An electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss; the story of two girls and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the other's for decades. The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (first published triumphs and is considered the archetypal love story of the Renaissance. William Shakespeare’s most well-known play is more than most people realize. While it is the story of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, it is also the story of two families in the middle of a bitter feud. It is discovered that Romeo snuck into the ball and Juliet’s cousin is.
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BK Group moves to acquire Sonarwa 7h. Anyway I found these books in a cupboard at school and although they are only the children's version of his plays I thought I would give them a go The illustrations and language not Shakespearia I went to see a couple of Shakespeare plays the other month at the theatre performed by the theatrical group 'Propellor' and I really enjoyed them - especially since I hated Shakespeare at school and even at university didn't understand why I needed to study him.
The illustrations and language not Shakespearian will make it appeal to more people. Although I had heard of this play, as I have of many others, I did not know much about it. Romeo and Juliet fall deeply in love but have to keep their love secret as they are from feuding families. Romeo gets caught up in a fight with her cousin and he dies. Romeo as a punishment gets banished from the kingdom. Juliet is then told she must marry someone else and the friar hatches a cunning plan: Juliet is to drink a sleeping potion which will make her appear dead but two days later will awaken.
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A letter will be sent to Romeo explaining all this Another tragedy! Apr 29, Tanzina rated it liked it.
This abridged version of Romeo and Juliet is an excellent read for upper KS2 children. It introduces them to one of the greatest love stories written. Shakespeare weaves together two of the greatest emotions; love and hate. At this point, the families are united by another powerful emotion of grief.
The story provides readers with a very important moral, which is that in a world of hate, happi This abridged version of Romeo and Juliet is an excellent read for upper KS2 children. The story provides readers with a very important moral, which is that in a world of hate, happiness can never prevail.
This could be used to link in with History and current affairs on the war and violence. The story could also be linked to Literacy, where children may write their own versions, or even write their own endings.
This could perhaps be used as a speaking and listening assessment, where children discuss their choices and read out their work to the class.
I believe children would enjoy reading this, as this story has become iconic, particularly the characters of Romeo and Juliet. Mar 03, Angela Treacy rated it really liked it. The book uses accessible child-friendly English to retell the story of the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues in Verona and how Romeo and Juliet must overcome this in order to be together.
The tale is that of tragedy and takes a sad turn when lines of communication fail after Romeo is banished from Verona and news reaches him that Juliet has passed away. I enjoyed reading this book as the illustrations and language used told the story in good detail without the use of old English.
The descriptions and use of adjectives and adverbs in the story would broaden the vocabulary of the children for use in their own story writing. I think that this book would be a good introduction to Shakespeare for primary aged children and that activities used around the story could slowly introduce some quotes from the original text to get children accustomed to the style that Shakespeare wrote in. Nov 01, Niamh Ryan rated it it was amazing.
I love Romeo and Juliet already, but this book I found fantastic and would be suited for an age range 9- 11 years. It is a simplified version of Shakespeare's tale and it would be a great introduction for a primary school classroom as it would prepare the children to study Shakespeare in later years.
This book is fantastic in that it uses accessible child friendly English to portray the feud between the Capulets and Montagues. The story conveys a world famous love story and combines romance and I love Romeo and Juliet already, but this book I found fantastic and would be suited for an age range 9- 11 years. The story conveys a world famous love story and combines romance and literacy education in one. After reading this book it encourages you to follow the work of William Shakespeare which would be fantastic for a class group to engage with.
As a reader you get enthralled with the relationship of Romeo and Juliet and the children would soon find this book hard to put down. It would also make for an exciting drama lesson. View 1 comment. Nov 16, Claire Russell rated it really liked it. This version of Romeo and Juliet is an abridged version of the original Shakespeare.
It contains the majority of the famous phrases from the original, but misses out 'Romeo, Romeo where for art thou Romeo'. The book begins with a cast list, together with some great illustrations so the division between the Capulets and the Montague's can be easily understood.
It finishes with two information sections, one on love and hate in Romeo and Juliet and one on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre.
It's bei This version of Romeo and Juliet is an abridged version of the original Shakespeare. It's being used in my Year 4 class in Literacy.
