Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Romeo and Juliet.

Then she tells Juliet that if she marries Paris, “So shall you share all that he doth possess" (100).

“All that he doth possess” is of course money and social standing, benefits that Lady Capulet would share in.

The Capulets have a young daughter called Juliet and the Montagues have a son called Romeo.

main reason they decide to go in the first place is out of spite for
the Capulets, however, at the ball, Romeo meets Juliet, the love of
his life.

Romeo and Juliet are in love, but they are not love-sick.

Being but heavy, I will bear the light.” (1.4.11-12)

Romeo is being quite tedious and is not in the mood to compete with
Mercutio’s wild character but eventually he is persuaded to go.

This ultimately leads to Romeo and Juliet’s suicide.

Friar Laurence marries Romeo and Juliet, hoping the marriage will end the Montague-Capulet feud, and tries to help them overcome their problems with a scheme that, unfortunately, goes awry.

Who is more to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death.

Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet in the late fifteen hundreds in the riveting city of Verona, Italy, where it has since been revered as one of the most preeminent and recognized play’s in history....

Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous works.

follow after you Haply some poison yet doth hang on them perhaps To make me die"
Juliet does not not to live without Romeo so she kills herself.

Act 5: Enemies to Friends
At the very end of the play both the Montagues and the Capulets becomes friends
"O brother Montague, give me thy hand"
Love has conquered hate.

People are very critical of Romeo and Juliet’s decisions....

Love and hate are also linked together in the words of
Juliet when she finds out that Romeo is a Montague:

“My only love sprung from my only hate,

Too early seen unknown, and known too late!” (1.5.135-136)

Juliet has found the only person she loves from the only family she

At dawn, as the lovers gaze out the window, Romeo tells Juliet to

Romeo and Juliet is about two lovers from families who have set a grudge upon each other, in this complex piece of art William Shakespeare has put the protagonist within ruinous events where love is hard and where love has to be flawless....

(5.3.94-99) Romeo then swallows the poison and dies.

Juliet: It is an honour I dream not of.” (1.3.65-66)

The conversation between mother and daughter is very formal and Juliet
answers politely as she does not want to upset her mother.