… paper is to introduce, discuss, and analyze the play “Romeo and Juliet,” by William Shakespeare. Specifically it will discuss what Milly Barranger says, “Theatre’s best achievements lead us to discoveries and reflections about our own personalities, circumstances, desires and anxieties,” as it relates to the play.
ROMEO AND JULIET
“Romeo and Juliet” is the ultimate romantic tragedy. It embodies life, in that life is not always fair, or even understandable, as Shakespeare makes clear from the first. “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes / A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; / Whole misadventured piteous …
… the emotions are what are in these two young people’s way (besides their families). Each reading of the play brings new insight and new details, and the rich texture of the relationships is what keeps it fresh, and makes it a favorite of many readers.