Romeo and Juliet

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					Romeo and Juliet
 Written by William
    Shakespeare
Setting
• The story
  happened in
  Verona, a
  town in Italy
• about six
  hundred
  years ago.
              Characters
Montague Family                          Capulet Family
     • Romeo                                  • Juliet
• Lord Montague                          • Lord Capulet
  (Romeo’s father)                         (Juliet’s father)
                         Others
• Lady Montague                          • Lady Capulet
                   •Prince of Verona
 (Romeo’s mother)                         (Juliet’s mother)
                   •Father Lawrence
    • Benvolio          (a priest)       • Juliet’s nurse
 (Romeo’s friend)                            • Tybalt
    • Mercutio                             (Juliet’s cousin)
 (Romeo’s friend)                             • Paris
                                       • (Lord Montague’s
                                                friend)
Romeo   Juliet
Romeo’s parents




  Lord Montague   Lady Montague
Romeo’s friends




 Benvolio         Mercutio
Juliet’s parents




Lord Capulet       Lady Capulet
Juliet’s family




 Juliet’s nurse   Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin
Not Montague, not Capulet

Prince of Verona




                    Father Lawrence
Paris
 Themes
                hate

love




          friendship
              Background:
  The Fight between the Montagues and
              the Capulets

• The Capulets and Montagues were always
  fighting.
• Tybalt was leading the Capulets
• Benvolio (a Montague) tried to stop the fighting
• Prince of Verona wanted peace in his city.

				
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