What lesson does Romeo and Juliet teach the modern day reader?
Romeo and Juliet is a play, not a sermon. It entertains; it does not teach lessons. It is of course possible to take lessons from the action of the play if you like. One such lesson is "the best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley" as Robert Burns would later put it.
There is really no specific hero or villain in the play Romeo and Juliet. It's up to the reader to decide for themselves.
The moral is not to have war because it is going to backfire.
West Side Story and of course there are current movies of Romeo and Juliet.
If this question means "What modern-day musical was inspired by Romeo and Juliet?," the answer is West Side Story, by Leonard Bernstein.
There were a number of Romeo and Juliet movies. In the 1996 version, which was a modern version, but had the Elizabethan English, Romeo was Leonardo DiCaprio, and Juliet was Claire Danes. In the 1968 version, which was an Elizabethan version, Romeo was Leonard Whiting and Juliet was Olivia Hussey.
To me I think Sharon wrote modern version of Romeo and Juliet is because some people can't understand the Original Romeo and Juliet. So Sharon made a modern version so that way some people could understand what Shakespeare was writing about.
From the point of view of a spectator of a theatrical performance. This is because Romeo and Juliet is a play and is intended to be acted as a performance, not read.
Juliet asks, "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art though Romeo?" This translated into modern English means" Romeo, why are you who you are?" , referring to the fact that he was born to the family of her parent's arch enemies.
Juliet immortal. It's not a modern take on Romeo & Juliet, but it's kind of like what happend after there death i guess you could say.
A verbal metaphor is a literary technique that produces imagery and can make a reader feel or see the metaphor through spoken word. An example is when Romeo declares "Juliet is the sun" in the play "Romeo and Juliet".
At one point, there is dramatic irony when Juliet drinks the potion that will make her appear as if she was dead for 42 hours. It just made her appear dead, but when Romeo went into the tomb, he thought that she WAS dead. He then drank real poison. In just a few short minutes, Juliet woken up to find Romeo dead. Another example of dramatic irony is Act 3 Scene 4 when Juliet's father… Read More
If you mean the new one that takes place in modern times than Claire Danes played Juliet and Leonardo DiCaprio played Romeo.
I am not familiar with the expression "alive reader". Do you mean someone who can read and is alive? If so, Friar Lawrence is an example. Romeo can read too but he is not alive through the whole play, nor is Tybalt, who also can read (he wrote Romeo a letter, remember).
romeo and Juliet when is the wedding of romeo and Juliet to be held?
Hiya, my name is Chloe. I am 12. So I think that Twilight is a modern Romeo and Juliet. That's why they hinted, by using Romeo and Juliet as one of the topics they were learning in New Moon. I myself are totally Team Jacob. You? I really like it. But modern Romeo and Juliet is a perfect way to sum up Twilight.
There was a remake of the traditional Romeo and Juliet in 1996 of the same name. It gave the plot a modern day makeover.
The reader/viewer already knows from the prologue that Romeo and Juliet die, but the suspense is built because you go into the first act and don't know how it is going to happen. Romeo is lovesick (not for Juliet), and Paris wants to marry Juliet, and the Montagues and Capulets hate each other... so you wonder how is this going to work out?
Juliet learns that Romeo was her love and she kills herself to die at the same time as when he died. She had been wrong to fake a suicide, and in her wrongdoing she had killed Romeo who killed himself as a result of losing his life. Juliet tries to fix things and kills herself in her anguish and torment.
yes its a parody of shakesphere's romeo and juliet, it takes place in modern day nyc.
Baz Luhrmann in 1996
It is a modern telling of "Romeo and Juliet".
Romeo and Juliet (1935), Romeo & Juliet (1968) and Romeo+Juliet (1996).
Juliet, of course. He has a crush for Rosaline at the beginning of the play but it quickly disappears when he sees Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet act 2 when is the wedding of romeo and Juliet to be held?
After Romeo and Juliet married Romeo owned Juliet and everything she owed as well.
Romeo caught sight of Juliet and they instantly fell in love. Then Romeo went looking for Juliet, once he found her they were talking deeply and kissing. Then Romeo finds out that Juliet is a Capulet and Juliet finds out that Romeo is a Montague.
West Side Story is a modern Romeo & Juliet.
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In the 1996 Baz Luhrmann film (which is the only one using the title "Romeo+Juliet" as opposed to "Romeo and Juliet" or "Romeo & Juliet") Juliet is played by Claire Danes.
The most famous quote from Romeo and Juliet is by Juliet saying 'Romeo, Romeo, where fore art thou Romeo' which basically means 'Romeo Romeo why are you Romeo'
Not "Romeo and Juliet", that was 1936. Not "Romeo+Juliet", that was 1996. This one (as most of them are), was "Romeo & Juliet", with an ampersand.
The person who agreed to perform the wedding ceremony of Romeo and Juliet in romeo and Juliet was Friar Laurence.
She is a suicidal heroine in relatively modern times- this is not say some Viking Prince falling on(his own) sword.
Juliet Capulet is one of the leads in "Romeo & Juliet"
Juliet Was On The Balcony And Romeo Was Below The Balcony (City Verona)
Juliet sends the Nurse.
It shows the reader that the Capulets and the Montagues don't like each other.
Which Romeo and Juliet are you talking about? Romeus and Juliet the poem by Arthur Brooke? Romeo and Juliet the play by William Shakespeare? Romeo and Juliet the Symphonic Poem by Tchaikovsky? Romeo and Juliet the ballet by Prokofieff? Romeo and Juliet the song by Dire Straits? All of them are original works even though they are all about the same story.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy because they all die in the end, well Romeo and Juliet do.
Juliet sneaks off the Friar Lawrence's cell to marry Romeo.
Leaving aside the films which are actually called Romeo and Juliet, and which are adaptations of Shakespeare's play (films along these lines were made in 1936, 1955, 1968 and 1996 and there is another one in the works), we have such efforts as Gnomeo and Juliet, Romeu & Julieta, Private Romeo, Romeo & Juliet vs. the Living Dead, Romeo & Juliet in Stanley Park, Romeo vs. Juliet, Roma and Juliet, Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With… Read More
Some modern day "Romeo And Juliets" are plays, movies or books like "West Side Story". This is a modern day story of forbidden love and death. Really, any story that is about forbidden love and even killing yourself because your lover is dead would be an example of "Romeo and Juliet". if you want to make it modern then just put the story in a scene like outer space, a club, or something that is… Read More
When Romeo kills Tybalt.
The ring romeo gave to Juliet.
In Romeo and Juliet. of course it will be Juliet. Remember to think whats the play about its about them so Juliet is you awnser.