From west side story to taylor swifts - love story, romeo and juliet continues to remain relevant romeo and juliet encompasses a range of themes and remains a timeless love story because it appeals to many of our romantic sensibilities. There are many similarities between romeo and juliet and west side story - romeo and juliet vs west side story introduction many of the characters in west side story resemble those in romeo and juliet. For example, tony in west side story and romeo in romeo and juliet fulfill the same role as the young man in love notice the characters that seem to be unique to each story and what each contributes. Overview: student's understanding the play and applying that knowledge in order to compare and contrast the story with the modern day version of west side story objectives: for the students to watch the film west side story and draw major differences from viewing the movie in comparison to romeo and juliet.
This collection included a version in prose of the romeo and juliet story named love for juliet this provides a comparison through which the audience can see the. The well known west side story is thought to have many themes some of which we can see clearly from romeo and juliet one of theses themes could include the forbidden love between the two couples in both storiesin romeo and juliet the two young lov. West side story presents a modern retelling of shakespeare's romeo and juliet, the classic tale of two young lovers caught on the wrong sides of a dangerous feud the story follows the rise and fall of a romance set against cultural tension and gang violence in 1950s new york the primary theme.
How the scene might be presented in performance the nurse and friar laurence are responsible for romeo and juliet's death the thematic and stylistic influence of west side story on zeffirelli's romeo and juliet romeo and juliet - act 3 scene 1 a comparison of the fight scene in act 3 of shakespeare's play romeo and juliet' in the film. Two perennial classics—william shakespeare's romeo and juliet and the broadway musical west side story—in a single volume the tragedy of love thwarted by fate has always intrigued writers. Romeo and juliet/west side story comparison character comparison toni and romeo: difference- toni is in a gang romeo is in a house similarities- both fall in love with a girl in a different gang/house. Modern music, tv shows, and movies make frequent allusions to shakespeare's romeo and juliet as they showcase the themes of forbidden love, destiny and time, and the forcefulness of love cite this work. A comparison of romeo and juliet by william shakespeare and west side story pages 1 words 710 view full essay romeo and juliet, west side story, theme of love.
Romeo and juliet/ west side story compare and contrast i recently finished reading romeo and juliet, as well as west side story as i read i noticed various things which were similar between the two stories. Romeo and juliet/ west side story compare and contrast i recently finished reading romeo and juliet, as well as west side story as i read i noticed. Romeo and juliet and west side story are alike in many ways, they were both very successful in their day west side story is essentially the same play that was revived in 1961 like romeo and juliet, tony and maria are of opposite families, they fall in love and their love is forbidden.
West side story essay examples of forbidden love in romeo and juliet and west side story of the romeo and juliet in comparison to the west side story, a play. A compare and contrast essay written for msc 3019 the classic american musical west side story, a story of forbidden love between 'romeo and juliet' and. Comparison: there is a lot in common between the two plays romeo and juliet and west side story the main male characters have many things in common in fact, toni and romeo both miss the beginning fght at the beginning of the plays, they both fall in love and end up getting killed. Some similarities between west side story and romeo and juliet include: both include weddings, despite characters knowing each other for a very short amount of time relationship is forbidden.
Star-crossed lovers tony and maria fight to keep their forbidden love alive in this reimagining of romeo and juliet set in 1950's new york west side story. The west side story is set in upper west side manhattan it is about rivalry between two teenage gangs of different backgrounds anton, a member of the white gang, fell in love with maria, the sister of the leader of the rival puerto rican gang. Top 10 movies about forbidden love msn back to msn home entertainment west side story (1961) another modern take on the classic romeo and juliet, but this time with song, dance, countless. More about romeo and juliet / west side story - a comparison / contrast love in romeo and juliet by william shakespeare and in the movie west side stories 876 words | 4 pages.