William Shakespeare, a historically significant figure in the area of English plays, not only was a poet, he was also a playwright and an actor. Born in the year of 1564, he found himself living in the small market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire in England. At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway, a farmer’s daughter. From then on Shakespeare began his career in the wide world of poems, and plays. Shakespeare wrote numbers of plays throughout his lifetime, just a few being Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth and presumably his most popular; Romeo and Juliet. This successful play is a tale of two feuding families and star-crossed lovers, the young teens in love go by the name of Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The …show more content…
The most criticized part of this entire movie unquestionably shows pathos throughout the complete scene; the ending scene, also known as when Romeo and Juliet both find their ends, side by side. Romeo had not known of Juliet’s plan; that she took a sleeping drink that made it seem as though she was dead, so when the young Montague found her in her tomb his assumed his love was dead. He lays there and speaks to her as she sleeps, still fully unaware of her actually being alive, he puts his ring on her finger and takes out the poison he had received from the apothecary. He stands above Juliet, as she wakes up and she watches him sip the poison, only then does he realize she's alive, Romeo dies in her arms and she begins to cry. This certain clip strongly shows pathos by the silence; by hearing every single breath of her cry, and the click of the Montague’s gun, the one of which she will end her life with. Juliet then takes her life with her deceased lover’s gun. This scene is so cataclysmic because it strays away from the original script, in which Romeo dies and then Juliet wakes up. This scene is seen critically because it is not just like the play, but the dramatization of it definitely sets pathos for the viewers and shows why the film is such a quality adaptation to Shakespeare's original
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He could have thought a bit more to find a better solution. A grand funeral is held in Juliet's honor after she takes the poison and feigns her death. Balthazar, unaware of the plan, rushes to tell Romeo that Juliet has died. Romeo, extremely miserable, goes to an apothecary to get poison so he can die with Juliet. Upon arriving at the grave, he comes across a grieving Paris, and they engage in a duel outside the vault that culminates in Paris's death.
The many instances of violence and suicide are portrayed romantically. To start, Romeo and Juliet's naivety is greatly dramatized through their impulse of suicide. After Romeo is banished and Juliet finds out that she is to marry Paris, she feels that she would rather be dead than not have Romeo when she says, “No matter. Get thee gone,
However, Romeo does not know that and therefore is going to Juliet’s tomb to kill himself with her. This creates a very suspenseful tone because all of the audience still wants Romeo and Juliet to live, even though the audience was told from the beginning that they were not going to win. Therefore suspense is all around because nobody wants Romeo to kill himself and everyone is just waiting for Juliet to wake up. Shakespeare also uses this dramatic irony when Romeo is saying that Juliet is the “Paramour” of death, meaning she is having an affair with death. Romeo is only saying this because of how well he thinks death is treating her and her looks.
In the end, Romeo misread the situation that Friar and Juliet had planned. This caused Romeo to act out and take his own life with a bottle of poison. Juliet woke up to see his body, and then she followed up with what Romeo had just done, and took her own life with his dagger. The main resolution of this story was the death of both Romeo and Juliet and how this all could have been avoided without living in lies. The main conflict of the story changed the outcome and the lives of Romeo and Juliet by separating them from their
Unfortunately everything does not go as planned, while the friar was on his way to send the note to Romeo instead of Romeo being informed of her fake death,he actually believes she has passed away. After this, he goes to an apothecary to receive a poisonous concoction he can lay his dead body he is needed in a place of filled with people who are severely ill and stays in quarantine. Romeo believes Juliet is dead and goes to an apothecary to get a poison concoction so he can die and lay next to Juliet. The moment he was in her tomb he poisons himself,such a tragedy Juliet wakes up to a dead Romeo.
In the morning, the nurse discovers her and pronounces her dead. Of all the things the Friar has done so far, giving Juliet the poison is the worst of his actions. As the Friar’s plan goes, Romeo did not receive the letter from the servant describing the situation of how Juliet is not dead, only sleeping. Romeo then kills himself when he sees his ‘dead’ wife, and when Juliet rises only to see her dead husband, she ends her life with a
Romeo, Act 5, scene 3. Juliet 's death is the subsequent outcome of her remorse upon her realization of Romeo’s tragic death due to a slight mistake. Juliet then displayed the extreme extent of her love for Romeo and her mutual refusal to live in a world without her star-crossed lover. “O happy dagger, This is thy sheath ; there rust and let me die” - Juliet, Act 5, Scene 3 . Through their deaths, Romeo and Juliet perfectly exemplify the extreme degrees of sacrifice which they are determined to commit to for their love.
Juliet only loves Romeo so this drives her to go to Friar Laurence whereupon attempted suicide he prescribes a potion that will make her appear dead. Romeo and Juliet’s decision to be married starts a string of events including Juliet’s “death”, Romeo killing Paris, Romeo killing himself, and Juliet killing
Juliet 's apparent death reveals the reactions and true emotions that her parents, The nurse and Paris felt towards her. Act 4 scene 5 starts with a humorous and eager tone but suddenly switches to a more sorrowful and sad tone as soon as the nurse discovers Juliet’s pale dead body. They were shocked and upset because it meant to be juliet 's wedding night. Their attitude and reaction shows us the importance of Juliet in their lives. Their relationships with Juliet in the past have an impact on the way they reacted.
“Romeo is banned from Verona, which leads to him to seek out some pretty bad advice and guidance from Friar Laurence.” (Shmoop.com). The news Romeo receives is that Juliet is dead and in the Capulet's tomb Romeo does not know abou the fact he is supposed to be at Juliet's side when she wakes. Romeo is not aware of Juliet and Friar Lawrence's plan with the potion so in turn he takes his own life thinking Juliet is really dead. When Juliet wakes she finds Romeo dead next to her, she takes Romeo's dagger and stabbed it into her chest killing herself.
Emotions are what propel you forward to reach your goal, but what also stop you from breaking your limits. They are what weigh into our decisions and help lead us to the choices we forever live with. Not only can they determine what we do, but also when and how we do it. At times they are stronger than others, pulling us forward or throwing us back as if we have absolutely no control. Just like in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the entire lives of two teenagers led by the emotions that they couldn’t ignore.
William Shakespeare and Brave New World María José Castañeda Guerrero >>> William Shakespeare was an important 16th-century English writer who was widely known for his poems and plays, such as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet or The Tempest. He has influenced many writers since his death and furthermore, has had an immense impact on recent films, plays and poems. Shakespeare has had a lot of influence on Brave New World, one of the most important Aldous Huxley's novels; but to be more specific, the Shakespeare's play that has more connections with Huxley's novel is The Tempest, a romance where reality and magic are together. The Tempest, popularly regarded as Shakespeare's last play, was performed in 1611 for James I and first published in 1623.
The adaption of the 1967 film “The Taming of the Shrew.” by Franco Zeffirelli, was a good adaption to the original play “The Taming of the Shrew.” by William Shakespeare, because the dialogue, and the scenes are followed well. Although going from a book to a film, you will always have some differences. In this case the alterations between the film, and the original play were minuscule. When you are reading a book, and then watching a movie, you can sometimes find yourself confused as to what is going on.