Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the scenes that are most important are act 1 scene 1, this is important because it involves conflict between the two families which is what the whole play is about, also act 3 scene 1, this is important because like act1 scene 1 there is conflict between the Montague’s and the Capulet but this time two of the main characters are killed. This would have been good for the audience in Elizabethan times because the audience loved conflict and deaths. Act 2 scenes 6 is a calm and peaceful scene it is the one when Romeo and Juliet get married despite there parents wishes; friar Lawrence is the person that weds these two. this makes a big effect on act 3 scene 1 because in this scene the main part is conflict in the play is shown between firstly Mercurtio and Tybalt in a fight ending in Mercurtio dieing from a stab wound by Tybalt .this then leads in Romeo wanting revenge all though if he fights he will be banished from Verona. In this scene there is dramatic irony because the audience know that Romeo and Juliet are married but Tybalt does not .Romeo ends up catching Tybalt up and getting his revenge but this ends up with him being banished from Verona buy prince Escalus. In act 3 scene 1 the audience think back to the first scene because of the setting in a public place of Verona. but the audience might be given the impression that like act 1 scene 1 there will be conflict in this scene also these two scenes involve the same characters, so this would increase the query of a fight. which would get the attention of the audience because they enjoyed conflict in the plays .in act 3 scene 1 at the start Benvolio and Mercutio are talking about how they can feel a fight in the air “for now these hot days is the mad blood stirring” because this quote is used at the beginning of the scene it gives the effect

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