Shakespeare's disregard of religion as a force in maintaining social order may not have been so blatant as Luhrmann's treatment in the film. The extreme close-ups in the fight scene emphasize the contrasts with the play as well as making way to the original text. This shows they are prepared to fight, as they are only servants it is surprising that they are willing to fight for their master? The Romeo who sought to avoid confrontation out of concern for his wife is the person Juliet would recognize as her loving Romeo. In Italy, as in all hot climates, the funeral follows closely upon death: I am peppered,. An example of a close up is in the lift where Romeo and Juliet share their first kiss and the camera circles them giving the illusion of it lasting longer. Shalt with him, shall accompany him. Prince Escalus chooses instead to exile Romeo from Verona.
The balcony scene is after the masked ball in that Romeo and Juliet first meet and through the scene they declare their love and promise marriage. With a touch of sadness, Romeo tells Benvolio that he is in love with Rosaline, but that she does not return his feelings and has in fact sworn to live a life of chastity. Whilst Juliet is dancing Romeo watches and talks to Juliet about them meeting. The stage direction in the margin, Draws, is not found in the old copies, but was first inserted by Capell, and is perhaps not necessary. This is so the first scene is not spent describing life up until that point.
At the same time, Shakespeare establishes some of the major themes of the play. Her desperation and vulnerability is concentrated by lonliness depicted by the use of zoom to then be quickly cu by Macbeth and his assertion of power. Passion outweighs reason at every turn. Tybalt enters with a group of cronies. Sampson and Gregory want to put their money where their mouths are, i.
The original sense of 'speed' is 'success,' then 'a hasty issue. The two of them watch each other and follow each other through the tank for a while until the nurse calls and Juliet is dragged away. The media coverage of the feud makes the play's events familiar to a modern audience as they watch violent video of the chaos on the streets of Verona Beach and are drawn into the feud-ravaged world of the film. Comparing The Opening Scenes of the Two Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I will be comparing two Romeo and Juliet films done by different directors at different times. The word effeminate is applied by the public world of honor upon those things it does not respect.
The other sounds in the scene consist of the lift doors dinging when they shut adding to the dramatic effect and also the sound of the feet running along the corridor. His slanderous accusation in 1. Those are some loyal servants. Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now! Juliet refers to fate within love toward the end of the play when she predicts her death. First Citizen Up, sir, go with me; I charge thee in the princes name, obey. Throughout this essay I will analyse the different techniques Baz Lurhman has used to make this film adaptation effective.
A group of citizens bearing clubs attempts to restore the peace by beating down the combatants. This time his love is returned by Juliet but perhaps too young to know true love and just enjoy the thought of love and dramas to go with it. They add that they have tried to discover what troubles him, but have had no success. My very friend, my true, close, friend. Shakespeare opens the play with a prologue of 14 lines. In the opening scene, the city of Verona is renamed Verona Beach, evoking America's famous city on the beach, Miami. This play masterfully tells the love story of two teenagers in Verona, Italy.
Stage Direction, under Romeo's arm, i. He seems to see people as the cause of his death, and gives no credit to any larger force. By using a white… 1328 Words 6 Pages Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I intend to compare both the part scenes of Franco Zefferelli and Baz Lurhman movie. Not only does the prologue prepare you for the violence throughout the play but also act 1 scene 1 puts across the picture of violence- as even the lowest of the low servants fight and quarrel, also boast of superiority over one an others families? A plague o' both your houses! The audience can form a basic idea of these elements involved to spark their interest in the play. He says that he will speak to Capulet and Montague more directly on this matter; Capulet exits with him, the brawlers disperse, and Benvolio is left alone with his uncle and aunt, Montague and Lady Montague. See Summary: Act 3, scene 1 As they walk in the street under the boiling sun, Benvolio suggests to Mercutio that they go indoors, fearing that a brawl will be unavoidable should they encounter Capulet men. Sampson bites his thumb at the Montagues—a highly insulting gesture.
Benvolio and Mercutio are hanging out as usual, trading insults and mocking the Capulets. Luhrmann clearly distinguishes the downtown area from the beach. A minute later, he is dead. These all help us to understand the scene better. He is neither Capulet nor Montague yet is dragged into the family feud and tragically ends up dieing? As they give more dramatic or romantic feels to the scene fitting in perfectly. Mercutio replies that Benvolio has as quick a temper as any man in Italy, and should not criticize others for their short fuses.