“Romeo and Juliet”
William Shakespeare was born on 23, April, 1563 in Stratford, London. He had written 37 plays, 154 sonnets and two narrative poems in a span of 20 years. He was married when he was 18 and had 3 children. Shakespeare used timing a as a big role in all his work .I have seen it mostly in the play “Romeo and Juliet”; when Romeo attempts to swear his love to Juliet by the moon, Juliet tells him not to. They only knew each other about 8 hours before they got married. From the very beginning, the lovers are called "star-crossed lovers”. A "haste theme" can be considered as fundamental to the play
When Romeo attempts to swear his love to Juliet by the moon, Juliet tells him not to, as it is known to be inconstant over time, and she does not desire this of him. When she tells him no, not to swear by the moon that he loves her is because Shakespeare was foreshadowing us. He was trying to tell us that its not going to be for long. Also when i was done reading the play that what happened. Their love only lasted couple of days.
From the very beginning, the lovers are designated as "star-crossed" referring to an astrologic belief which is heavily connected to time. Stars were thought to control the fates of men, and as time passed, stars would move along their course in the sky, also charting the course of human lives below. Romeo speaks of a foreboding he feels in the stars' movements early in the play, and when he learns of Juliet's death, he defies the stars' course for him. He talked and described stars couple of times in the play.
A "haste theme" can be considered as fundamental to the play. For example, the action of Romeo and Juliet spans a period of four to six days, in contrast to Brooke's poem's spanning nine months. Scholars such as Tanselle believe that time was "especially important to Shakespeare" in this play, as he used references to "short-time" for the young lovers as opposed to references to...