Olivia’s Catastrophe ~ Romeo & Juliet
Hi there folks!
with Romeo and Juliet due to approaching Valentine’s Day! I studied
it in English two years ago, and it was pretty fun to do. We also had an awesome
teacher, which helped a lot. But why do I love it and hate it at the same time?
don’t like the idea of love on first sight. The two meet each other and from a
look they are suddenly in love without really knowing anything about each other
and what they have done in the past. Which, always seems a bit iffy to me. I
may have been all for this idea when I was younger, but not anymore xD I also
don’t like the idea that after three days of knowing each other they are ready
to die for each other? Yes, it adds tragedy to the tale, and yes, some people
do tell me this is supposed to be a warning
tale so therefore it does a good job of sending it off in a warning. But in
my mind’s eye, it is two people who don’t really know each other too well and
already are prepared to die for each other. Is that true love? Or just taking
things wayyyyy to fast?
goodness this book is SO beautifully written. Really, it is the best writing
style I have perhaps ever read. And the language flows so well and sounds so
poetic when you read it. As for the quotes and passages they pull out of this
play… well, it’s all be earned. Shakespeare truly did a good job of writing
this and I can’t imagine it being put any other way. I’m going to share some of
my favourite quotes from the play below.
adaptions. Firstly, let me say my favourite musical ever is
off Romeo and Juliet but is beautiful all the same and I advise you see it!
Leonardo Di Caprio in it. I did like the beginning but really, I didn’t enjoy
that movie that much. It wasn’t anything to spectacular and I felt kind of meh
and not really for me either. Again… meh. The acting was not very good and in general it was very bad, in my opinion was the quality was bad as well. :/
of portraying this wonderful/terrible play and also has the perfect characters playing
each role is the one directed by Franco Zeffirelli, released in 1968.
you know what I thought when I see it!