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Title: Romeo and Juliet


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Romeo and Juliet
  • By Albert Cho

2
Background
  • -Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy.
  • -Probably the most famous play Shakespeare has
    written.
  • -It is about two lovers, Romeo and Juliet.
    However, this love cannot stand due to the
    conflict between their families.

3
Characters
  • Montagues Neither Capulets
  • Romeo Friar Laurence Juliet
  • Monatague Paris Capulet
  • Benvolio
    Tybalt
  • Mercutio Nurse

4
Plot
  • -There is a quarrel between the two families,
    Montagues and Capulets.
  • -While the Capulets then hold a feast/party,
    Romeo and attends to see Juliet.
  • -At that scene, the two fall in love with each
    other.

5
Plot (continued)
  • -Despite the conflict, the two decides to get
    married.
  • -However, Capulet wants Juliet to get married
    with Paris.
  • -Juliet refuses and drinks a potion that makes
    her sleep.
  • -Romeo mistakens the sleep, as actual death and
    kills himself, and Juliet does the same when she
    finds out Romeo died.

6
Why tragedy?
  • -Romeo and Juliet loved each other dearly to
    their death.
  • -instead of a happy ending, everyone seems to
    die, even the hatred between the two feuding
    families started to die.
  • -It is simply just sad to have people who loved
    each other dearly to just die.

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Bibliography
  • "Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Absolute
    Shakespeare." Absolute Shakespeare - plays,
    quotes, summaries, essays.... 26 Aug. 2008
    lthttp//absoluteshakespeare.com/plays/romeo_and_ju
    liet/romeo_and_juliet.htmgt.
  • "Romeo and Juliet Summary guide at Absolute
    Shakespeare." Absolute Shakespeare - plays,
    quotes, summaries, essays.... 26 Aug. 2008
    lthttp//absoluteshakespeare.com/guides/summaries/r
    omeo_and_juliet/romeo_and_juliet_summary.htmgt.
  • Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet (Cambridge
    School Shakespeare). New York Cambridge
    University Press, 2005.
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