Gangs In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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“Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean,” -Romeo & Juliet. We all know the classic story- fighting, love, death. But how does such an old story relate to our society today? In what ways? The first thing that stands out to audiences in Shakespeare's story is the immense fighting that takes place between the two families. To understand this feud, we have to take a step back and understand why hostile groups like these are formed, and what better way to do that than to look at today's gangs? How do gangs in society today relate to the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet? The first step to understand gangs today is to understand how they are formed in the first place. Gangs usually start with a few people that are close friends or relatives. In

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