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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
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Romeo and Juliet
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Romeo and Juliet

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  • 1. Romeo and Juliet Laura Väli and Piibe Bianka Sau Haapsalu Wiedemanni Gümnaasium 10M 01.10.2011
  • 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Storyline </li></ul>
  • 3. Introduction <ul><li>Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy </li></ul><ul><li>It&apos;s written by Shakespeare, in 1597 </li></ul><ul><li>The entire story is written in verses </li></ul><ul><li>The play is about two lovers, who are kept apart by their feuding families </li></ul><ul><li>The story takes part in Verona </li></ul>
  • 4. Characters <ul><li>The Capulet&apos;s family </li></ul><ul><li>Capulet is the patriarch of the house of Capulet </li></ul><ul><li>Capulet&apos;s wife is the matriarch of the house of Capulet </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet is the daughter of Capulet, and the main female character </li></ul><ul><li>Tybalt is a cousin of Juliet, and the nephew of Capulet&apos;s wife. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nurse is Juliet&apos;s personal attendant and confidante. </li></ul>
  • 5. Characters <ul><li>The Montague&apos;s family </li></ul><ul><li>Montague is the patriarch of the house of Montague </li></ul><ul><li>Montague&apos;s wife is the matriarch of the house of Montague </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo is the son of Montague, and the play&apos;s main male character </li></ul><ul><li>Benvolio is Romeo&apos;s cousin and best friend </li></ul>
  • 6. Characters <ul><li>Others </li></ul><ul><li>Friar Laurence is a Franciscan friar, and is Romeo&apos;s confidant </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Escalus is the ruling Prince of Verona </li></ul><ul><li>Count Paris is a relative of Escalus who wishes to marry Juliet </li></ul><ul><li>Mercutio is another kinsman of Escalus and a friend of Romeo </li></ul>
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  • 8. Storyline <ul><li>Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet ball, where they immediately fall in love </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet&apos;s father has promised her daughter to Count Paris for marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Instead Juliet gets secretly married to Romeo </li></ul><ul><li>The priest hoped that with the marriage, relationships between two families gets better </li></ul><ul><li>Unfortunately, the fighting gets worse and Mercutio (a good friend of Romeo&apos;s) ends up in a fight with Tybalt( Juliet&apos;s cousin) </li></ul>
  • 9. Storyline <ul><li>During the fight Romeo kills Tybalt </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo is now banished from Verona and wanted by the police </li></ul><ul><li>At the same time the marriage between Juliet and Paris is about to take place </li></ul><ul><li>But Friar Lawrence gives Juliet a sleeping potion, so she can pretend to be dead </li></ul><ul><li>Firar Lawrence writes Romeo a letter to inform him, but unfortunately he doesn&apos;t receive the message on time </li></ul>
  • 10. Storyline <ul><li>When Romeo hears about Juliet&apos;s “death“, he goes to see her </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo is so devastated that he decides to drink the poison he bought and dies immeadiately </li></ul><ul><li>When Juliet&apos;s potion wears off, she awaken&apos;s to see Romeo&apos;s corps </li></ul><ul><li>She then stabbs herself with a dagger </li></ul><ul><li>The two families find the bodies and their shared sorrow, finally make peace with each other </li></ul>
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