Romeo and Juliet. Do you think love story or great cigar? Either way Romeo and Juliet has impacted many throughout time and will affect many more long after our children are born. This is because Romeo and Juliet deal with raw human emotions, love and hate.
The Montagues and the Capulets are fueding families were pure hatred for one another. This hate is long rooted and has lasted many years and effected many lives. This hatred caused the deaths of many men and women between the families. Lives of people destroyed because of this fued.
Romeo and Juliet have true love and fall for each other before they find the truth about each other's background. Romeo is in love for a Capulet and fair Juliet has fallen for Romeo, a Montague. The unthinkable has happened which starts a great commotion.
The young kids are innocent and in love and have no reason to hate one another. The children wonder why their families continue to hate each other after many years. Romeo and Juliet have declared their love to one another and do not understand why the others in their family cannot except what they have found.
This story is the true meaning of tragedy and can condescend generations from Shakespeare's time to modern day to the distant future because it deals with the characters raw emotions of love and hate and it pulls the audience in. The audience is pulled into this play because everyone who has lived long enough to experience Romeo and Juliet has lived long enough to experience some type of love or hate.
This experience allows the audience to connect with the play in no other way. It feeds into a catharsis as the play ends that leaves the audience with a feeling of great awe.