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Lord Capulet is a dick. And then, my fifteen year old would read the original version a second time, once he understood the unfolding of events. Two editions of the same 4 13 Nov 09, Everyone thinks of Romeo and Juliet as a timeless love story, two hearts kept apart by cruel, unreasonable parents. It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover’s affection for each other; rath In Romeo and Juliet , Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love. Leonardo DiCaprio launching a million girls’ puberty and undoubtedly some boys too! Shakespeare’s writing average was 1. Meanwhile Juliet’s dad makes plans to marry her off to this douchebag Paris even though Tybalt died like a minute ago.

This year I set myself the goal of reading more classics. Leonard Whiting, who was from Great Britain, was 17 at the time the legal age of consent in Britain is 16 and did not need permission. In terms of personal enjoyment, my favorite book read for school this year. Dicht bij het originele verhaal, maar door de romanvorm supergoed leesbaar. To ask other readers questions about Romeo and Juliet , please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Juliet is no better, of course, a lovestruck girl immediately willing to abandon her family and her city for this kid who kissed her on a balcony. And when I shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all th A glooming peace this morning with it brings.

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Here is Shakespeare’s most-read play, by a long shot – and also one of his least respected among Shakespeare geeks. If it is necessary to demonstrate this, how better than my mother recalling when a movie version of Hamlet was put on at her local cinema years ago with the billboard outside emblazoned: I read this in High School and how do giupietta not love it?


All rome it so unnecessary, so over the top.

Tragic, heart pounding, i, and giuleitta right mind blowing. For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night. It really is a treasure trove of some of Shakespeare’s best lines and characters. Who plans the rest of their life based on one kiss at a masked ball? The other thing I love about that ending is that Friar Lawrence wanders into the middle of it.

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We set the scene by establishing that the Montagues and Capulets totally hate each other. Dude leaves an anguished year-old holding a dagger in a tomb surrounded by corpses. Ne sono molto felice!!! giuliettaa

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And what’s funny here is he doesn’t give the big-ass sad speech you might expect; he just instantly goes after poison so he can kill himself. You can just see Luhrmann, like, “Whatever, fuck it, write ‘sword’ on all the guns and let’s move on.

I’m so glad I had the opportunity. Juliet’s nurse is bawdy, gossipy, and hilarious.

What is a youth? Leonardo DiCaprio launching a million girls’ puberty and undoubtedly some boys too! It is all there, and what is more the supporting cast of this play boasts some real genius of character. Podso of the feud, if Romeo is discovered with Juliet by her family, he will be killed. But that’s the idea.


I can’t see Juliet any more! You’re supposed to move on to weightier things, Hamlet or Lear. I’ve read Shakespeare, I own all of his plays and sonnets and I love his narrative, but I hate his representation of women. And in this state she gallops night by night Through lovers’ brains, and then they dream of love; O’er courtiers’ knees, that dream on court’sies straight, O’er lawyers’ fingers, who straight dream on fees, O’er ladies’ lips, who straight on kisses dream, Which oft the angry Mab with blisters plagues, Because their breaths with sweetmeats tainted are: I decided if I was really going to commit I needed to read Shakespeare.

The play is an exercise in Petrarchan oxymorons–“Beautiful tyrant, fiend angelical” “sweet sorrow” from Juliet and “Heavy lightness.

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Am I willing to die for love? Ovviamente sono troppo in anticipo.

Friar Lawrence has this great idea, he says what if you take this potion, Juliet, and fake your own death and then you can run off with Romeo!

The play doesn’t stand out in my mind in terms of plot or motivation, however the whole thing is worth paying a great deal of attention to because of a handful of speeches. But here’s the summary: According to historians, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and sonnets throughout the span of his life.

I admit it, I loved it wholeheartedly. What is a youth?