Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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Romeo and Juliet unit
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"Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular archetypal stories of young, teenage lovers."[1]

This open education resource is designed to be a collaborative resource for students and teachers studying the world's most famous play about love.




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Objectives
To develop an understanding the key areas of the play, including:
  • Character development and characterisation
  • Context and setting
  • Important ideas and themes
  • Shakespeare's use of language




  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet