Short Summary of “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet, the most renowned romantic play composed by William Shakespeare about two star-crossed enthusiasts whose deaths, ultimately unifies their households. This play comes from a tradition of terrible romances. This is among the plays that has been widely played on lots of stages and even utilized for operas.

The play starts at Verona, with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet fans, who are sworn as opponents to each other. The Prince of Verona then declares that if there is any additional breach of peace, the punishment shall be severe.

Now, Count Paris who is a kinsman to Capulet asks him to marry his child (Juliet), however he is asked to wait for about 2 years for the marriage. Later on, he buys his child to marry Paris and Paris is welcomed to a Capulet ball.

Meanwhile, Romeo is in anxiety of his infatuated love for Rosaline. Romeo is being encouraged by his cousin Benvolio to attend the ball so that he might find Rosaline.

Nevertheless, instead of finding Rosaline, he instantly falls in love with Juliet, and soon after the ball he attempts to meets Juliet (notoriously referred to as the Veranda Scene of the play), where he overhears he stating to her nurse that she has fallen for him, in spite of the household competitions.

Romeo discloses who he is and they decide to get wed. With the assistance of Friar Laurence, they get secretly marries and Friar Lawrence hope that the enmity of both the families overcomes through the unison of their kids.

The check out of Romeo at the ball was incensed by Tybalt, who is a cousin of Juliet and difficulties Romeo to a duel. However Romeo refuses the fight and this makes Mercutio, a buddy of Romeo to accept the battle on behalf of him.

The battle ends when Mercutio is being fatally injured and making Romeo slaying Tybalt. This results in more rivalry among the family and leads Romeo to exile from Verona with a threat of being performed on return. Nevertheless, Romeo spends the night with Juliet. Capulet misinterprets his daughter’s grief and accepts marry her to Paris although Juliet pleads to extend the marital relationship.

As Juliet does not want to get wed to Paris, she visits Friar Lawrence and he offers her a drug that would put her in a deathlike coma for two and forty hours and promises to send a messenger for Romeo notifying the strategy, so that they might reunite when she awakens.

On the day prior to the marriage, Juliet consumes this medication and is misinterpreted as being dead and laid in the household burial place. However regretfully, the messenger does not reach Romeo and he comes to know about Juliet’s apparent death.

Unable to endure the pain, Romeo purchases poison and goes to the Capulet’s tomb. There he sees Paris who has concerned grieve privately. Thinking that Romeo needs to be behind his love’s death, he deals with Romeo causing his killing by Romeo.

Romeo consumes the toxin believing Juliet to be dead. On awakening, Juliet sees Romeo dead and she stabs herself to death. When the households satisfy at the tomb, Friar Lawrence the entire incident and both the families reunite leaving back their enmity at the loss of their kids.

A wonderfully said romance of any ages is what Romeo and Juliet is.