In william shakespeare's romeo and juliet , a long feud between the montague and capulet families disrupts the city of verona and causes tragic results for romeo and juliet revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly &mdash and fate causes them to commit suicide in despair. William shakespeare - romeo and juliet: apart from the early titus andronicus, the only other play that shakespeare wrote prior to 1599 that is classified as a tragedy is romeo and juliet (c 1594–96), which is quite untypical of the tragedies that are to follow. About william shakespeare william shakespeare (1564–1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the english language.
In william shakespeare’s tragic play romeo and juliet, romeo’s perfections and downfalls make him a tragic hero romeo’s portrayal of discipline shows the first quality of tragic hero about romeo, lord capulet says, “he bears him like a portly gentleman, / and, to say truth, verona brags of him/ to be a virtuous and well-governed youth. This is a short summary of romeo and juliet by william shakespeare the play which is set in verona is a story about a long feud between the montague and capulet families the play which is set in verona is a story about a long feud between the montague and capulet families. Romeo and juliet is a dramatisation of arthur brooke's narrative poem the tragical history of romeus and juliet (1562) shakespeare follows the poem closely but adds extra detail to both major and minor characters, in particular the nurse and mercutio.
Even though william shakespeare had already set a play here, the two gentlemen of verona, it is for the wonderful and tragic love story between romeo and juliet that the city is best known it’s also why verona is called “the city of love. By william shakespeare, directed by rick dildine an exciting new production of shakespeare’s iconic love story romeo is a montague and juliet a capulet — “star-crossed lovers” whose families’ long-standing feud has pitted neighbor against neighbor. In the play the tragedy of romeo and juliet the author william shakespeare, many people argue who is at fault for the young lovers death the couple is at fault for their own death it is known that they are in puppy love that went way too far.
Romeo and juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity the plot is based on an italian tale translated into verse as the tragical history of romeus and juliet by arthur brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in palace of pleasure by william painter in 1567. Emily ota (juliet) and william thomas hodgson (romeo) join a large cast of beloved osf actors in this timeless story of love, hatred and tragic consequences development of romeo and juliet is supported by a grant from the james f and marion l miller foundation. The greatest love story in english, william shakespeare's romeo and juliet is a play of star-crossed lovers who take a valiant stand against social convention, with tragic consequences this penguin shakespeare edition is edited with notes by tjb spencer, and an introduction by adrian poole. In the nineteenth century, romeo and juliet was performed with relatively little dramatic alteration, and it became one of shakespeare's most-produced plays and a mainstay of the english stage with the advent of motion pictures the play reached mass audiences.
Romeo and juliet is a tragedy written by william shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families it was among shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with hamlet , is one of his most frequently performed plays. The greatest love story in english, william shakespeare's romeo and juliet is a play of star-crossed lovers who take a valiant stand against social convention, with tragic consequences. Romeo and juliet is one of shakespeare's most famous plays however, it is very tragic there are quite a few elements that make this play a tragedy. The tragicall historye of romeus and juliet is a narrative poem, first published in 1562 by arthur brooke, which was the key source for william shakespeare’s romeo and juliet brooke is reported to have translated it from an italian novella by matteo bandello by another theory,.
Shakespeare became the most famous playwright ever because of romeo and juliet and many of his other works after hundreds of years many still pride in shakespeare english it was among shakespeare’s most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Romeo and juliet is the name of a play written by william shakespeare (april 26, 1564 - april 23, 1616) about two young people, romeo and juliet, who fall in love but are not able to be together they ultimately commit suicide after believing each other to be dead it is a tragic love story but the. Romeo and juliet (1567) was printed in the second volume of the palace of pleasure , a collection of tales, the editor being william painter, clerk of the armoury to queen elizabeth shortly after she came to the throne.