Just the Facts: Understanding Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
Everyone should be familiar with the timeless works of William Shakespeare. Now with Understanding Shakespeare, everyone can! Although Romeo and Juliet is based on the long-standing hatred between two families, a tale of star-crossed lovers is perhaps the greatest tragic love story in English literature. In their heedless passion for each other, Romeo and Juliet defy the rules of their world to be together. The Capulets and Montagues, warring families of Verona, are ultimately united by Romeo and Juliet's doomed relationship. A classic story that has since seen many modern interpretations.