Romeo and Juliet Essay | A Comparison and Contrast of "Romeo & Juliet:" Text Vs. Movie

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A Comparison and Contrast of "Romeo & Juliet:" Text Vs. Movie

Summary: This essay compares and contrasts William Shakespeare's Play "Romeo and Juliet" with the modern movie "Romeo and Juliet."
Shakespear's most popular play, Romeo and Juliet, was modernized and put on tape. Although the lines were the same, many parts of the play were cut out or drastically changed. The three points that will be focused on are the characters, the setting and the final scene.

First of all, the setting of the movie was much different than that of the play. The director decided to modernize the entire story. By doing this it changed many things like the weapons they used, their method of transportation, their homes etc... Instead of using swords, they had pistols. Instead of walking, they had cars to go around. And instead of their homes being against each other, it was two large businesses fighting. The movie also took place in a large city whereas the play took place in a small town. All...

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