The greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy set in Verona, Italy. Romeo and Juliet is a classic example of an undying love becoming a victim of family feuds. at a masquerade when Romeo, the son of a Montague, sees Juliet, the daughter of a Capulet, he instantly falls for her. a profound attraction between them grows into an intense and passionate love and they are covetously married by Friar Laurence. Chafed between social conventions, responsibilities and personal desires, they are led to a tragic denouement.
William Shakespeare began his career as an actor, writer and part owner of a playing company. His works still in existence consist of thirty-eight plays, one hundred and fifty-four sonnets, two long narrative poems and several other verses. His sequence of great comedies continue with Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, as You Like It and Twelfth Night. He introduced prose comedy in the histories of the late 1590s-Henry IV, part one and part two and Henry V-after the lyrical Richard II. Julius Caesar introduced a new kind of drama.