Romeo And Juliet Review (Short)

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Romeo and Juliet was a very intriguing story. I hadn’t ever thought much of William Shakespear until I read one of his books. I was impressed at the way Shakespear portrayed each characters with such realistic personalities. I was amazed at how one man could write a fictional story that seemed like he had written from an experience that he had. Romeo and Juliet is a good book on a few different levels. The writing in the book is great. The plot of the story is exciting with unexpected twists and turns. This entire play was a poem. The way Shakespear uses words, to me, makes him an artist. The plot of this play is an interesting one. The characters involved in the story are clearly too young to be in the dilemma they have found them selves in. The drama between the two families that Romeo and Juliet come from, is persistent and aggressive. The friar, who is thought of as a person with answers, makes terrible decisions, that in the end lead to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. “What’s here? A cup closed in thy true love’s hand? Poison, I see has been his timeless end. O churl, drunk all, and left no friendly drop to help me after. I will kiss they lips. Haply some poison yet doth hang on them. To make me die with a restorative. Thy lips are warm.” This is the second to last thing Juliet says in the entire book and I think that it is beautiful writing. It is character development in the final moments of the character. This paragraph is a good example of Shakespear’s ability to use this language with extraordinary grace. This paragraph to me is showing how Juliet is both mature yet naive. She is talking about death as if it is game. She seems to have gained so much understanding since the day at the dance when her and Romeo first met, but still shows a childlike quality. She doesn’t seem to know what she is about to do or its consequences. I thought this was a
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