CHARACTERS:(SOME OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS)
• Julieta Capuleto: This character at the beginning of the work is seen as a submissive and obedient
to the orders of their parents. Also in some scenes it is determined to challenge fate and the hatred
between the families to protect their love of Romeo.
• Romeo Montesco: It is a romantic person. Romeo is shown as a person peaceful especially at the
beginning of the work and also something vindictive. Romeo love looks ready to everything to death by
CHARACTERS: (SOME OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS)
• Fray Lorenzo: It was that married to lovers, that scene looks like a person
understanding and kind, thanks to that is not involved with any of the warring
families and access to marry the couple.
• Mercutio: It is Romeo's best friend, is the most prominent of the Group of
friends for their acute interventions and criticism and according to a
description of Romeo is very talkative and impertinent.
• Teodobaldo Capuleto: Nephew Capuleto attitude was odious to the family
of the Montagues, always produces armed clashes and also shown violent
when it shows the idea of ending Romeo.
ENVIRONMENT OF THE PLAY
The centuries XVI and XVII are the Renaissance period in England, period in which it
appeared new literary forms. The English Theatre reached its level higher at that time
flourishing great playwrights like Marlowe and W. Shakespeare.
The works were represented during the warmer months in circular theaters and
outdoor. In the colder months, works rode in private for a public and elite theatres.
The decor was minimal and consisted of some accessories or panels. The locations
were suggested, and therefore perhaps charged more life in the own minds of the
spectators, by the poetry of the works. The work of the actors had a tendency to
There are two rival families that keeps an old grudge that
involves up to other families in the city of Verona.
The only two descendants of each family Romeo and Juliet
find themselves for the first time in a meeting and fall madly
in love. Lovers come to escondidasy the third time married in
secret thanks to Friar Laurence.The day of the ceremony,
Teobaldo insults Romeo but Mercutio, the best friend of the
young Montague, strikes up a duel to the death with
Theobald. Romeo tries to separate them and Teobaldo
leverages to mortally wound Mercutio.
The Prince of Verona, outraged by the events, condemns Romeo to
exile or death so Romeo escape to Mantua, until they can be published
his marriage with Juliet and meet with her. Paris, a relative of the
Prince, asks the hand of Juliet and it is granted. Friar Laurence gives a
small vial with an elixir that will kill you. Fray Lorenzo sends a
Messenger to Romeo to come by Juliet. The Messenger warns you that
Julieta has died and returns to Verona. Romeo Julieta approaches,
kisses her for the last time and takes poison to die.
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