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Tales from Shakespeare Chapter Summary & Analysis - Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Summary

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Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Summary

"Romeo and Juliet" is about Romeo and Juliet, two young people of Verona who come from feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets. They fall in love at a masked ball. Romeo woos Juliet that night under her window. Romeo asks friar Lawrence to marry them, which he does. That same day Romeo's friends, Benvolio and Mercutio meet a group of Capulets, led by Tybalt, Juliet's cousin. Tybalt and Mercutio begin fighting. Romeo and Benvolio try to part them but Tybalt kills Mercutio. Romeo is so angered he fights and kills Tybalt. Romeo is banished from Verona. Juliet's father wants her to marry Paris, a young nobleman. She pleads with the friar for help. He gives her a potion which will make her appear dead for forty-two hours. They find her on the...

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