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Romeo and Juliet - Words, Words, Words

Year

2013

Language

ENGLISH

Duration

30m

Rating

TVPG

Publication Information

The Great Courses

Summary

Shakespeare's primary tool as a playwright is words themselves as dramatic expressions of character and meaning. In Romeo and Juliet, see how Shakespeare ingeniously uses language to distinguish class and personality, and how he uses the poetic form of the sonnet in creating a sublime language of love.

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