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Tragic Love An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet Setting Verona, Italy Late 1500s.

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1 Tragic Love An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet

2 Romeo and Juliet Setting Verona, Italy Late 1500s

3 Characters: The Capulets Juliet Capulet Lord & Lady Capulet Count Paris Tybalt Nurse

4 Characters: The Montagues Romeo Montague Lord & Lady Montague Benvolio Montague Mercutio Friar Lawrence

5 Part I: Romeo and Juliet: Summary Falling in loveA secret marriage A family feud

6 Romeo and Juliet: Summary A fight A banishment A match-making father

7 Romeo and Juliet: Summary A desperate plan

8 Romeo and Juliet: Summary Some deadly gossip The death of Romeo and Juliet

9 Romeo and Juliet: Summary A lesson learned: The Montagues and Capulets learn a lesson from the death of their children. They agree never to fight again.

10 Romeo and Juliet Today Why do we read Romeo and Juliet today? How does the story connect to the lives of teenagers today?

11 Part II: TRAGEDY Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy.

12 Examples of tragedy:

13 Thinking about Tragedy What TV programs, movies, or books show tragedy? How does tragedy affect peoples live?

14 Tragic Love? Romeo and Juliet is considered a tragic love story. What is tragic love? How does tragic love affect teenagers today?


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