Romeo and tony - a west side story question for school, i'm doing a research project on the differences and similarities of the character tony from west side story and romeo from romeo and juliet i was just wondering, if anyone working in the show would like to tell me their take on that (how are the. In the sixteenth century, william shakespeare took this theme and fashioned one of the world's great plays: romeo and juliet in our own time, shakespeare's drama has been used as a basis for the overwhelmingly successful musical play west side story though one of these works is set among the nobility of verona,. It derives from the story and character relationships of shakespeare's romeo and juliet, a lyrical, romantic tragedy set in a mythical environment but there is nothing mythical about the environment of west side story it is new york today, and the principal characters are the tense, furtive, feral members of two hostile. Plot: the plots of each story essentially follow the same course differences: age: tony and maria are older than romeo and juliet friar lawrence has more wisdom than doc setting: r&j is set in 14th century italy west side story is set in nyc in the 1960s west side story: tony and maria are older (age. West side story takes a course of only two days it also takes place in hell's kitchen, manhattan, ny in the 50's, where a lot of puerto ricans moved to the us to start a new lifewest side story and romeo and juliet: a comparisoncharacters (related to personality, not plot)to start off my contrary/ contrast of romeo and.
A comparison of romeo and juliet and west side story there is a lot in common between the two plays romeo and juliet and west side story the main male characters have many things in common in fact, toni and romeo both miss the beginning fight at the beginning of the plays, they both fall in love and end up. Shakespeare essays term papers (paper 2278) on romeo & juliet vs west side story: shakespeare's is one of the most read writers ever and his writing was so successful that not just one group the hate between the two groups was modernized to racism and not as many of the main characters die in west side story. This includes two assignments: fill-in-the-blank & matching activities comparing romeo & juliet with the west side story movie the first assignment is to be filled out with teacher help as students watch the movie the second assignment can be used as a follow up quiz please email me at.
Write a summary of the plot by describing what happens on each of these five days • write an essay comparing one of the following similarities between romeo and juliet and west side story: young people fiercely loyal to each other the importance of a social dance love at first sight a secret wedding a friend killed and. The play west side story, by arthur laurent's, is based upon the play romeo and juliet, by william shakespeare despite a few differences, both works, in essence , have the same plot the source of violence in romeo and juliet and west side story is the ever-present hatred between families and between gangs, although.
Even though 400 years has past and the world has changed drastically, the emotions and feelings in the play romeo and juliet have withstood the test of time shakespeare's play and the two movies modeled after it(romeo and juliet, west side story) have many similarities and many differences, but one. There are many similarities between shakespeare's classic masterpiece, romeo and juliet, and the modern, but just as well-known musical west side story at first, it may seem that a musical about two members of opposite gangs who fall in love and a dramatic tragedy about members of two fighting family in the late.
8/12/15 translation, teenagers, and truth: a comparison of content between west side story & romeo and juliet an androgynous and ambiguous radio show host interviews the four creators of the musical west side story, along with the four main characters from the show the time period is meant to be unspecified. Comparison of romeo and juliet to westside story essayscomparison of romeo and juliet to westside story these stories are very similar they both have characters that these houses are ancient, prominent families in the city of verona, italy, and their names are montague and capulet in the movie, these families.
An english/ims 171 project, mashing west side story and romeo and juliet in order to compare and contrast, as well as highlight the timelessness of each of t. Both romeo and juliet and westside story are centered around conflicts of young people the adults seemed extension have the students as a group compile a set of questions to ask their parents and grandparents comparing family life during their childhood and the family life of today each student will use this set of. Similarities between west side story and romeo and juliet include the central conflict, the setting where the two main characters meet, the balcony scene and the violent conflict between the.