Romeo and Juliet Plot Summary
summary of romeo and juliet
Romeo and Juliet fall in love but both know that their parents will not allow them to be together. Neither of them care and they arrange to be married in secret although they have only known each other for a very short time
Meanwhile, the cousin of Juliet, Tybalt, gets in a fight with Romeo's best friend, Mercutio, and kills him; Romeo then kills Tybalt in a fit of rage and as a result is banished from the city
Juliet is distraught and seeks to fake her own death with the help of Friar Laurence, who earlier married the two. Her goal is to escape home to be with her love.
However, Romeo is not told of this plan. When he returns to town, he believes that Juliet is actually dead
Anguished, Romeo poisons himself. Shortly after this tragedy, Juliet wakes up
Finally after finding Romeo dead, Juliet stabs herself
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