Romeo and Juliet
Penguin UK, 7.04.2005 г. - 320 страници
'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom
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Her father chose her as his executor over her eight sisters and his four
stepchildren when she was only in her late teens, which suggests that she was of
more than average practical ability. Her husband John, a glover, apparently
unable to ...
the golden monuments the bereaved fathers agree to provide for their dead
offspring (V.3.299–304). Amidst the well-populated canon of tragic lovers, Romeo
and Juliet achieve their celebrity by the combination of their youth, the mutuality
... lovers themselves and the parents they disobey, but to the other characters on
stage who go between them, whose 'good counsel' they so urgently need, most
notably the Friar and the Nurse, the surrogate father and mother, the 'old folks'.
'O, what learning is!' exclaims the Nurse after the Friar has calmed down the
suicidally inclined Romeo with a lecture on all the good reasons he has to be '
happy' (III.3.160). 'Well, we were born to die', mutters Juliet's father to Paris,
This too, a few lines later, when Romeo's father responds in similar language: '
But all so soon as the all-cheering sun | Should in the farthest East begin to draw
| The shady curtains from Aurora's bed, ...' (134–6). Could he be copying
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LibraryThing ReviewПотребителски отзив - judithrs - LibraryThing
Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. Folger Shakespeare Library. 1992. As I said above, this was a book club selection. Cannot remember when I last read this play, but I loved reading it this time ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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A classic book that has been rehashed and regurgitated ad nauseum for almost 500 years, it's little surprise why screenwriters and book authors keep on basing stories from this tragic love story of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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