In times of bloodshed and malice, do you stay devoted to your family and companions or do you pursue the love of your life? These are the questions Romeo and Juliet, our protagonists and lovers, had to ask themselves consistently throughout the play. Romeo and Juliet is a classical theater piece that addresses forbidden love amongst the freights of war between two households, the Montagues and the Capulets. That being said, there have been abundant amounts of renditions featuring the same scenarios. This essay will be analyzing and contrasting how well the 1996 version of Romeo and Juliet and the movie Gnomeo and Juliet correspond to Shakespeare's original
In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,Romeo and Juliet were two very similar people by the way they acted to even the way their families acted. They both get treated the same way by their parents, they both were not honest, and even their families acted the same way.
Gnomeo & Juliet puts a fairy tale like spin on the classic Shakespearean tragedy, set to a collection of Elton John’s greatest hits, this animated rendition of Romeo and Juliet is full of vibrant colours and ridiculous puns. The film parodies itself, poking fun at the endless retellings of the same story and Shakespeare’s undeniable love for unhappy endings. Though this revival aims to reinterpret the story, its subtlety leaves much to be desired. Therefore, I have decided to give this film 3.5/5 vials of
Franco Zeffirelli's interpretation of Romeo and Juliet is a bit cheesy but is arguably one of the best adaptations of the play—the lovers, Romeo and Juliet played by Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey are and young and full of life a acting
Romeo a kind, noble sir. Romeo is a character that is more realistic to today's audience. Romeo shows heroism and compassion all through the play. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, is supposed to be a tragedy it shows how love was won, but by hurt and sadness that was done.Romeo shows his love for Juliet in many special and heroic ways throughout the story. Even though the struggles, trial, and tribulation they face, Romeo still stays true with Juliet in more ways than one and most people today still do they same with the one they love. The character of Romeo in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the most realistic character because people today can relate to the way he speaks and the things he says and does to Juliet.
There are many parallels that are apparent in Romeo and Juliet and West Side story. For instance, the way that both plays open is very similar. In Romeo and Juliet, the play opens up with a confrontation between servants of the Montagues and Capulets which develops into physical fighting until Prince Escalus intervenes and threatens to kill any of them if they disturb the peace again. This is similar in the opening scene of West Side Story when the Jets, acting as the Montegues, and the Sharks, acting as the Capulets in Romeo and Juliet, when a confrontation between them turns into a fight which Lieutenant Schrank intervenes and breaks the fight up and threatens to apprehend any of them that disturbs the peace of the neighborhood. Another similarity between the two plays is the recreation of the famous balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet where Romeo appears in front of Juliet’s balcony after the Capulet feast where they exchange their vows. In West Side Story Tony appears outside Maria’s apartment and calls out to her until she appears on the fire escape where they both sing about their love for each other. In addition, another similarity is when Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel however Romeo wants
and Romeo and Juliet both portray similar themes in the context of the story. For example, both
Romeo and Juliet is a classic play by William Shakespeare, In 1968 it was adapted in a full movie, and later on in 1996 was again adapted into the big screen, both movies have so many similarities and so many differences, in the 1968 movie it is a more realistic, more true to the script, but the 1996 movie takes place in verona beach in the US, in modern times, the sword fights are actually guns, both use shakespearean english, but the most important part of any Romeo and Juliet performance, is to show their love was never meant to be, both movies do an excellent job in portraying this concept, in this essay I will explore that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is starcrossed is portrayed by the 1968 and 1996 version through the first time they meet in the party, the balcony scene, and the scene where they are in bed.
The animated tale Gnomeo & Juliet is a children oriented movie which adapted from William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy work, Romeo & Juliet. The story is introduced to the audience by a little gnome reading a prologue on a stage with a lighting focuses on him, saying "The story you are about to see has been told before. A lot. And now we are going to tell it again. But different. It’s about two star-crossed lovers kept apart by a big fued. No one knos how this feud started, but it’s all quite entertaining". It’s a part of speech by a little gnome in the opening of movie.
There was a feud going on between the two families that lead to a series of tragedies. In the play and movie of Romeo and Juliet there were two young teens. One was named Juliet, her mother was forcing her to marry a guy named Paris. However she did not want to marry Paris. Then there was Romeo who was from a different household; that happened to be enemies with the Capulet household. Romeo then goes to Juliet house party; they end up falling in love that night.While some differences between the movie and play are weapons,when Romeo sneaks out and when Juliet wakes up before romeo dies.The similarities are how Mercutio dies in both the play and movie. In Romeo and Juliet the two different families didn’t get along.
The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet is the classic play written by William Shakespeare that follows two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who are mortal enemies that fall in love with each other. The protagonists try to keep their love hidden from their families, but not forgotten by themselves. This play of love and passion has been prototyped countless times on the silver screen, as it is the greatest love story ever told. The most well-known movie versions of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet are Franco Zeffirelli’s (1968) Romeo and Juliet, and Baz Luhrmann 's (1996) Romeo + Juliet. Both versions captured the main essence of the original play with Zefferelli 's staying true to its source while
Romeo and Juliet and Gnomeo and Juliet are two different stories with the same plot and meaning. One is the traditional story created by William Shakespeare while the other is a British-American movie that came out in 2011. In this essay it tells the differences between the two and how they relate and differ.
William Shakespeare was baptised on the 26th of April 1564 and he passed away on the 23 April 1616. He was an English poet and regarded as the best writer in the English language. William Shakespeare wrote many plays and one of his most famous ones is Romeo and Juliet. In Shakespeare’s times his actors would perform the play on a stage in the middle of the city. They did not have many props and had difficulties while trying to get some of the messages across to his audience. On the other hand, Baz Luhrmann 's film is also the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet, the film was released on October 27th 1996. Because of tools like editing, soundtracks and lighting he had an easier job of getting his message across. Baz Luhrmann uses the same script from Shakespeare 's time but instead of swords he uses guns and a more modern way of gripping the audience.
Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare, in the 16th century. The narrative of the play is about two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who fail to understand the consequences of hate between two families. Romeo and Juliet-who are great admirers of each other- are from two different families; The Capulets and The Montagues. These two clans have been violent rivals for years and are bitter enemies. In this day and age- when the play was set- honour and pride was given great importance; it was worth sacrificing a life to defend your dignity. The play has certain characters who are portrayed as impulsive, two of them include Tybalt and Romeo.
Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare, originally published in 1597. It is a tragedy of two star-crossed lovers, who fall in love with each other despite their families hate. The play is taught in many schools and it is often coupled with a movie adaption of the play. There have been many movie adaptations of Romeo and Juliet done and yet there are only a few out of the five I have watched that I would recommend. The top one that I would recommend is the 1968 version, directed by Franco Zeffirelli.