Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most recognized tragedy of all time. Although it is over 400 years old, Romeo and Juliet, weaves as interesting a tale, today as when it was first created. Perhaps this appeal lies in the subject matter, which is simply, love. Shakespeare picked a theme that has been known to cause sleep loss for centuries, and perhaps insanity. And yet, regardless of the ills associated with
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the stars, light, and darkness. Other factors play their parts too, the feud between the families and the lovers adolescent passion for each other need to be taken into consideration. This play can be accurately summarized from the following passage, "For never was a story of more woe Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." (Shakespeare v 309-310) Romeo and Juliet was Shakespeare's way to say all is all, and that is all there is.