In Romeo and Juliet fate is determined by God. This is incorporated by Shakespeare many times. One of these moments happen when Romeo is outside the capulet household and is speaking through dramatic irony by saying ” He that hath steerage of my course, direct my sail.” This shows that Shakespeare is referring to God […]

Time: Thursday Morning Characters: Friar Lawrence and Friar John Location: Friar Lawrence’s Cell Events: Friar John explains to Friar Lawrence that he was unable to get the letter to Romeo because of the plague in the town so they shut the gates. therefore john was stuck in the town. so now romeo still thinks Juliet […]

Time: Tuesday Night and Wednesday Morning Location: Capulets house Characters: Juliet, Capulet, Lady Capulet, 1 Servingman, Servingman 2, nurse. Events: Juliet apologizes for being childish, and Capulet with haste moves the the wedding forward to tomorrow. what Capulet doesn’t know is that this is part of the plan She and Friar have brewed.

Time: Monday late evening Location: Capulet’s house Characters: Capulet, Paris, Lady Capulet Events: Juliet’s father makes plans for his daughter to marry Paris.  

Time: Monday Evening People: Nurse, Friar Lawrence, Romeo Location: Friar Lawrence’s cell Romeo and Friar Lawrence are talking about how Romeo has been banished and romeo speaks of commiting suicide instead of living alone as an outsider. Juliet’s Nurse comes but romeo and lawrence thinks it is some men looking for Romeo. They discover that […]

Characters: Juliet and Nurse Time: Monday night Location: Capulet house Nurse tells Juliet what happened between Tybalt her cousin, Romeo her husband and Mercutio. She finds out that he is being banished and she cries about how her marriage won’t be completed. So the Nurse tells Juliet that she’ll fetch Romeo from Friar Lawrence’s house […]

Benvolio and Mercutio are approached by Tybalt, who is seeking Romeo. Romeo turns up and Tybalt wants revenge for turning up to the capulet party. Romeo tells Tybalt that he can’t hate him but has reason to love him, but won’t tell him why. Tybalt starts beating up Romeo but he still doesn’t fight back. […]

Mercutio and Romeo have banter which shows the viewers that they are good friends, but Benvolio has to break it up cause they started getting a bit over the top. Juliet’s Nurse walks out and to find Mercutio, Romeo and Benvolio. Romeo goes with the nurse to discuss the terms and vows of the marriage. […]

Daybreak; Romeo returns to his home to find Friar Lawrence one of the priests of the town. He notices that romeo is up early. “What early tongue so sweet saluteth me?” Romeo tells the priest his situation about how he and juliet need to be married in secret. He is relieved he isn’t with rosaline […]

Romeo is looking for Juliet when he finds her on a balcony. “What light through yonder window breaks?” he asks. Juliet is talking to herself as well. Juliet knows not of Romeo’s presents as she talks of him. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” This means that a rose would smell the same if it […]