Romeo and Juliet have to hide their love from the world because they know that their parents will not permit them to be together.
Throughout the story there are obstacles in the way of the progression of love, like Juliet's cousin, Tybalt who is enemies with Romeo and Romeo's friend Mercutio, and also there are many brawls.
Shakespeare does this by using several language techniques to create an interesting opening scene.
Act One of ' Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare does indeed immediately engage the audience.
Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam.
This lesson includes a series of important questions from Act 1 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Sampson says, ' I strike quickly, being moved' to mean that he is quick to fight when he is angry.
From line ten, the servants begin to use words with two meanings, one of which is sexual.
This resource is designed to compliment by scene breakdown, which, alas, is not yet uploaded. Also included is a template should you wish to make your own - I've endeavoured to make them facsimiles of the actual questions, since we all know students are ardent believers in verisimilitude. Should you find anything you don't like, well, tough.
The Importance of Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare wrote the play Romeo and Juliet in 1594. Shakespeare was trying to describe a glamorous place where the audience could believe a tragic love story might happen.