Comparing the opening scene of the franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann film versions of romeo and juliet 2124 words - 8 pages comparing the opening scene of the franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann film versions of romeo and juliet both directors present their interpretation of the epic tale of love, reflecting their. Keywords: romeo and juliet film comparison the renowned william shakespeare's play, romeo and juliet was directed into two movie versions the traditional version of 1968 that was directed by franco zeffirelli and the modern version of 1996 that followed as directed by baz luhrman though both. Comparing zeffirelli's fight scene with shakespeare's text unit 16: romeo and juliet act 3: analysis of character development and film to text comparisions lesson 2 of 10. You can buy the arden text of this play from the amazoncom online bookstore: romeo and juliet (arden shakespeare: second series) entire play in one page act 1, prologue: prologue act 1, scene 1: verona a public place act 1, scene 2: a street act 1, scene 3: a room in capulet's house act 1, scene 4: a street. This is romeo and juliet balcony scene 1996 by whitney vaughn on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The story of romeo and juliet is of two people who fall in love only to be torn apart by their feuding families this was to be the death of them act 1 scene 5 focuses on when the two first meet a party at the capulets (juliet's family) is being held and a crush of romeo's, rosaline is to be attending romeo. This resource is an essay-writing frame for gcse media coursework based on the opening scene of romeo and juliet it focuses on comparing the opening sequences of the films as directed by zeffirelli and luhrmann the frame guides pupils through the key areas to address in order to hit those all important assessment. Shakespeare uses light and dark imagery in this scene to describe the blossoming of romeo and juliet's romance as romeo stands in the shadows, he looks to the balcony and compares juliet to the sun he then asks the sun to rise and kill the envious moon romeo had always compared rosaline to the moon, and now,.
Table of contents 1 preface, assignment and goals 11 main characters and their relationships 12 summary 121 act 1: romeo and juliet fall in love 122 act 2: garden scene, (pool scene), preparation for marriage 123 act 3: fight between mercutio and tybalt → romeo's banishment 124 act 4: solution to the. The scene i have selected for comparison is the opening to act 1 in shakespeare `s romeo & juliet play, which includes: the prologue and act 1 scene 1 up to line 90 in the text i will be comparing this scene as depicted in the opening sequences of two film versions : franco zeffirelli 's film released in 1968. One of the most famous scenes in theatre, the balcony scene of romeo and juliet this video cuts back and forth between footage filmed at an early rehearsal. Compare and contrast act 2 scene 2 and act 5 scene 3 of the play with luhrmann's treatment of these scenes in the film romeo and juliet romeo and juliet is both a film about love and tragedy, and the war and peace between the two rival families, the montagues and the capulets all of this love, tension and emotion.
Lesson plan with handouts on romeo and juliet comparing imagery and diction between romeo and juliet and gough's academy of complements. The meaning here is that the jewel is worn casually, though it is actually too precious for the harshness of daily life the third comparison is to a dove among a group of black crows remember that white is often the color of purity and innocence in fiction romeo means that juliet is like the pure, white dove in the room full of. Comparing the opening scenes of the two romeo and juliet films in this essay i will be comparing two romeo and juliet films done by different directors at different times the first film i will be comparing was directed by franco zeffirelli in 1968, which is considered the older version and the other film i will be comparing.
Compare/contrast: balcony scene there are many things that make the balcony scenes in both the franco zeffirelli and the baz luhrmann productions so prolific first, in the zeffirelli production (1968), the setting was at evening with romeo behind an overgrown garden and juliet upstairs in what appeared to be an old. Shakespeare term papers (paper 27) on romeo and juliet movie comparison: romeo and juliet: comparison of the 1968 movie, the 1996 movie, and shakespeare's luhrmann only shows shots fired between the montagues and the capulets and a bit of confusion before prince comes into the scene in a helicopter. Students will compare and contrast 3 versions of the balcony scene from romeo & juliet original text, 1968 and 1996 movie version watching the scene 3 times prepares them for a lesson in figurative language and a discussion of literature vs movies.
Kimberlee payne original english presentation no copyright infringement intended. Comparing the luhrmann and zeffirelli versions of romeo and juliet romeo and juliet is a play by shakespeare written in the sixteen century it is a play of passion, lover and anger both the luhrmann and the zeffirelli versions of the shakespearian play, “romeo and juliet”, have common scenes the following essay will.
Baz luhrmann's kaleidoscopic film adaptation of romeo and juliet, while often leaving much to be desired from the two main actors in the way of delivery, presents a fascinating modern the differences between these two works are distinctly illustrated in act one, scene one of the text and its matching film scene. This is a worksheet for in-class exploration on the act 1, scene 5 sonnet from romeo and juliet students will work in pairs to interpret the lines of the sonnet into everyday english then they will perform the scene for the class, with a discussion to follow.
Why is the balcony scene in shakespeare's play romeo and juliet famous what are some examples of allusion in act 1 in shakespeare's play romeo and juliet why are they considered allusions what role did lord montague play in romeo and juliet by shakespeare ask new question. Weinland, maddie (2010) power and presentation: comparing juliet in baz luhrmann 's william shakespeare's romeo + juliet and william shakespeare's romeo and juliet, articulāte: vol move and agrees to give paris a chance (1 397) ln this scene, juliet is shown as the perfect renaissance woman she is. When analyzing the two distinct 'romeo and juliet' films and comparing them, i noticed that both zefferelli and luhrmann had a different interpretation of however the romance is brought into scene three, because of the fight between romeo, mercutio and tybalt in luhrmann's version made it feel more. The beginning of act 2, scene 2, is set in the capulet's orchard where romeo has escaped from his friends after the capulet party in hopes of seeing juliet while he is hidden in the orchard, juliet comes to the balcony and, thinking she is alone, professes her love to romeo once romeo hears of her love,.