The Capulets Lady Capulet: Wife of Capulet, Juliet’s Mother Juliet: daughter of Capulet and Lady Capulet, main love interest, more will be explained in the next slide The nurse: Juliet’s nurse, cared for Juliet when she was young, Juliet’s confident throughout majority of the play Capulet: Juliet’s father, head of the Capulet family, enemy of the Montague
Juliet is one of the main characters of Romeo and Juliet. She falls in love with Romeo at a ball her parents have thrown without knowing who he is. Once she discovers the man she loves is a Montague, it leads to despair. Still, she is willing to over look who they both are as long as their love is constant. She happily marries him. Sadly, her ending is not a happy one. Juliet
Montague: head of the Montague household, Romeo’s father, enemy of Capulet. Lady Montague: wife of Montague, mother of Romeo Romeo: the son of Montague and Lady Montague, Juliet’s main love interest. Benvolio: Romeo’s cousin and friend Montague
Romeo is the other main character in the story Romeo and Juliet. He falls in love with Juliet while trying to escape the pain of losing his last love. He falls instantly in love with Juliet, forgetting everything else. His love over powers his other emotions and he strives only to prove to her his love is true. It is not until later that he discovers that his true love is from his rival family, the Capulets. He ignores it and marries her despite the obvious disapproval. Sadly, his story does not end with happily ever after. Romeo
The meeting of Romeo and Juliet is one scene that is always remembered. It holds that it matters not who you are or where you come from. In the game of love, these things mean little if anything at all. Clip One from the 1996 version of Romeo and Juliet. Clip Two from the 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet. The Meeting of Two Star Crossed Lovers
Answer the following questions using at least half a page. Have you ever felt like Romeo or Juliet? In what way? What would you do if you were in the position of either Romeo or Juliet? Watch the clips from the previous slides. What sticks out to you the most? What theme can you generate from these clips? Your assignment!