Intro – Paragraph 1 – Metaphors One way Shakespeare shows the idea of fate in Romeo and Juliet is through using metaphors. He uses metaphors in a way that shows us there lives are a journey that has already been set out for them. Just before Romeo and other Montagues go to the Capulet’s party […]

Early Wednesday Morning, Juliet’s bedroom Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet, Friar Lawrence, Paris, Musicians and Peter Juliet will not wake up and the musicians and Peter are arguing if they should play music or not. The musicians say “Not a dump we, ’tis no time to play now.”  

Tuesday afternoon – Capulet’s house Lady Capulet, Capulet, Nurse, Juliet and Serving Men, Two and Three The Capulets are preparing for the party of Juliet and Paris’ wedding, as Juliet promised to obey what capulet wants. Then later Juliet is thinking about all the things that could go wrong, but then says “Romeo, Romeo, Romeo! […]

Friar Lawrence’s plan is to give Juliet a potion that she will drink on that same night. The potion will make her have no warmth, no breath, cheeks will fade and no pulse. It will appear as if she is dead. She will be taken to her family vault and will wake up and then […]

Late Monday, Capulet’s house. Capulet, Paris and Lady Capulet Capulet makes plans with Paris for him to marry Juliet. It’s planned for Thursday and Paris can’t wait and would rather it Tuesday because it’s sooner.  

Monday, (After Romeo & Juliet’s wedding), A public place Romeo, Tybalt, Benvolio, Mercutio, Prince, officer, Lady Capulet and Montague. Tybalt challenges Romeo to fight but Romeo rejects the challenge so Mercutio comes in and says “Tybalt, you rat-catcher, will you go fight me?” Then Mercutio and Tybalt fight but Romeo interrupts and stops them which […]

Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their […]