How does Shakespeare’s Portrayal of Romeo and Juliet’s relationship become so captivating for the audience? Act 2 scene 2 is one of the most important and well known scenes in Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. In this scene, Romeo and Juliet openly declare their love for each other for the first time in the play, which is done partially in soliloquy and partially in dialogue. The atmosphere that Shakespeare creates in Act 2 Scene ii is one of excitement, expectation and a little fear on the part of the audience. In this scene the audience is aware that Romeo is trespassing not only onto the private property of another family, but also onto one of his mortal enemies’, and if he were to get caught he would immediately be murdered by the Capulet
First of all, Romeo and Juliet truly value their time that they have together. This is shown on page 404, line 33, where Shakespeare states,” O Romeo. Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” and on page 405 , line 66, where Shakespeare also states, “With love’s light wings did I o’perch these walls; For stony limits cannot hold love out, And for what love can do that dares love attempt.” This shows that both, Romeo and Juliet, truly do value their time together because of the way they longer for each other’s presence. This also shows how Juliet is desperate to spend time with Romeo because of how she questions where Romeo is.
In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, love between the two main characters is demonstrated by their perseverance, sacrifices, and unwillingness to live without each other. Throughout the play, Romeo and Juliet experience life changing events together and even make the ultimate sacrifice by joining each other in death. The meaning of love can be interpreted in many ways, but some significant qualities are affection, accepting, and selflessness. While Romeo and Juliet are a pair of star-crossed lovers, they definitely have these qualities. Their love can be debated as infatuation, but their actions and words prove otherwise.
Shakespeare is able to make readers see how deeply in love the couple was though they had only known each other for a short amount of time. Finally, Romeo and Juliet get Friar Laurence to marry them. The only proof of this is Friar Laurence saying, “But come on, inconsistent young man, come with me. I’ll help you with your secret wedding” (2.3.89). The wedding is so extremely rushed that in the play, there is no direct statement that shows that they actually got married.
“My Best Friend’s Wedding” portrays all the values of watching movies because it amuses people from ages thirteen and upward. Due to some strong language, viewer discretion is strongly advised. “My Best Friend’s Wedding” is a movie that people should watch because of it features common problems of jealousy, its contemporary and popular music, its convincing modern poetic imagery, and its
Recreating a classic story such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet from stage to film is a difficult task, but both Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann were able to execute the challenge. This classic play is based on the story of “a pair of star-crossed lovers” (Rom. 1.0.6) who fall in love despite the feud happening between their families. Sadly, even with the undying love they have for each other, their love story ends in a tragedy. The story of Romeo and Juliet is a typical love at first sight plot but includes various other aspects that make the story interesting and different to other movies or stories with the same basic plot line.
Usually when we think about love at first sight, we jump to the thought of just seeing them and instantly falling in love, like something Disney movies portray. But when we take this to a realistic level, these thoughts we jump into first, might not always be the reality for a situation with “love at first sight”. With “love at first sight,” we see all things going well, but in reality, not all the problems eventually have the answer found, resulting in the typical “happily ever after” ending. One such example is the Shakespearean famous play of Romeo and Juliet, where this play displays the realities of life with the competing thoughts of choosing desires to necessities to what is inevitable. This play shows the story of young love between families of Capulet and Montague, who are fierce rivals of each other.
For example, in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are created to be strong-willed characters in love with the idea of love. They are characters who refuse to allow anything, even death, to be obstacles to their love proving itself. By their actions, they bring this story about love to life in a way readers have enjoyed for centuries. Because their actions arise from the story's dramatic purpose, they manifest the story's movement to
If students can relate to the play in any way it will cause an interest to study the play without getting bored too easily. The play has many universal themes that young people usually enjoy such as young love, illogical feuding, teenage rebellion, suicide, fate, infatuation, rivalry, and friendship. These themes are still used today. For example, love being the most dominant and important theme of the play will capture students attention as it the most popular theme and students can relate to their own personal experiences. The theme of rivalry and illogical feuding can bring great excitement to the audience as the Capulets and Montagues constantly have something to fight about.
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.