Full Play Summary Video (SparkNotes - 9 minutes long)
If you're still confused about anything or need a quick recap, this video is accurate and helpful.
To make sure you've understood, please answer these questions:
1.How does Juliet feel about marriage?
2.How does her mom feel about her getting married?
3.Why does Capulet order Tybalt to let go of his anger at Romeo being at the party?
4.Who marries Romeo and Juliet?
A.Challenge: Why does this person agree to marry them?
5.Why won’t Romeo fight Tybalt?
6.What happens to
7.What happens to Romeo as a result of his involvement?
8.How does Juliet trick her parents to get out of marrying Paris?
9.Why doesn’t Romeo get Friar Lawrence’s letter?
10.What happens to Paris?
11.How do the lovers die?
1968 Zeffirelli Prologue
Just watch through 1:11 for the Prologue.
1996 Luhrmann Prologue
Just watch through the first 2:35 for the Prologue.