Romeo And Juliet William Shakespeare
Romeo Dhe Zhulieta William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare in a relatively early period of his literary career, around 1594 – 1595. In the twentieth century, for a long time, critics have tended to underestimate this work in comparison to the four great tragedies that Shakespeare wrote in the first decade of the seventeenth century (Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth and Othello).
Compared to other works, the tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” seems to lack the psychological depth and structural complexity of Shakespeare’s later tragedies. Other scholars have elevated its status to the complete list of Shakespeare’s works. They have done so by setting aside comparative evaluation and judging the work as a work of art in its own right. Seen from this perspective, this tragic drama for the unfortunate young lovers has been hailed as an extraordinary work.
Indeed, Romeo and Juliet at the time was an experimental stage piece for its composition, presenting some radical differences from the prevailing rules for a long time. Moreover, these innovative aspects of the piece emphasize and expand its main themes. The latter include the antithesis between love and hate, the correlative use of light / darkness polarity, the treatment of time (as a thematic and structural element) and the giving of the main status of Fate and its manifestations in dreams, omens and prophecies that predict its tragic end .