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How do I improve my knowledge of Act 2, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2 — my understanding

Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2 — my understanding


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OCR English coursework for GCSE: Act 3, Scene 3

Instead of doing the question on Act 2, Scene 2, you can answer this question:

Explore the ways in which Friar Lawrence is presented in this scene and elsewhere in Shakespeare’s play, and in the performed versions. You should consider:

  • the thoughts and feelings Friar Lawrence expresses
  • the ways other characters react to him
  • what makes Friar Lawrence such an important character


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OCR coursework task for GCSE English: Act 2, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet

Remind yourself of Act 2 scene 2 in the text and in one or more performed versions of the play.

Explore the ways in which Romeo and Juliet are presented in this scene and elsewhere in Shakespeare’s play, and in the performed verisons.

You should consider:

  • the thoughts and feelings Romeo and Juliet express
  • the ways other characters react to them
  • what makes the relationship between Romeo and Juliet so moving.

Film: Baz Luhrman (1996)