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BC: romeo and Juliet is about? | The first performance of Romeo and Juliet took place in the autumn/winter of 1594, when the playhouses reopened for the first time after a sustained outbreak of the plague had forced the authorities to close all the playhouses in London in January 1593. During this period, over 10,000 people in London alone died from the disease, and Shakespeare emphasizes the relevance of the plague for his audience by using it in Romeo and Juliet to prevent Friar Laurence's message from reaching Romeo in Mantua.



2: Juliet says no, Lady Capulet says, "Well, think of marriage now"(69). Juliet does not argue at all, and tells her mother she will do what she orders. Then, when the Nurse tells her to marry Paris, Juliet becomes totally independent by losing faith in the Nurse and turning away from her. After the Nurse leaves she says, "Ancient damnation! O most wicked fiend," and then goes off alone to talk to the Friar. | scene 1

3: Romeo is the young son of the affluent Montague family. He lusts after the unavailable, but oh-so gorgeous Rosaline until he sets eyes on Juliet Capulet (the only daughter of his family's arch enemies) and falls in love at first sight. | scene 2

4: he was banished because he murdered Tybalt in a street fight.So he was banished from Verona for killing Juliet's cousin Tybalt and is not able to spend time with Juliet anymore unless she runs away to live with Romeo who knows when Juliet finds out she wants to hang her self cause she does not want Romeo to be banish. | scene 3

5: At the beginning of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is deeply in love with Rosaline however she doesn't love him back so juliet wont's him. | she is a beautiful child and is very trustworthy.and than kill herself. | scene 4

6: scene 6 | Friar Lawrence is kind of like the city's church priest, except he's not a priest he's a friar.Since this took place in Italy in the 1400s or 1500s, religion was a very strong influence on politics and everything. Friar Lawrence knew both the Caplets and Montagues and was probably friends and a trusted confessor to both families.


8: act 2 scene 2:

9: early the next morning. friar lawrence's | act 2 scene 3

10: approximately nine o'clock in the morning the time at which Juliet was to send a messenger to romeo. | act 2 scene 4

11: act 2 scene 5

12: the same afternoon | act 3 scene 1

13: scene 2: Juliet comes home, humble and repentant. She apologizes to her father for her disobedience and says she will marry Lord Capulet is overjoyed and decides the marriage will take place the next day, even if he has to stay up all night making preparations.

14: scene 3:Juliet convinces the Nurse and Lady Capulet to leave her the alone. Then she takes out the potion the Friar gave her. She worries for a brief moment that it might be real poison.

15: Eventually, Paris takes the hint that Juliet needs to make confession to the Friar, and he leaves – but not before giving Juliet an unwanted and uninspiring kiss. | scene 4

16: scene 5

17: When the Nurse comes to wake Juliet up in the morning, she discovers the girl dead. Everyone is very sad. Then the Friar shows up and takes action, telling them to take Juliet to the tomb. Posthaste.

18: act 4 scene 1:

19: act 4 scene 2 | CAPULET 1 So many guests invite as here are writ. [Exit FirstServant.] 2 Sierra, go hire me twenty cunning cooks. Second Servant You shall have none ill, sir; for I'll try if they can lick their fingers.

20: In her bedchamber, Juliet asks the Nurse to let her spend the night by herself, and repeats the request to Lady Capulet when she arrives. Alone, clutching the vial given to her by Friar Lawrence, she wonders what will happen when she drinks it.

21: Early the next morning, the Capulet house is aflutter with preparations for the wedding. | act 4 scene 4

22: Once again Juliet demonstrates her strength. She comes up with reason after reason why drinking the sleeping potion might cause her harm, physical or psychological, but chooses to drink it anyway. | act 4 scene 5

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