Romeo and Juliet – Juliet, Film-Play Comparison

Explore the methods which Romeo and Juliet are presented in this scene and in other places in Shakespeare’s play, and the performed versions. Shakespeare’s play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is set in Verona. The feud between the Montague household and the Capulet family reaches a climax when Juliet’s cousin Tybalt, a Capulet, is killed by Romeo, a Montague.

Romeo and Juliet are very first seen as extremely different characters, however later in the play, we understand that these two characters are not as different as we believed. In Act 3 scene 5 of Shakespeare’s play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ the scene first starts with Romeo and Juliet in Juliet’s bed.

They have actually simply spent their first, and last night together. Romeo wakes and realises that he should leave, as he has actually been eradicated for eliminating Juliet’s cousin Tybalt. At the beginning of Shakespeare’s play, Juliet exists as being intelligent, calm and loyal. “However no more deep will I endart mine eye- than you offers strength to make it fly” This shows that Juliet is loyal and that she is saying that she will not do anything without her moms or fathers consent. This also shows that Juliet is extremely smart and also that she is an intelligent girl.

Juliet, later in the play shows her true self and ends up being more exposed so that we can see her true personality. We see that she is very sharp and witty. She can take a joke from Romeo and return with an amusing reply. This reveals Juliet is more, relaxed and less timid and shy than the reader originally believed. Luhrmann’s version of the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is set in the 1990s, as a modern version and rather of utilizing swords, which they probably would have used in Shakespeare’s play, they used weapons. Luhrmann’s variation of the play is embeded in L.

A therefore he utilizes locations such as Verona Beach in L. A to show the similarity in between Shakespeare’s play and his own variation of the play. Act 1 scene 5 in Luhrmann’s film opens with Romeo and Juliet lying together in Juliet’s bed. In Luhrmann’s version of the play, Juliet, who was as soon as depicted as young, foolish child, is now viewed as a fully grown, sensible young woman. Although this could be represented in properly, since in Luhrmann’s version of the play in the background of Juliet’s space, are a shelf of dolls and toys.

This reveals, although Juliet has actually grown due to the fact that she is with Romeo she is still a kid of a tender age of 13. The scene is a really intense scene which reveals the love and enthusiasm that Romeo and Juliet have for each other. By utilizing the sheets of Juliet’s bed they toss over the top of them, this develops the impact of the couple remaining in a dream world all of their own, unfazed by the reality that Romeo must leave. Everything bad seems to be forgotten. It is just Romeo and Juliet making the most of their time together. Truth lastly hits them both, when the nurse knocks on Juliet’s door.

Juliet’s mom is on her method to Juliet’s space and at this point, Juliet starts to dress Romeo herself, she dresses him in a brightly coloured shirt and some dark pants, and gowns herself in a plain white night gown, almost reaching the flooring. Juliet kisses Romeo excellent bye and sighs however understands that if her mom discovered she has just spent the night with him she would undoubtedly kill them both. Romeo climbs up down her veranda, and Juliet’s troubled, but she must let him go, she understands that if he does not leave the consequences would be worse, than banishment.

Woman Capulet comes breaking in just as Romeo leaves. Juliet’s mom then informs her that she will marry Paris and she can not think what she is hearing. She is devoted to Romeo and Refuses to marry Paris. Her mom offers her no choice and tells Juliet that she will disown her and she will be a disgrace to her and her household. Lady Capulet will not stand for it, and informs Juliet that if she does not wish to wed Paris she must go over with her dad. Lord Capulet enters the space, and Juliet tells him that she can not marry Paris.

Her daddy loses his temper and threatens Juliet. Zeffirelli’s version of the play Romeo and Juliet is really similar to Luhrmann’s however is filmed and set at an earlier time to when Luhrmann’s was set. This variation of Romeo and Juliet is much older and sticks more what Shakespeare composed rather of being a bit more adventurous like Luhrmann. In Zeffirelli’s version Juliet seems to be a bit more immature than in Luhrmann’s play. She appears younger and not as reasonable, but also seems simply as loyal as she is in Luhrmann’s variation.

In this scene, it starts with Juliet encouraging and convincing Romeo that it is not yet time for him to leave. ‘It was the nightingale and not the lark’ Juliet encourages Romeo that it is not yet morning by telling him that what he heard was the nightingale, which does not sing in the early morning. Romeo insists that he it was the lark, which he should leave. Juliet shows a passion and love for Romeo in this scene, revealing that she does not desire him to leave. Juliet wanders how she will live without Romeo. She grieves over him once he is gone. She acts as though she can not live without him.