Romeo And Juliet Character Analysis

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The Maturities of Romeo and Juliet
It is a controversial topic whether youth is capable of handling a mature love. Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare by 1595, epitomizes this common topic. The main characters of the play are two teenagers who fall in love at the first sight, however, the hatred between the families of the two leads to their death in the end. In the adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet in 1996, Romeo and Juliet are portrayed more mature than in that of Baz Luhrmann in 1968. This can be evident in three aspects: the styles of the acting of the actors, the reaction of Juliet after learning about the death of Tybalt, and the setting of certain scenes.
In Luhrmann’s film (1996), the acting of Romeo and Juliet make the audiences feel that they are more reliable and imperturbable, this is shown in many situations. Juliet’s first appearance in the movie seems more cool-headed. When Juliet is taking a shower when her mother calls her name, she puts on a bathrobe lightly and walks out. Her action indicates her leisurely personality. Moreover, in the wedding of Romeo and Juliet in the church, Juliet gracefully walks toward Romeo with a wedding dress, Romeo smiles at Juliet and wait gently, their expression and action make them look like engage in a real wedding as the real adult. Even though they are young lovers, they still know and respect the properties in front of the God statue. Furthermore, after Romeo seeks Juliet in Capulet’s house, they
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