Intro: Fate was seen as an act of God in Elizabethan England. Fate is portrayed through coincidences in Romeo and Juliet. When a coincidence happened back then it was considered as an act of God Plot: How the letter didn’t reach Romeo”Unhappy fortune! By my brotherhood, The letter was not nice but full of charge, […]
Location: Churchyard in Verona Time: Thursday Night Characters: Paris, Page, Romeo, Balthasar, Friar Lawrence, Juliet, Captain of the Watch, Second Watchman, Third Watchman, Prince, Lady Capulet, Capulet, Montague Events: Romeo goes to visit the Capulet tomb and meets Paris there. Paris thinks Romeo is there to defile their tomb so he fights him and Romeo […]
Location: Mantua Time: Wednesday Morning Characters: Romeo, Balthasar, Apothecary Events: Romeo doesn’t get the plan from Friar Lawrence as the letter has been lost so he is told Juliet is dead. He wants to find a place where he can get a potion to kill himself. Quote: “Such mortal drugs I have, but Mantua’s law […]
Location: A street in Verona Time: Monday Midday Characters: Mercutio, Benvolio, Romeo, Nurse, Peter Events: Romeo and Mercutio have banter which shows they are good friends, then the nurse arrives to see if Romeo has arranged for the marriage. Quote: Now God in heaven bless thee! Hark you, sir.
Location: Juliet’s Bedroom Time: Wednesday Morning Characters: Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet, Paris, Friar Lawrence, First Musician, Second Musician, Peter Events: Nurse finds out that Juliet is ‘dead’ And calls for the family who are extremely sad with her being dead. Friar Lawrence tries to reason them by saying everything happens for a reason but it […]
Location: Capulet’s House Characters: Capulet, Servingman, Nurse, Juliet, Lady Capulet, First Servingman, Second Servingman Time: Tuesday Afternoon to Wednesday Morning Events: Juliet apologises to her father so he moves the wedding to the next day. She starts to doubt Friar Lawrence’s concoction and whether it will kill her or even work at all. She takes […]
Location: Friar Lawrence’s Cell Time: Tuesday Morning Characters: Friar Lawrence, Paris, Juliet Events: Juliet has a blunt conversation with Paris and when he leaves she says she would rather kill herself than marry him. They come up with a plan to make it seem like she is dead and when she is put in the […]
Location: Juliet’s bedroom Time: Tuesday Morning Characters: Romeo, Juliet, Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet Events: Romeo gets ready for his exile and prepares to leave through the window. Juliet doesn’t want him to leave because she is in deep love with him. Romeo parts in tears and Juliet shouts out to him that he looks ill. […]
Location: Capulet’s House Time: Monday Late Evening Characters: Capulet, Paris Events: Capulet and Paris discuss about Paris marrying Juliet. Quote: My lord, I would that Tuesday were tomorrow.