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by Giulia Piazza & Ilaria Ghiro Romeo and Juliet
Comedy or  tragedy  ? INDEX Introduction The plot
Comunication Themes Love as light The masque
<ul><li>Most popular and performed plays </li></ul><ul><li>1591 and 1595. </li></ul><ul><li>Sonnet: </li></ul><ul><li>prol...
<ul><li>About the tragic love of Romeo and Juliet </li></ul><ul><li>Capulets and the Montagues (two Verona’s contending ho...
<ul><li>Friar Lawrence </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo vs Tybalt </li></ul><ul><li>Mercutio’s and Tybalt’ death </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Instant attraction </li></ul><ul><li>Masked ball </li></ul><ul><li>Comic servant </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge  only...
<ul><li>Crucially importance of the messages </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong </li></ul><ul><li>Simple gesture </li></ul>Comunication
<ul><li>Lack of knowledge     bad comunication </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of knowing and unawareness </li></ul><ul><li>Misin...
<ul><li>One of the most important aspects </li></ul><ul><li>First act  : </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo     courtly love convent...
<ul><li>Rom.  O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! </li></ul><ul><li>It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night <...
<ul><li>Rom .[to juliet touching her hand] </li></ul><ul><li>If I profane with my unworthiest hand </li></ul><ul><li>This ...
<ul><li>Rom.  Have not saints lips, and holy palmers too? </li></ul><ul><li>Jul.  Ay, pilgrim, lips that they must use in ...
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  1. 1. by Giulia Piazza & Ilaria Ghiro Romeo and Juliet
  2. 2. Comedy or tragedy ? INDEX Introduction The plot
  3. 3. Comunication Themes Love as light The masque
  4. 4. <ul><li>Most popular and performed plays </li></ul><ul><li>1591 and 1595. </li></ul><ul><li>Sonnet: </li></ul><ul><li>prologue  tragedy </li></ul><ul><li>Five acts </li></ul>Introduction
  5. 5. <ul><li>About the tragic love of Romeo and Juliet </li></ul><ul><li>Capulets and the Montagues (two Verona’s contending household ) </li></ul><ul><li>Fight between servants  Escalus </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo in love with Rosaline </li></ul><ul><li>Capulet’s ball (Gatecrash) </li></ul><ul><li>meeting of “Young lovers” </li></ul><ul><li>Garden  marriage </li></ul>The plot
  6. 6. <ul><li>Friar Lawrence </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo vs Tybalt </li></ul><ul><li>Mercutio’s and Tybalt’ death </li></ul><ul><li>Capulet’s decision </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping drug  seeming death </li></ul><ul><li>No letter by Friar Lawrence </li></ul><ul><li>Death of “Two young lovers” </li></ul><ul><li>Stop the fight </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Instant attraction </li></ul><ul><li>Masked ball </li></ul><ul><li>Comic servant </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge only for characters like Romeo and Juliet </li></ul><ul><li>Speed  medium of fate </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour of heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Against external forces (relationship difficult) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike tragic heroes (no inner struggle) </li></ul>A comedy or a tragedy ?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Crucially importance of the messages </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong </li></ul><ul><li>Simple gesture </li></ul>Comunication
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lack of knowledge  bad comunication </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of knowing and unawareness </li></ul><ul><li>Misinformation </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet's language </li></ul><ul><li>Within the courtly love convention </li></ul><ul><li>Innocence </li></ul><ul><li>Real woman  no caracterisation,classification or idealisation </li></ul>Themes
  10. 10. <ul><li>One of the most important aspects </li></ul><ul><li>First act : </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo  courtly love convention (adoration and respect for a lady) </li></ul><ul><li>image of light : </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet = light that frees him from the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Last act: </li></ul><ul><li>Darkness has triumphed </li></ul>Love as Light
  11. 11. <ul><li>Rom. O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! </li></ul><ul><li>It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night </li></ul><ul><li>Like a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear-Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear! </li></ul><ul><li>So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows </li></ul><ul><li>As yonder lady o'er her fellows shows. </li></ul><ul><li>The measure done, I'll watch her place of stand </li></ul><ul><li>And, touching hers, make blessed my rude hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! </li></ul><ul><li>For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night. </li></ul><ul><li>(...) </li></ul><ul><li>Grate ball of the Capulets </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet’s brightness </li></ul><ul><li>Precious like a jewel </li></ul><ul><li>Real beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Holy shrine </li></ul>The Masque
  12. 12. <ul><li>Rom .[to juliet touching her hand] </li></ul><ul><li>If I profane with my unworthiest hand </li></ul><ul><li>This holy shrine, the gentle fine is this: </li></ul><ul><li>My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand </li></ul><ul><li>To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss. </li></ul><ul><li>Jul. Good pilgrim, you do wrong your hand too much, </li></ul><ul><li>Which mannerly devotion shows in this; </li></ul><ul><li>For saints have hands that pilgrims' hands do touch, </li></ul><ul><li>And palm to palm is holy palmers' kiss. </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo like a pilgrim </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo in love with Juliet: </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet words </li></ul><ul><li>Poetic sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Code of courtly love: </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison between a woman with something holy </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Rom. Have not saints lips, and holy palmers too? </li></ul><ul><li>Jul. Ay, pilgrim, lips that they must use in prayer. </li></ul><ul><li>Rom. O, then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do! </li></ul><ul><li>They pray; grant thou, lest faith turn to despair. </li></ul><ul><li>Jul. Saints do not move, though grant for prayers' sake. </li></ul><ul><li>Rom . Then move not while my prayer's effect I take. </li></ul><ul><li>Thus from my lips, by thine my sin is purged. </li></ul><ul><li>[Kisses her.] </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet: sensible person </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning: refuse </li></ul><ul><li>In the last part: accept </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyme scheme: </li></ul><ul><li>Monolugue  rhyme couplet </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue  alternate rhyme </li></ul>
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