When it comes to the genres of literature you should know you can choose between different types of literature from romance and drama to satire, tragedy and comedy. If you look around for a book to read that should be a masterpiece of literature then you might want to enjoy the experience of reading the tragedy put in words by the famous writer William Shakespeare. And as you might guess we are talking about the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The first thing you need to hear about this tragedy is that it conveys in its written words a story that can be found even in today’s facts belonging to different life stories of young relationships. And you should also know that this greatest love story has been used as scene for different plays and films that tried to get to the hearts of the viewers with great actors playing the Capulet and Montague’s roles and with adding artistic visual effects to the performing of this play.
And there is more as this tragic romance has been used even in opera as there are a lot of people who made it popular even in this field.
If you want to hear a summery about the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare then stick around as we are going to tell you more about the romance depicted by this famous writer. Basically the families that are involved in this story and that are responsible for the tragedy that takes place at the end of the story are the Capulet and Montague. These two families can be seen as rivals as they dispute their influence and because of some personal reasons they come quite frequently to struggle and even execute one another in street. Montague’s son is Romeo who secretly goes to the Capulet’s ball and sees there Juliet who is Capulet’s daughter. They fall in love and from now on their lives complicate as they have to hide the love they are feeling for each other from their parents who are enemies. After a few facts that happen and that involve the duel between Romeo and Tybalt who is the cousin of Juliet and the killing of Tybalt, Romeo has to leave Verona as punishment. Since their love is much stronger than the hatred between their families they come to poison themselves at the end of the story and the families recognize their fault in the facts that have lead to this tragedy.
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is considered by all people a timeless piece of literature and you should definitely have this book for reading.