All the children are engaged in the book, mainly because of the fight scenes as they find the love scenes a bit too funny!
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It's been used to increase their vocabulary and punctuation knowledge, but most of all for them to plan and write an eye witness account of the fight between Romeo and Tybalt. Aug 12, Margaret Prempeh rated it really liked it Shelves: I must say I didn't think it would be possible to re-tell the classic story in a short book without without missing all the important bits.
I think this is an excellent way of introducing young readers to Shakespeare. For those who have not yet read or heard of Romeo and Juliet, the story is set in Verona, Italy and is about two families who don't get on - the Montagues Romeo's family and the Capulets Juliet's family. Romeo and Juliet meet despite all of this and get married a day after meeti I must say I didn't think it would be possible to re-tell the classic story in a short book without without missing all the important bits.
Romeo and Juliet meet despite all of this and get married a day after meeting at a family party. The story does have a tragic ending but as a result, both families end up resolving their issues in the end. It's written in story format and is very easy to follow with lovely illustrations throughout the book. It's definitely most suited to KS2 children.
I really enjoyed the book and would definitely recommend this to be used for guided reading. Oct 13, Jessica Harper rated it really liked it. It such a short book it shows every aspect from the so very famous play and is a great into to Shakespeare at Primary level, the way it is written demonstrates every theme that Shakespeare intended to be shown through Rome and Juliet. A must read. Jan 25, Realini rated it it was amazing Shelves: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Another version of this note and thoughts on other books are available at: But then there are different adaptations.
The last one was broadcast a couple of days ago.
On National Television. The director is a respected and acclaimed personality. I used to see her plays, about thirteen years ago. After a fervor of s Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Another version of this note and thoughts on other books are available at: After a fervor of seeing anything interesting on the stages of the capital, a drought followed.
Interrupted now, albeit indirectly, through the medium of TVR2. The odds are not excellent this far. Ever since routine that I hope will be transformed into a ritual was started, only one in four dramatizations proved worthwhile.
Romeo and Juliet was another misfire. And yet, the play is an established chef d'oeuvre. Catalina Buzoianu is a distinguished director. Well, for one thing, you can't treat Shakespeare and especially the major plays with anything but utmost respect.
And I dare say it is really hard to rise up to such a dizzying level. It is difficult to breathe on the Everest. The same applies for Romeo and Juliet. Actors lacking talent need not apply. I must add that I was not keen on Zeffirelli' perspective. And not even the presence of Leonardo do Caprio and Claire Danes could not prevent a modern transfer to the big screen from being only ordinary or worse.
In my opinion. The actors and actresses present in the local production have a rather good image in the land. But Adrian Pintea was not the Romeo that I expected. I don't even know his partner's name, but she was lackluster. One other major flaw that I saw- except for casting and weird view- is the attempt to offer something different.
Original at all costs. Understandable intent, after all, why do the same thing all over again?
But disastrous nevertheless. Again, maybe only for this viewer.
Others might have cherished the whole kerfuffle. When the wedding party arrives to greet Juliet the next day, they believe she is dead. The Friar sends a messenger to warn Romeo of Juliet's plan and bids him to come to the Capulet family monument to rescue his sleeping wife.
Act V The vital message to Romeo doesn't arrive in time because the plague is in town so the messenger cannot leave Verona. Hearing from his servant that Juliet is dead, Romeo downloads poison from an Apothecary in Mantua. He returns to Verona and goes to the tomb where he surprises and kills the mourning Paris.
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Romeo takes his poison and dies, while Juliet awakens from her drugged coma. She learns what has happened from Friar Laurence, but she refuses to leave the tomb and stabs herself. The Friar returns with the Prince, the Capulets, and Romeo's lately widowed father. The deaths of their children lead the families to make peace, and they promise to erect a monument in Romeo and Juliet's memory.Beat that, Stephenie Meyer.
Gwyneth Paltrow! You say you don't like it But girl I know you're a liar 'Cause when we kiss Ooooh, Fire Juliet grows weak and almost falls.
Enlightened adults injecting this into our youth as a classic love story for the generations, providing further support for their angst-filled false ideas of love and marriage, is probably worst of all.
The balcony scene alone is worth the time it takes to read the entire book.
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