Upon hearing of her "death", Romeo goes to Juliet's
tomb where he drinks poison and dies. When Juliet's potion wears off, she
awakens to find her lover's corpse. She then proceeds to stab herself with
The two families find the bodies and in their shared sorrow,
finally make peace with each other.
The climax is the enacting of the fathers plan. Juliet
pretends to be dead, and Romeo does not know it and commits suicide.
The action begins to fall after Juliet commits suicide after finding Romeo
dead. It continues as both families find their children dead.
Escalus tells everyone that the deaths are the result of their feuds and
everyone feels guilty.
The greatest theme in this play is that of love. This play is known for
love as many phrases from this play have become famous for the expressions
of love. For example, The term Romeo has become universal for
a ladys man. The balcony scene is known as the place where they two
lovers professed their love for each other. This play shows two lovers doing
everything they could to be together despite their feuding family, and also
This play also deals with the idea of fate like many of Shakespeares
other plays. The fate caused by the circumstances of the feuding families
predicted that these two would not be able to live together with the complete
happiness of their families.
It seems that although they did so much to stay together, fate would not