Capulet In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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- A - 1. Capulet: He is the one who rules the Capulet Family in Verona and has a blood feud with the Family of Montagues. Romeo: He is handsome and also very young lad. He belongs to the Montague family, son of Montague and Lady Montague and fell in love with Juliet, daughter of Capulets without knowing that this love will be their end. Juliet: She is very pretty 14 years-old girl and daughter of Capulets. She is also in love with Romeo and they get married each other in a secret way. Tybalt: Cousin of Juliet. He is always ready to fight with Montagues because his furiousness against them makes him fight but this temper will cause his death. Nurse: She is the one who brought Juliet up from his birth to that day and she is also Capulets ' servant.…show more content…
When we focus on mise-en-scene, first of all we see that Capulet meets their guests jocundly in the entrance. It is obvious that this scene develops true to that era because we see the torches burning bright as lighting. Since there was no electricity in that century, torches, fire, and candles were used and we see those things at the feast. It is seen that the guests are from noble families as their clothes reflect the soul of the era. Men are majestic and women are well-dressed. Everyone seems so happy and then, Romeo and the others come with their masks on their faces so that it shouldn 't be understood that they are from Montagues. Capulet meets them nicely by saying that he was just like them in his youth. He says "tis gone, 'tis gone, 'tis gone" humourously and show them the way to the feast hall. It is very crowded inside and in the middle of the hall, above the guests there are many candles which are in the cages and they also illuminate there just like torches. When we look around, there is an impressive entrance, very big hall, and brick columns and walls. They also represent the Renaissance Period. The stone walls of the house and very high ceiling are the examples of Italian architecture with the atmosphere that these things created. As we know it from the play, Romeo 's eyes are looking for Rosaline but he can 't find her. The dances with pairs start and everyone starts to watch them. There Juliet comes with two men holding her hands for dancing and Romeo…show more content…
In this version of film, there are glances rather than conversation but it expresses a lot of things. It gives meaning to the film in terms of being mysterious and sensuality. The music which is heard is "The Feast at the House of Capulet by Nino Rota" when guests go inside for feast. And the meaning of this music, playing in the beginning of the feast shows that there is pretty cozy atmosphere. The fact that everyone is happy and Capulets meet their guests sincerely suits this music effect. Music gradually starts to fasten and this demonstrates how the events coming at the feast will develop and how quickly they take shape. Zeffirelli prefered slower and calm soundtracks. Since guests are having great time and joyful moments, their laughters are heard. Then music of the scene changes and "Romeo 's Foreboding and the Feast at the House of Capulet by Nino Rota" plays(0:24:20) because Juliet comes into the hall and Romeo sees her for the first time and for Romeo as if the world stopped revolving with the slowdown of music. Then he secretly says some words which praise Juliet by looking her. He shows how profound his feelings are. And there are some other instruments playing in the background by children and these are the tambourines which represent the Renaissance time again. At 27th minute, music stops and Lady Capulet comes with jingling bracelets by saying "Moreska, Moreska" and they performe their traditional dance. And "The Moresca by Nino Rota" plays and it is the
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