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Vu 1 Thao Vu Play Critique Dram 1310 Spring 2011 Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young “star-cross’s lovers" whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular archetypal stories of young, teenage lovers. The time setting of the play is believed to have taken place in the 14 th or 15 th century in Italy. It has been revised a number of times by different authors, but yet is still entertaining. I had a chance to watch a live performance of Romeo and Juliet at Bellevue College in Washington State when I went to school there. The play has a variety of moods, settings, acting, sounds and personalities to it that even today everyone knows about Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. The play has many moods to it. All the personalities and feelings that we possess, I think that it all came out sometime in the play: happy one minute, sad the next; calm now, craziness later; love one another, hate the other. At times I felt so happy that the two were together. Thinking that the play had a happy ending, the mood of play suddenly just flipped and did a 180. Romeo and Juliet took place in Italy during the 14 th or 15 th century. The play did not take place in many different places. It was very basic. It was either at the Capulet’s territory or the
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