Romeo and Juliet Essay | Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 1

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Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 1

Summary: Despite the title of this play there are actually very few appearances of the lovers together on stage. Their first meeting in this scene is undoubtedly the most important as we see the beauty of love at first sight unfolding before our eyes.
ACT 1 SCENE 5

WHY I THINK THIS IS

AN IMPORTANT SCENE

THE GREAT HALL

CAPULETS MANSION.

I have chosen this scene as I believe it is very important to the play because it is where Romeo meets Juliet for the first time. During the scene we, the audience, witness many changes in both the emotions and the actions of the characters and we also become aware of the contrast between love and hate. These are two emotions that run throughout the play in many forms.

Capulet is holding a ball in order to introduce his thirteen year old daughter Juliet to his kinsman Paris. Earlier in Act One Paris asked Capulet's permission to woe and marry Juliet. This subject was broached by Lady Capulet and the Nurse, who gives a rude bawdy significance to marriage. Juliet, being only thirteen, stated that it is not something she...

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