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The story of Romeo and Juliet. By Hollie Livett

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The story is, about a pair of lovers. But there families hate each other. In the story there is sword fighting, disguise, misunderstanding, tragedy, humour, and romantic language all in the name of true love.

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Two powerful families the Montagues and the Capulets have been feuding with each other for years. Juliet's father, throws a party. The Montagues are not invited of course, but Romeo devises a plan to get into the party. Once inside, his attention is stolen; by Juliet. Romeo in love, but is disappointed when he finds out that Juliet is a Capulet. Juliet notices Romeo too, but she is unaware that he is a member of the Montagues.

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After Romeo discovering that Juliet is a Capulet. She goes on to her balcony and tells the stars about her love for Romeo. Romeo is lurking in the bushes below. He overhears Juliet confess her love for him. He is not able to control his powerful feelings, Romeo tells her that he feels the same way. The next day, with the help of Romeo's friend Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Juliet are secretly married.

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On the day the wedding, Romeo's friends, Benvolio and Mercutio, they are confronted by Juliet's cousin, Tybalt. Tybalt is out to get Romeo for crashing the Capulet's party so he starts a fight with his friends. Romeo shows up, but does not want to fight Tybalt because he no longer holds a grudge against Juliet's family. Romeo's friends can't understand why he won't stand up for himself so Mercutio steps in to do it for him. A swordfight with Tybalt follows. Mercutio is killed. Romeo kills Tybalt because he killed his friend, he will have more hatred from the Capulet family. The Prince of Verona banishes Romeo and he is forced to leave Juliet, she is devastated by the loss of Romeo . Juliet's father doesn’t know about there marriage and decides to marry her to another young man named Paris.

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Juliet consults with Friar Laurence. He advises her to agree to the marriage, she will drink a potion that he prepares for her on the wedding day. The potion will make it look like Juliet is dead and she will be put into the Capulet burial vault. Friar will send Romeo to rescue her. She does as the Friar says and is put into the vault by her heartbroken parents. Before the Friar can tell Romeo of the hoax, Romeo hears from someone else that his beloved Juliet is dead.

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Romeo buys a poison and goes to Juliet's tomb to die beside his wife. Romeo is forced to fight Paris, who he kills. Nothing will stop him from joining his love. Romeo drinks the poison and takes his last breath next to his sleeping wife. Juliet awakens to see her husband's dead body. She learns what has happened from Friar Laurence who has just arrived. Juliet kills herself with Romeo's dagger. The Montague's and the Capulet's are heartbroken. The families agree to never fight again.

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