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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)