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Romeo & Juliet

by William Shakespeare

‘Romeo and Juliet’ is perhaps the most famous of all love stories. It is packed with drama, romance and violence and has entertained millions of audiences for over four hundred years. Its universal appeal is obvious but tackling such a wide-ranging play in a short exam is a real challenge.

We have chosen key quotations that will help you revise efficiently and effectively. Each quotation is analysed for ideas, language and context.

Use the links below to revise key quotes about Romeo Montague, Juliet Capulet and the theme of love, and to read a full exam question and answer on the theme of tragedy.

You can also use the timeline to refresh your memory on the sequence of events and for teachers, we’ve made some teaching resources available that focuses on key quotations.


Romeo Montague

Juliet Capulet


Exam Q&A

Teaching Resources

The paperback Lightbulb Revision guide to ‘Romeo & Juliet’ covers all characters and themes with grade 9 exam answers and helpful mind maps.

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