Comparing William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

934 Words4 Pages
Romeo and Juliet Known for his famous play and poems, William Shakespeare is now being studied world wide. He wrote 38 plays and one hundred and fifty-four sonnets. People indicate that the play was composed no later than 1596. Many have placed it as early as 1591 in England. However, the earliest performance of Romeo and Juliet documented was in 1662. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most well-known tragedies. Almost everyone that knows Shakespeare knows his play Romeo and Juliet. In the play Romeo and Juliet, two young lovers are faced with an obstacle that results in a horrible and fatal conclusion. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most well- known and entertaining plays because of the family rivalries and the tale of forbidden love. William Shakespeare life of drama.
Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford on Avon, England. The Black Plague hit his town the year he was born. During most of Shakespeare’s life Queen Elizabeth I was the ruler. Shakespeare’s parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. He was the third child but the first son. His early life was known as the Lost Years. He lived in London working as a writer and actor. Shakespeare wrote many poems and plays.
…show more content…
His only interests were loving Juliet. Juliet is a young and beautiful girl, who falls in love with Romeo, but her family is enemies with Romeo’s parents. Even though they are enemies, she still trusts and loves Romeo. Friar Lawrence was a friar who was friends with both Romeo and Juliet, who always had a plan for things. He was a Catholic holy man, but he knew a lot about making potions and herbs. Mercutio was someone that was kin to the Prince. He didn’t really care that Romeo was and love and tried to tell him love was just a sexual thing. Paris is a kin person of the Prince. He treats Juliet like she is married to him because Capulet promised him that he can marry her.
Open Document