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Comparison of the Two Works of Romeo and Juliet.

Summary: Zeffirellis' most successful aspect was certainly the choice of setting, a harmonious city where love is capitalized. he concentrates on the natural and very laid back scenery of Verona. Luhrmanns, interpretation of the prologue was the more prosperous of the two. He's use of a wide range of camera shots added to the high drama required for the opening sequence, which managed to engage the audiences. His version of Romeo and Juliet is rip roaring and pulls no punches.

Romeo and Juliet is a famous play derived from an old text `The tragical history of Romeus and Juliet'. The texts popularity amongst the Elizabethan audience concluded in Shakespeare making it the basis of his own play, which turned out to be a classic hit.

Verona city in Italy is where the upsetting story of the unlucky love affair was set. Romeo a Montague and Juliet a Capulet are `a pair of star crossed lovers who took their lives in an attempt to bury their parents strife'. The Montague's and the Capulet `both alike in dignity,' were engaged in an ancient feud, which sadly nothing but the death of their children could stop.

A prologue is a piece is writing or a script that serves as an introduction to a play, movie, story e.t.c. Prologues are used to...

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