Resources for Romeo and Juliet
The resources on this page are intended to be used to help comprehend the play. I expect each student will use this material with integrity and honesty. "Plagiarism," to quote one of my favorite teachers, Mrs. Owen, "is like chewing someone else's gum!" If you have a question about what plagiarism is click here. Or just ask me.
This is a PowerPoint presentation, created by the wonderful English teachers at Oceanside High School, provides background information about William Shakespeare.
The Romeo and Juliet section of this website offers several resources which offer assistance in comprehending the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. This includes a written description of the characters in the play, the original text with a modern translation, and a short video that summarizes the plot of the play. Check it out and use the resources to help comprehend the play.
Do you like Shakespeare? Oh course you do! So go read some more of his work. The nice people at Massachusetts Institute of Technology put the complete works of William Shakespeare online and it is all available for FREE.
Yes, it still exists. And yes they still perform plays! This is the official website for the Globe Theatre. You can find out all about it's history, it's present, and it's future via this wonderful website.
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