How does Shakespeare present the hand of fate in his play ‘Romeo and Juliet’? “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their lives” Shakespeare’s play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was very fate inspired and fate relying play of two lovers who believed that everything that happened, happened for a reason with a bigger power/force (God) directing the paths […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 5, Scene 3 CHARACTERS:  paris, Page, Romeo, Balthasar, Friar Lawrence, Juliet, Captain of the Watch, Second watchman, Third watchman, Prince, Capulet, Lady Capulet, Montague SETTING: at night at a churchyard at the tomb of the Capulets. Paris and his Page are at the cemetery with flowers for the Capulets tomb. his page […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 5, Scene 2 CHARACTERS: Friar Lawrence, Friar John SETTING: Friar Lawrence’s cell Friar John goes to Friar Lawrence’s cell to tell him that he could not get his letter to Romeo as there was a plague in Mantua so he was not allowed in. Now Romeo was on his way back and […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 5, scene 1 characters: Romeo, Balthasar, Apotheacary setting: Mantua balthasar comes to Mantua to notify Romeo that Juliet had died Romeo goes to Apothecary to get poison so that he can kill himself after he sees Juliet QUOTE: ” if i may trust the flattering truth of sleep my dreams presage some […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 4 Scene 4 and 5 CHARACTERS: Juliet, Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet, Paris, Friar Lawrence, serving men, musicians SETTING: Capulets house and Juliets room On Wednesday morning the morning of Juliets wedding Juliets family were busy getting ready making food ect Nurse went to wake up Juliet when Juliet didn’t wake up to […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 4, Scene 2&3 CHARACTERS: Capulet, Servingman, Nurse, Juliet, Lady Capulet SETTING: Capulet’s house Juliet arrives back from Friar Lawrence  to discuss the wedding, she acts like she is happy for it to go on and apologises so Capulet decides to move it forward a day. now the wedding is the next day. […]

SCENE SUMMARY Act 4, Scene 1 CHARACTERS: Friar Lawrence, Paris, Juliet SETTING: Friar Lawrence’s cell PLAN: Juliet is to go home and sleep alone in her room and when she goes to bed she will take the potion that lasts for 42 hours. her heart beat will go quiet so she looks like she is […]