Friar Lawrence And Tybalt In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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I believe that The Feud, Friar Lawrence and Tybalt all play a role in Romeo and Juliet's death. The Feud between the families was quite major and with Romeo (a Montague) and Juliet (a Capulet) falling in the love, it made it even worse. The families of Romeo and Juliet didn't support their love and if there wasn't a feud between the Montague's and Capulet's, Friar Lawrence wouldn't have had to create a plan to hide their marriage. Friar Lawrence played a big role in Romeo and Juliet's relationship and his actions ultimately lead to the death of the two. He marries the two behind their families back, creates a potion for Juliet to fake her death and fled Juliet at her tomb, where she then killed herself. Friar Lawrence married Romeo and Juliet…show more content…
In the Lurhman version the difference between the families is very clear and he shows this in multiple ways. The characters between the families are different by the way they dress, speak and act. The Montagues are very relaxed and look more chilled out whereas the Capulets are the quite the opposite. The Capulet’s are very serious and have more of a violent way of going about things. In the Zeffirelli version it’s much more based on the time unlike the Lurhman version which is modern based. The characters speak in Shakespearean language, dress and act appropriate to the time period. Lady Capulet is in the Lurhman version is very dramatic and clearly shows a mother and daughter like relationship where the Zeffirelli version doesn’t emphasise this as much. Juliet and the nurse and similar to the Zeffirelli but just act differently due to the modern theme in the Lurhman version. The Lurhman version is the most effective in capturing Shakespeare’s themes and ideas because its much clear to what is happening and much easier to understand what they are talking about as they don’t talk in Shakespearean language as much. They portray the death of the characters is much more dramatic and makes it easier to understand what’s
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