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LOVE THROUGH THE AGESKym Broughton
Contents:1.P. 2 - Drama:1.P. 3 - Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare, 15972.P. 4 - Othello – William Shakespeare, 16013.P. 6 - Ghosts – Henrik Ibsen, 18824.P. 7 - Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekov, 18985.P. 9 - A View from the Bridge – Arthur Miller, 1955 6.P. 10 - A Streetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams, 19577.P. 12 - A Taste of Honey – Shelagh Delaney, 19598.P. 13 - Betrayal – Harold Pinter, 19782.P. 16 - Prose:1.P. 17 - Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen, 18132.P. 18 - Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte, 18473.P. 20 - Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte, 18474.P. 22 - Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D. H. Lawrence, 19285.P. 23 - Rebecca – Daphne Du Marier, 19386.P. 25 - Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov, 19557.P. 26 - Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks, 19948.P. 28 - Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden, 19979.P. 29 - Enduring Love – Ian McEwan, 199710.P. 31 - Disgrace – J. M. Coetzee, 199911.P. 33 - Room – Emma Donoghue, 20103.P. 35 - Poetry:1.P. 36 - Sonnet 18 – William Shakespeare, 16092.P. 37 - To His Coy Mistress – Andrew Marvell, 1650s3.P. 39 - The Clod and the Pebble – William Blake, 17944.P. 39 - Sister Maude – Christina Rossetti, 1800s5.P. 41 - My Boy Jack – Rudyard Kipling, 19156.P. 42 - Funeral Blues – W. H. Auden, 19367.P. 44 - One Flesh – Elizabeth Jennings, 19668.P. 45 - Call it a Good Marriage – Robert Graves, 19thCentury 9.P. 46 - Hour – Carol Ann Duffy, 20051
Romeo and Juliet(Drama)Author: William ShakespeareDate of Publication:1597 (Elizabethan)Short summary:Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are ‘star-cross’d’ lovers destined to die as predicted first by theChorus in the prologue. When Romeo meets Juliet they are both immediately smitten. They comefrom different feuding families and their relationship would never be accepted – The Capulets wantJuliet to marry Paris, a relative of the Prince in order to raise their social standing. They decided tomarry in secret with the help of the Friar. On the morning of consummating their marriage Romeogets in a street fight: Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo’s friend, and so Romeo murders Tybalt. Banishedby the Prince of Verona, all appears lost for Romeo and Juliet. Appealing to the Friar, Juliet convinceshim to help him and desperately he gives Juliet a sleeping draught, so she can feign death.Meanwhile, he will send a messenger to Romeo letting him know so he can come and get her andthey can run away together.Romeo, through his assistant Balthazar, learns of Juliet’s apparent death and the Friar’s message failsto reach him. Distraught, Romeo goes to the apothecary and gets a poison so he can go to theCapulet family tomb and die next to his lover. Romeo murders Paris outside of the tomb and upondiscovering Juliet’s apparently dead body he drinks the poison. Almost immediately after, Julietwakes up and discovers Romeo’s corpse. She stabs herself. The families discover the two young loversand vow to erect statues of them, ending the feud.