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Romeo and Juliet A Star-crossed Romance
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A Brief Introduction Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare in 1594 or 1595. Romeo and Juliet was an experimental stage piece, featuring several radical departures from long-standing conventions. The themes of the play include the antithesis between love and hate, the use of a light/dark polarity, the use of time, and the use of Fate in the dreams, omens and forebodings that foreshadow the play’s tragic conclusion.
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The Montagues Lord and Lady Montague – Romeo’s parents Romeo Montague Balthasar and Abram – servants to the Montagues Mercutio – Friend of Romeo and relative of the Prince
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The Capulets Lord and Lady Capulet – Juliets parents Juliet Capulet Nurse – Juliets attendant Tybalt – cousin to Juliet Sampson and Gregory – servants to the Capulets
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A Very Brief Plot Summary Act I – Shakespeare establishes an on- going feud between two families, the Montagues and Capulets. Juliet’s father decides that even though
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Davehoyt during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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