Romeo And Juliet Outline Essay

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I. Romeo and Juliet is a timeless story for all ages. A. Most people can easily tell who the main characters are are: a young couple who fall in love, which results in death because of their passion. B. Although most people know how this story will end, they enjoy watching it over and over because it’s been going on in many peoples lives. C. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays/stories. D. The way Romeo expresses himself is very poetic and extraordinary, and his language is different. E. Most teenagers dream of finding love like in Romeo and Juliet. II. The background of Romeo and Juliet goes far back in time, A. Many readers/audiences already know the story of Romeo and Juliet, but continue to read the…show more content…
It is most likely the most-filmed play of all time. III. The summary, the prologue, and the fate of Romeo and Juliet are all unique and interesting. A. The summary of the story is a very young man and a fourteen year old girl who fall deeply and madly in love at first sight, who eventually results in death to the both of them. B. In Brooke’s prologue, he says Romeo and Juliet had to die because they married and broke the law, without their parents’ approval. C. Shakespeare avoids Brooke’s sayings, and says Romeo and Juliet are “star-crossed lovers” doomed to disaster by fate. D. A big part of this play is the language Shakespeare uses, which many people don’t understand and may have to read it very slowly for it to make sense. E. Although Romeo and Juliet’s time-lapse was originally about 90 days long, Shakespeare’s version happened in only a few days. IV. Most people of Shakespeare's time believed in astrology. A. Astrology is the belief of that the course of their lives was partially determined by the hour, day, month, and year of their birth-meaning “the stars” under which they were born. B. Shakespeare may not have believed in Astrology. C. In a later play, Julius Caesar, he makes a character question the idea of astrology

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