Romeo and Juliet
The following text with the commence on the Act 2 scene 2 and Act 5 scene 3 will help us to understand an atmosphere, mood and feelings in the audience in the theatre of Shakespeare’s days.
Act 2 scene 2 begins with an episode of balcony play, where Romeo and Juliet second time meeting each other. Juliet is on the balcony in front of her bedroom window, and Romeo is standing below the balcony.
They say and swear their love, even though they both know about the danger, because Romeo is the only son of a Montague’s.
Romeo and Juliet cannot bear to apart. She asks him to give her word, that he is intend to marry her, because Juliet doubted his real feelings. Therefore Romeo decided to go and ask Friar Lawrence for a help.
In Act 5 scene 3 Romeo kills Paris, as he was trying to arrest him, to stop opening the tomb. As Romeo didn’t receive the letter from Friar Lawrence he thinks that Juliet is dead. He drinks the poison and dies. When Juliet awakes she sees that Romeo is dead, therefore she takes his dagger and kills herself.
The Prince, Capulet and Montague faced the tragedy and reconciled by erecting gold statues in memory to Romeo and Juliet.
So, Act 2 scene 2 is the beginning of the Romeo and Juliet’s tragedy, and Act 5 scene 3 is the end of the play with Montague’s and Capulet’s destroyed happiness. Death comes there, where families stand against the love!
Act 2 scene 2
1.The scene comes straight after the party, where Romeo saw Juliet for the first time, and he cant go pass without attending Juliet’s window, because he deeply fall in love with her:
“Can I go forward when my heart is here?”
2. The play takes place in the Captulet’s garden:
“The orchard walls are, high and hard to climb,”
Juliet is on the balcony, and Romeo is under the balcony. She is worried about his safety, and...