Audience's Sympathy in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare was a very experienced play writer who engaged the audience making them feel mixed emotions. In the play "Romeo and Juliet" one of the main emotions felt by the audience is sympathy. In this essay I will explain how Shakespeare does this. In act scene 1 Romeo is lovesick over a young lady named Rosaline. When Romeo speaks, generally he speaks in poetry, especially when it is something he feels
English class are struggling to pay attention. The teacher recites the lines from Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo and Juliet, but to most of the students, the words go in one ear and out the other, resembling the voice of Charlie Brown’s teacher. Shakespeare’s work has been around for centuries and has had a great impact on literature. Sure Shakespeare is no High School Musical modern, love-story, but Romeo and Juliet is a tale of two young lovers, who take their lives to be together. Back in the
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet, love is depicted in several ways. Both Luhrman and Shakespeare represent love in different ways in different contexts to both the Elizabethan era and the contemporary audience. Both the original and later manifestations of the text are valued because they both communicate to the audience on the values of love and society by employing a variety of devices. The central subject dealt within Romeo and Juliet is the subject of love.
not show his head. Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things. Some shall be pardon’d and some punished, for never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo” (Act V Scene III of William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet). That is what the Prince decrees at the end of the play, he is speaking of the love Romeo and Juliet had for one another. The prince believes that the reason they killed themselves is because they loved each other so much that they killed themselves because
Sympathy for Juliet in Act 3, Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare uses many techniques of sympathy for Juliet. Romeo and Juliet are from two different families, Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet, The Capulet family and Montague family are worst enemies but Romeo and Juliet mistakenly fall in love at first sight at a fancy dress party held by the Capulet family which Romeo and a few friends secretly walked into whilst in costume
Juliet as a Disobedient Wretch in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet The quote that Lord Capulet said to Juliet calling her a "disobedient wretch" is in Act III Scene 5. He enters the play delighted because he has good news that Juliet is going to marry Paris. Juliet refuses this and as soon as Juliet tells Lord Capulet this, he is furious. This is when he calls her a "disobedient wretch". The reason for this is because Lord Capulet has told Paris that Juliet will
Taking Responsibility for the Deaths of Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet, the star crossed lovers, the perfect sadly losing there lives for their great love of each other. The tragic death has many characters to blame, but it is impossible to pinpoint the full responsibility on one individual character. Many of the characters in 'Romeo and Juliet' blame each other, for example, the Prince blames the two families and feud for
William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet Shakespeare's most famous tragedy is probably the tale of "Romeo and Juliet". The immortal tale of two 'star-cross'd lovers' destined to an early demise, originated in Italian folklore. Shakespeare's prologue is possibly the most insightful piece of the play regarding their death and the explanation of it. The "ancient grudge" immediately sets the ominous tone of the play. This allows the audience to understand that their "death"
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a tragic story of two young lovers whose lives are cut short due to the rivalry of their families, the Capulets and the Montagues. The family feud has been present for decades but once Romeo and Juliet meet they are instantaneously in love. Love at first sight some would say. But could love at first sight really be the case? No it could not. There are many things that serve to prove Romeo and Juliet were not in love. At the beginning of the play Romeo is
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a play based mainly around the theme of love. This theme is good for building a play around because if there is love then you can have hate to contrast it, and many other emotions can be brought in. Love also makes the story interesting to an audience of Shakespeare's time; also to audiences of more modern times