Thursday, February 4, 2010

Romeo and Juliet Connections

One of the reasons why Shakespeare's plays are so famous is because the audience can connect to them on so many different levels. In Romeo and Juliet, for example, readers might identify with either major character who is torn between parental expectations and personal desires. Readers might also connect with situations where a fight gets out of control or people hurt each other unintentionally. Take some time to ponder personal connections, literary connections, historical connections, or other connections that you can make to this famous tragedy. Share your connection on this post.