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Essay | Swords Vs. Guns: A Romeo & Juliet Comparison from the Book to Both Movies by Franco Zeffereli and Ba

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Swords Vs. Guns: A Romeo & Juliet Comparison from the Book to Both Movies by Franco Zeffereli and Ba

Summary: A comparison of "Romeo & Juliet" originally by William Shakespeare from the book to both movies made by Franco Zeffereli and Baz Luhrman.
Romeo and Juliet; two star-crossed lovers, two movies, one book, one judgment. Although Zeffirelli stayed true to the book by staying in the same time zone, his version lacked entertainment, originality, and emotion compared to Luhrman's version which included all of the above and with added twists.

In the beginning of Act V, both movies twisted the story a little, but even though Luhrman's was a much better representation of Shakespeare's writing, Zeffereli's version stayed true to the book. Zeffereli's took place in real Italy, instead of Verona beach, and used a crypt instead of a church for Juliet's burial grounds. Zeffereli also included the Friar in the last scene in the crypt, and Romeo noticing and saying lines about Tybalt, whereas Luhrman did not. Both movies also forgot important aspects of...

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Purchase our Student Essay on Swords Vs. Guns: A Romeo & Juliet Comparison from the Book to Both Movies by Franco Zeffereli and Ba
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