Teacher: Mrs. Strewart Class: English Date: Jan. 2,1999 THE TRADGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET The story is about two teenagers who presue their love for each other despite the fact that their familys have been at odds for years.The story combines swordfighting, misunderstanding, tragedy, and some of the most romantic languague all in the name of love. In Verona, Italy in the late 1500s two powerful familes the Capulets and Montagues have been feuding for years. Juliets father throws a party and all of his friends are invited.
the Monagues, of course, are not invited but, Romeo divises a plan to see the fair Rosaline; a young girl he has been pursing. He disguises himself and slips into the party. Once inside, his attention is stolen: not by Rosaline, but by Juliet. Romeo is disappointed when he finds out that Juliet is a Capulet. Juliet notices Romeo to but, is unaware that he is a memeber of the hated Montagues. Juliet not able to belive the one who caught her eye is a member of the enemy family, Juliet gose out on to her balcony to confess her forbidden love.
At the same time Romeo is lurking in the bushes bellow. He over hears her confession and no longer able to control his feelings he revels himself to her and emmits he fells the same. The very next day with the help of Romeos friend Frair Lawerence the two are secertly married. On the day of the wedding two of romeos friends Benvoliio and Mercutio, are walking through the streets when thet are cofronted by Juliets cosion, Taybalt. Tybalt is out to get Romeo for crashing the Capulets party.
Romeo shows up but, dose not wish to fight him for he no longer has holds a grudge with the family. Romeos friends cant understand why Romeo wont stand up for himself. So Mercutio steps in to take up for his friend. There is a sword- fight between Mercutio and Taybalt and Mercutio is killed. To avenge the death of his friend Romeo kills Tybalt. This gained him more hatered form the Capulets.
the Prince of Verona banishes Romeo and romeo is forced to leave Juliet, who is devasted by the loss of her love. Her father, not knowing of his daughters secret marriage, decides to marry her to another young man named Paris. In despair, Juliet consults with Friar Laurence. He advises her to agree to the marriage but, on the mourning of the marriage take a potion the he prepares for her.
The potion will make it look like she is deadand she will be put into the Capulets family vault. He would send message to Romeo of the plan, and romeo would come to save her. Bad news travels fast before Fair could send messsage to Romeo of the hoax. Romeo hears from someone else that his beloved is dead.
Overcome with grief, Romeo buys a posion and gose to the tomb to die by his beloved wife. At the door Romeo is forced to fight Paris, whom he swiftly kills. Insided the vault, Romeo drinks the posion and takes his last breath next to his sleeping wife. Moments later, Juliet awakens to see her husbands dead body lieing beside her. She learns what has happened from Fiar Laurence who has just arrived. With no reason to live, Juilet kills herself with Romeos dagger.
The tradegy has a tremendous impact on both famlies. They are hurt so deeply by the death of thier children that they both agree never to fight again. THE END!! Tips for writing your report Plan the report. Select an idea or topic for your report. Gather information for your report.
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