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  • Luhrman's Romeo And Juliet
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    How and why does Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet update the characters and themes for a modern audience The ball scene starts as Romeo Takes an Ecstasy tablet. When Romeo enters the actual ball he goes in with his cousins and he flashes his fake ticket at the bouncer in a very stoned way and the bouncer looks down at him as if to say oh good another stoned person. The ball is full of sexual promiscuity with many things going on which aren t considered sexually normal such as Gloria Capulet kissin...
  • Romeo And Juliet
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    Youth often suffer for older peoples mistakes. This is true in many cases in the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. This mostly occurs between Romeo and Juliet, but other characters were affected as well. Mercutio and Tybalt were also victims of older people's mistakes. Romeo and Juliet suffered greatly in the play. Both suffered because it was hard for them to see each other without their parents knowledge. Romeo killed himself because he thought that Juliet was dead when she actually had be...
  • Tybalt Murders Mercutio
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    Character Study on Mercutio Kernel Kata i 5 k Mercutio is one of the most distinctive characters in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". His language is always powerful and creative. He represents many different things in the play and holds an important role. Both of these categories will be explored later, among other things. First of all, Mercutio is Romeo's friend. He is neither a Montague, nor a Capulet. Therefore, he has not been born into a feud and really has no side. However, his friendship...
  • Tybalt Calls Romeo A Villain
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    Romeo and Juliet In Act 3 Scene 1, the violence results in the banishment of Romeo. The purpose of this coursework is to explore how Shakespeare makes Act 3 Scene 1 exciting for the audience. Act 3 Scene 1 is the main turning point of the play where it becomes a tragedy, the scene begins with Mercutio humouring everyone and then enters the happily married and love-struck Romeo refuses to fight Tybalt now that he has married Juliet, Tybalt thinks that Romeo is mocking him but still refuses so Mer...
  • Act One Of Romeo And Juliet
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    In Act One of William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, we meet Romeo, Mercutio, and Tybalt. Right away, we get an idea of who these characters are and what kind of role they will play throughout the story. Romeo, Mercutio, and Tybalt share many distinctive characteristics and personalities in the story. We learn that Romeo is the romantic and handsome son of the Montagues. In the beginning of the story, he was depressed, but his mood quickly changed as the story went on. We also learn that ...
  • Mercutio And Tybalt Fight
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    Romeo's best friend, Mercutio, shows many different qualities before he is killed. When we see Mercutio using one of his best qualities, be humorous is when he has his major soliloquy about Queen Nab. Mercutio second quality is being arrogant to Tybalt when he wants to fight Romeo for being at the Capulet ball. Mercutio shows devotion to Romeo by being there when Romeo was down about Rosaline. One of the qualities Mercutio shows is being humorous. Mercutio in his long soliloquy to Romeo and Benv...
  • Act Mercutio
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    In Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio, who projects himself as a flamboyant and carefree person is really just masking his insecurities. He feels that if he is always acting like a jester or valiant than nobody will be able to see inside of him and exploit his weaknesses. Mercutio also feels that if he is the source of everyone's merriment he will be thought of as a clown and therefor less will be expected from him. He sets his character very early in the play. In fact, by the second line, while trying ...
  • Mercutio's Queen Mab Speech
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    Throughout all the pain, love, and suffering brought to the two lovers in "Romeo and Juliet", there was one character that provided a humorous break from all of the emotional tragedy. Mercutio, relative of the Prince and friend of Romeo, was this character that most resembles myself. Mercutio added comedy to an otherwise tragic play. My life not being a play, however I add fun and laughter to every around me. Between his famous Queen Mab speech, to his dramatic fight scene, he was there providin...
  • Romeo Julliet
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    Romeo & Julliet I. Pick one character who could at some point, have changed the whole chain of events of the play. Rewrite the scene at that point, and project the events that would follow. The character in which I feel who could have changed a whole chain of events in this play is Romeo. Romeo's actions contradict many chain of events in this play. Some even lead to his suicidal death. If in this play, Romeo would have circumscribed his actions he probably would have been around to run off to s...
  • Famous Fight Scene Between Tybalt And Mercutio
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    The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a play that consisted of many parts. It had rising action, falling action, and climax, along with many other parts crucial to a good play. Woven into the drama of Shakespeare's love story, were the characters of the play. The main characters, Romeo and Juliet, took center stage in almost every act. Romeo was the son of the Montague family and Juliet was the daughter of the Capulet family. Because of the conflict between the two families...
  • Speech In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet
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    Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and Mercutio's Queen Mab Speech At the time Mercutio makes his famous "Queen Mab" speech in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, he and Romeo, together with a group of their friends and kinsmen, are on the way to a party given by their family's arch-enemy, Lord Capulet. Their plan is to crash the party so that Romeo may have the opportunity to see his current love, Rosaline, whom they know has been invited to the Capulet's masque that evening. Romeo, whom his friends ...
  • Summary The Story Of Romeo And Juliet
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    Character Traits Romeo- Romeo is the son of Montague. He cares for Juliet a lot but his friend makes fun of him. He suddenly grows up to a man and likes Juliet. He is very hot-tempered too. His family and Juliet's families have been fighting for generations. He loves to Juliet and wants to marry her. Juliet- Juliet is the daughter of Capulet. She loves Romeo a lot too. She wants to marry him also. She is loving and caring. Her heart "is only for Romeo". She is also very brave and determined. Mer...
  • Romeo And Juliets Loyalty
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    'Romeo and Juliet' is a play of opposites! Discuss. 'Romeo and Juliet' is a love story, set in Verona in the 16th century. It tells of the tragic tale of two star crossed lovers. In this play Shakespeare demonstrates the significance that opposite feelings and emotions play in life. The love story is played out against a background of hatred, violence and aggression. Shakespeare illustrates various forms of love for example the type of love Romeo and Juliet have for each other which is as true d...

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