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by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet study guide contains a biography of William Shakespeare, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

Romeo and Juliet is set in Verona, Italy, where there is an ongoing feud between the Montague and Capulet families. The play opens with servants from both houses engaged in a street brawl that eventually draws in the family patriarchs and the city officials, including Prince Escalus. The Prince ends the conflict by issuing a decree that prohibits any further fighting at the risk of great punishment.

Meanwhile, Romeo, a young man from the Montague house, laments his unrequited love for a woman named Rosaline, who has vowed to remain chaste for the rest of her life. Romeo and his friend Benvolio happen to stumble across a Capulet servant, Peter, who is trying to read a list of invitees to a masked party at the Capulet house that evening. Romeo…

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Posted By aren s #297447 at Jan 22, 2013 3:44 PM

DID PARIS REALLY LOVE JULIET

DID PARIS REALLY LOVE JULIET OR DID HE WANT HER FOR WHAT SHE HAD

Romeo and Juliet | Answers: 2

 

Posted By emily r #367379 at Apr 15, 2014 6:14 PM

 

Posted By sapphire p #364118 at Jun 03, 2014 3:56 PM

Which event marks the climax of Romeo and Juliet?

A.
the death of Lady Montague

B.
the deaths of Romeo and Juliet

C.
the deaths of Tybalt and Mercutio

D.
the death of Paris

Romeo and Juliet | Answers: 2