposed to various experiences.

This lesson will show you how a young man who grows in the rural area who has not seen the hardship of life makes a hasty decision that gives him a great lesson in life. You will also find out how it feels to stay in the barrio with less exposure to the adversities of life.


At the end of the lesson, you should be able to:

1. Discuss how ideas, culture, values and beliefs are made as parts of the setting;
2. Identify how setting creates the mood or atmosphere of the story;
3. Describe the setting of
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For example, in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are created to be strong-willed characters in love with the idea of love. They are characters who refuse to allow anything, even death, to be obstacles to their love proving itself. By their actions, they bring this story about love to life in a way readers have enjoyed for centuries. Because their actions arise from the story's dramatic purpose, they manifest the story's movement to…show more content…
It tells us what time of day it is, what the weather is like and where the story is located. The setting uses details to bring the story alive – these details are based on the five senses. These five senses enable you to imagine the story if you can hear it, see it, taste it, smell it and touch.

Setting plays an important role in the success of stories. Three examples of this importance can be explained through “How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife”.

The setting used in that story sets the reader’s mood. A good writer’s depiction of setting puts the reader right into the story. In the story, “How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife”, Nagrebcan, the hometown of Leon affects the humble and simple character of Leon and Baldo.

This setting is vital to the story because the place – the wide fields, papaya plants, singing birds, etc. become the characters’ especially Maria’s basis of showing a reserved, friendly and plain character. The ideas, customs and beliefs, sights and sounds are hints for the reader to identify the
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