Romeo and Juliet are the main characters, or protagonists.

When exploring texts such as Romeo and Juliet which was written in 1596 ago we begin to realise as a society how relevant these recurring theme tend to be regardless of the vast amount of time difference these commonly known themes such as tragic love, violence and death which have all become second nature to our generations as we h...

Romeo and Juliet had a strong love for each which no one could separate even if they were apart.

Families To begin, the most apparent factor in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the ‘ancient grudge’ between the two families to which they belong: The Capulets and The Montague’s....


Throughout the play Romeo and Juliet were aided in their love.

One of Shakespeare’s most prominent plays is titled The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.

The ways in which diversity and divisions affect people and their relationships can be shown in Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, as well as the film West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise.


In deep despair, Romeo and Juliet committed suicide.

The play is a very tragic at the end when Romeo and Juliet die due with their parent’s strife and hatred; however their death ends the anger and rage between the two families.

But Romeo and Juliet seemed to be genuinely loving persons.

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet should be regarded as an Aristotelian tragedy because catharsis is exhibited in the play, Juliet’s blindness of love is shown, and Romeo’s impetuousness is the tragic flaw that leads to hi...

SparkNotes: Romeo and Juliet: Character List



In a prologue to Act 1, an actor called “the chorus” recites a sonnet in which he describes the bitter hatred separating the Montagues and Capulets (residents of Verona, a city in northern Italy about sixty-five miles west of Venice and the Adriatic coast) and identifies Romeo and Juliet as lovers who had the misfortune to be born into warring families.

Romeo and Juliet - Analysis - Dramatica

appears to have a double-meaning: first, that Romeo and Juliet come into existence; second, in a foreshadowing of future events, that they go out of existence by taking their own lives.

So it is that, from the very beginning of their existence as human beings within the wombs of their mothers, Romeo and Juliet are doomed by Fate as children of hatred.

SparkNotes: Romeo and Juliet: Plot Overview

Her homely language and her preoccupation with the practical, everyday world contrast sharply with the elevated language of Romeo and Juliet and their preoccupation with the idealistic world of love.

No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet: Act 4, Scene 1

It was according to Romeo and Juliet love at first sight and with the help of Juliet’s closest companion the nurse and Friar Lawrence it was made possible for the lovers to exchange vows and continue their relationship behind the twos houses backs....