EXPOSITION: In Verona, in the 1600s, Romeo shows his lust for Rosaline and the Montagues and Capulets show their normal conversation.
RISING ACTION: Romeo meets Juliet at the Capulets house and falls in love with Juliet and forgets about Rosaline. Romeo needs to secretly marry Juliet because a Capulets and a Motangue would never be allowed to.
CLIMAX: Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo then kills Tybalt in revenge. Romeo is ordered to be banished from Verona.
FALLING ACTION: Juliet gets the news that she must marry Paris. Juliet turns to Friar Lawrence for help so she doesn’t have to marry Paris. Friar Lawerence gives Juliet a potion to fake her own death.
RESOLUTION: Romeo finds Juliet dead. He drinks his potion to kill himself. Then, Juliet wakes up to find Romeo dead so she stabs herself.
The Capulets and the Montagues realize what their hatred for each other caused their children to do, so they end their feud.