Romeo And Juliet Balcony Scene Analysis

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The activity received for the class is talking about intertextuality and the text chosen to complete the task was Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet are a famous and famous Shakespearean story about a young couple’s tragedy and since it is remarkable, it is also the inspiration for different kinds of work. Ignoring the similarities between this famous play and other works is almost impossible, firstly because of its renowned recognition, secondly because of the resemblance found in other works. However, to specify those parallels the scene was chosen is the balcony scene.
The balcony scene is the second scene on the Act II of the play. As reader’s the response is variable, part loving part feeling it does not mime real life.
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Firstly, the scenes that introduce the viewers to the romance between Mosby and a reporter called Robin Scherbatsky. That scene had a balcony as the main focus. Ted has left Robin at home after the end of their date, then realizes that she had given him an opportunity to kiss her and he ignored it. When he notices the loss of opportunity he tries to recover the time running to her house again to ask for another chance. The moment Robin sees him he is at her window and she is looking to him while he holds up a blue hornet they had seen during the dinner. The scene is awfully similar to Shakespearean…show more content…
It is possible to see in the relationship between “the mother”, Tracy, and Ted the repetition of this balcony meeting, when he listens her singing. Also, there is this tragedy that exists in Romeo and Juliet story and, even though this is not said at the beginning, it is also there on HIMYM. At the end, while we expect a “happy ending” for Ted and the mother, it is said that she died years ago and Ted is now a different man because of her. Then he, now a new man, goes back to Robin, his first love and tries to win her back with the same act in a new scene at the window reminding the Shakespearean play. A new life after “death” an opportunity that didn’t die like at the play’s
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