Love and conflict are explored in both Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare. It is a story about two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who take their precious lives but there are also two family’s who have a feud between each other. West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise. West Side Story is a modern day Romeo and Juliet, there are two gangs, The Jets and The Sharks that’s set in Manhattan. The two lovers are tony
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare was a tragedy. Romeo and Juliet face many conflicts such as their families absolutely hating each other. If anyone in either of the families finds quite a few of them will die. Romeo is very sensitive and impulsive during this time in his life. Romeo is going through a lot and needs to make tough decisions. Juliet acts childish and stubborn during this section of her life. Juliet also needs to make some life changing decisions during this part of her life.
Title: Romeo and Juliet Author: William Shakespeare Genre: Romance and Tragedy. Setting The story is taking place in Verona, Italy, it is a midcentury-1590s background story, and the cultural context was that there is the feuds between the two families; Montagues and Capulets, which were giving attentions to all the people living in Verona. It is really important to know the setting of the story to know the social background of the time that the story was written so that as a reader I can understand
The dramatized plays of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare and West Side story by Arthur Laurents both portray the primary themes of love and conflict. The themes love and conflict can be explained as love is a strong feeling of affection for another, and conflict is unfavourable disagreement upon an issue involving another party or person. This essay will identify how love and conflict is portrayed in Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story with the mutual similarities and differences
Romeo and Juliet is an exploration of different types of love. The play was written by William Shakespeare, an English poet who wrote many plays throughout his life, including Hamlet, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night. One main idea that occurs throughout the play is love. Shakespeare explores types of love that ironically cause conflict through the romantic, but forbidden love between Romeo and Juliet, the Capulets’ familial love, and the love for peace that the Prince desires for his kingdom and all his
for a good old love story? Well “Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare is a good book to read. It consists of different types of issue, also to add into the mix, a little bit of comedy, drama and romance etc, too many to list! Shakespeare uses conflicts, static characterization, and personification as symbols of true love. Shakespeare uses conflict to show that the story “Romeo and Juliet” to show that the story is really about true love. Romeo and juliet have just met. Romeo and Juliet have just met
story of Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare and the text West Side Story written by Arthur Laurents both approach the two main themes of love and violence. Both stories are much the same in numerous of ways, though their conditions are generations apart. Similarly, the two authors both deal with (other themes,) such as Fate, Honour and Death. Romeo & Juliet and West Side Story separately teach a lesson of how conflict can cause you to learn to hate others instead of learning to love. But the main
Conflict in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about the love relationship between the young Romeo and Juliet, who belong to 2 ancient family names that hold a grudge against each other, the Montagues and the Capulets. There are also many other conflicts which ultimately stop Romeo and Juliet form being together. The story was written by the famous play writer, William Shakespeare, and originated the poem, 'the Tragicalle Historye'
The play 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare is centred around the concept of conflict and the way it leads to tragedy. Luhrmann's film appropriation explores the same idea, however, he exaggerates the conflict and violence to engage a contemporary audience. Through the feud between the Montague and Capulet families, Shakespeare and Luhrmann demonstrates the terrible consequences of conflict. This is seen in Act three Scene one, the fight scene where Mercurio dies and Act five Scene three,
Peace vs. Conflict in Romeo and Juliet Conflict is like winter, and peace is like spring, warm and filled with satisfaction that is rewarded from facing a harsh winter. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about two teenagers from feuding families that fall in love, but fate, however, is not on their side and they eventually chose to kill themselves rather than live without each other. In the midst of chaos, the Capulets and Montagues get into fights and arguments, making the