Summary of Romeo and Juliet Summary
English literature | William Shakesphere | Major english
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are two teenaged lovers in Verona, Italy. They both are caught in a bitter fide between their families. Romeo’s family is called the Montaques and Juliet’s is the Capulates. Romeo and his friends go at a masked ball given by the Capulates without invitation. There he meets Juliet and falls in love with her. The next day, the couple secretly married by frier Laurence. Returning from the wedding Romeo meets Juliet’s cousin Tybutt. He tries to pick a fight with him. But Romeo doesn’t want to fight with his new relative. But Romeo’s friend Mercutio accepts Tybatt’s challenge. But Tybatt stabs Mercutio to take in revenge. For this reason, Romeo is exiled from Verona.
Exile from Juliet’s father is unaware of their marriage he tries to marry her cousin paris. To allow Juliet to escape form her father. Friar Laurence gives Juliet a drug. The drug puts hr into a deathlike sleep for 42 hours. Friar sends a messenger to exiled Romeo to tell him about the drug. But the messenger delayed. Romeo hears that Juliet is dead. He goes to the Tom where she has been placed. There, he takes poison and dies by Juliet’s side. Juliet awakens and finds her husband dead. Then she stabs herself then their families reunite after their death.
Comedies by Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s comedies are ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘The Mechant of Venice’, ‘As you like it’ etc. His ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is the comedy of Fairies with their king’ Queen and Demon’s folk love. There are funny incident and interruptions. He wrote his play with great skill and feelings of lovers. The true sympathy in the treatment of character is shown in this comedy. In the merchant of venice, two characters shylock and Antonio have enemity. They argue in dealing of money. Shylock a Jew and Anthonio is achristian this comedy is a little different from other comedies of Bassanio and Portia is also shown in this play. As you like it is a comedy with philosophy. It has a pastoral setting. It gives us some beautiful description with reality.