This comic highlights a few scenes from Shakespeares play, Romeo an Juliet
Romeo and Juliet(As a comic in Modern English)
Act 1 Scene 1 : Montague and Capulet Brawl on the streets of Verona
PRINCE: Three times now riots have broken out in this city, all because of a casual word from you, old Capulet and Montague. Three times the peace has been disturbed in our streets, and Verona’s old citizens have had to take off their dress clothes and pick up rusty old spears to part you. If you ever cause a disturbance on our streets again, you’ll pay for it with your lives.
ACT 2 SCENE 1: Romeo and Juliet's Iconic Balcony Scene (Second meeting)
ROMEO: (to himself) Should I listen for more, or should I speak now?
JULIET: Oh, Romeo, Romeo, why do you have to be Romeo? Forget about your father and change your name. Or else, if you won’t change your name, just swear you love me and I’ll stop being a Capulet.
ACT 3 SCENE 2: Tybalt kills mercutio, Romeo fights and kills Tybalt
ROMEO: Tybalt, you can call me “villain” the way you did before. Mercutio’s soul is floating right above our heads. He’s waiting for you to keep him company on the way up to heaven. Either you, or I, or both of us have to go with him.
TYBALT: Wretched boy, you hung out with him here, and you’re going to go to heaven with him.
ACT 5 SCENE 3: Juliet awakens to find Romeos dead body next to hers and kills herself
JULIET:Oh, good, a knife! My body will be your sheath.Rust inside my body and let me die.
ACT 5 SCENE 3: Montagues and Capulets learn of the Consequences of their Hate
PRINCE:Do you see what a great evil results from your hate? Heaven has figured out how to kill your joys with love. Because I looked the other way when your feud flared up, I’ve lost several members of my family as well. Everyone is punished