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William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet was based upon Arthur Brookes poem - The Tragicall History of Romeus and Juliet 1562 He wrote a play that the audience already knew - Romeo and Juliet was a tragedy originally written in 1599 The opening of the play creates tension which is followed throughout the ply by the dramatic irony of the chorus giving the prologue to the play making the audience start to wonder when things will happen Who will fall in love Who will die Who will fight Who is the conflict between they might ask In Act 1 scene5 there are many different moods and atmospheres beginning with the orders and instructions making the atmosphere feel busy with lots of rushing around and shouting Wheres Potpan that he helps not to take away Away with the joint stools remove the court cupboard look to the plate Capulet then welcomes the guests and invites them to dance Welcome gentlemen Ladies that have their toes unplagud with corns will walk about with you Ah my mistresses which of you all will now deny me to dance This is a more relaxed atmosphere which is more welcoming to the guests Then Tybalt recognizes the voice of Romeo and starts to get angry This by the sound of his voice should be a Montague Tension is created when Capulet gets angry at Tybalt for trying to cause havoc at the party After tension comes romance when Romeo and Juliet meet Romeo greets Juliet with I profane with my unworthiest hand This holy shrine the gentle sin this My lips two blushing pilgrims ready stand To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss Juliet replies Good pilgrim you do wrong your hand too much Which mannerly devotion shows this For saints have hands which pilgrims hands do touch And palm to palm is holy palmers kiss The language in these passages is quite religious This could mean that
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