William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

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ROMEO AND JULIET

Shakespeare shows commitment in the prologue through a variant of different ways.‘’A pair of star crossed lovers, take their life,’’ In this sentence the word star-crossed lovers, tells us and indicates that the two people who were the star-crossed lovers were truly in love and by it saying they ‘take their life’ then the commitment between Romeo and Juliet was strong. The phrase saying ‘death marked love,’ could indicate that the deaths were because of love, or they died with love and died happiness. In the prologue, it says ‘’doth with the death bury their parents strife.’’ The phrase shows how Romeo and Juliet did not know about the love between them until they died, this shows commitment because Romeo and Juliet 's relationship and marriage was secret and only a few people they trusted knew knew about it. The commitment that is shown by their secrecy is shown as a strong bond and that they did not marry because it was arranged but they married because of love and this is a sign of commitment through their connection they had with each other and the trust they had over each other. The prologue itself shows how far people would go for the person they are committed to.
The setting of act 1 scene 5 is based in the Capulet 's mansion when Juliet 's father and mother had thrown a party/ball. In this scene of this particular act is when Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet first meet. The first parts of speech that happen are between Romeo and the servant of the…

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