Romeo and Juliet Complete Text with Extras
Harper Collins, 8 de juny 2010 - 384 pàgines
These violent delights have violent ends
When Romeo first lays eyes on the bewitching Juliet, it's love at first sight. But though their love runs true and deep, it is also completely forbidden. With family and fate determined to keep them apart, will Romeo and Juliet find a way to be together?
William Shakespeare's masterpiece is one of the most enduring stories of star-crossed love of all time. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience with both the original play and a prose retelling of the beloved story, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.
As you sat me on the bed, I expected reminders that I should not dance too long with any one gentleman, that I should keep my conversation brief and modest, and that I should remember in all things, I was a daughter of Capulet.
It had been decided before I even had my first dance. This is how it is for all girls, I know. I can't explain why I felt so disappointed. I thought, I would like to have been wooed by at least one other gentleman before you chose 11.
One day, I would dance and talk and be admired in the candlelight. Now, it seemed, there would be none of that. Flirtation, romance—I would skip it all on my way to the altar. As I dressed for the feast that night, I searched my heart ...
These things were possible. So perhaps I would see him once and fall madly in love back. I have—had?—an obedient nature. What I am told to do, I often do. And this night, we were having a feast. And what should one do at a feast? Dance.
He gave me his name and asked me to dance. This was Paris. I said yes. We shared a careful dance, the count and I. We talked of . . . I do not remember the details. Hawking. The weather. He found ways to tell me he had many fine ...
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Once in Verona there lived two families who held a great quarrel between them, these were the families Capulet and Montague. Nothing could persuade these families from their hate for each other, a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
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How can you not love Romeo and Juliet? It's tragic, it's beautiful, it's Shakespeare at his best! Just don't base your relationship goals on these two. This version, which was a Library Sale find, and ... Llegeix la ressenya completa