Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare and first published in 1597, although it was revised and corrected in later editions. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and nowadays is one of his most frequently performed plays.

In Romeo and Juliet we find ourselves before two young Italian lovers whose impossible love leads to a fatal outcome. It presents a warning about the sometimes dangerous passion of young love.

Romeo and Juliet belong to rival families who are facing a series of disputes. Both, ignoring this situation, get married in secret but Romeo must flee when in an act of revenge he kills Juliet's cousin.

Juliet's family tries to marry their daughter off to a count, which she deeply rejected as she was in love with Romeo. She comes up with the idea of ​​taking a potion to pretend to be dead and to be able to escape, but Romeo returns for her and believes her dead, before which he decides to commit suicide by taking a poison. When Juliet wakes up to see Romeo dead, she commits suicide by stabbing herself.

The book confronts fate and free will, leaving it up to the audience to decide who was responsible for the deaths of the young lovers.

Fiction   Drama

2 hours 9 minutes (25834 words)

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The best Romeo and Juliet quotes

Parting is such sweet sorrow.

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Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye, And, where care lodges, sleep will never lie.

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Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.

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These violent delights have violent ends<br/> And in their triump die, like fire and powder<br/> Which, as they kiss, consume.

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O, swear not by the moon, th' inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.

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