A comparison of the fight scene

Differences between romeo and juliet play and movie 1968

They only stop laughing when he is officially announced dead. Is that how we read the scene in the play? Then, I will ask questions, such as: What differences did you notice? Zeffirelli's film suggests that Mercutio's death was an accident, just two guys who took a joke too far. Costumes are very different in both films, mainly because they are set in different times, but partly because of the way the director had interpreted the play. Which scene is truer to the play? Take a look at some of their notes. He did this by adding a lot of up to date music and sound effects. But in the end the prince has had enough of these public brawls and banishes Romeo. Much like last class, I will pause at key moments to clarify and deepen knowledge. The fight is lengthy, at least in comparison to the play, which has little stage directions. In the Luhrman version the two cars crash and Tybalts gun falls out, they then fight for the gun, in the end Romeo gets the Gun and shoots Tybalt repeatedly. I will pause a few times while we watch to check for understanding and deepen knowledge. We will add to these notes as we watched this hour, comparing this film both to the play and the version RL.

There is a sense of fair play in both versions. It is helpful to watch it twice. Costumes are very different in both films, mainly because they are set in different times, but partly because of the way the director had interpreted the play.

Similarities between romeo and juliet book and movie 1968

Why might be have made that choice? In the Luhrman version Mercutio drops his gun before fighting. Think setting and language RL. First, I will ask them to journal about what they better understand after watching the movie W. Both Mercutio and Tybalt are passing insults back and forth. We will add to these notes as we watched this hour, comparing this film both to the play and the version RL. Representation is anything symbolic in the film that the directors have put in themselves to make the film more interesting and to make the audience think about something. Which scene is truer to the play? This shows that the humour is much higher too, in the Luhrman version there is no laughter at all as it is very serious. The director has to be like your imagination when you read a book. A fight is just about to start from this comment when Romeo arrives who is just the man Tybalt wants to see. These questions also prepare students for a deeper conversation, once we have seen the same scenes in the Luhrmann version.

The movie is a text unto itself and I am trying to treat it as such. In the Luhrman version Mercutio is stabbed with a piece of glass, but it seemed like an accident as Tybalt was aiming for Romeo but Mercutio moved him out the way. Getting Started 5 minutes Last class we watched scenes from the version of Romeo and Juliet and discussed the director's choices.

romeo and juliet zeffirelli vs luhrmann

Getting Started 5 minutes We are going to watch a couple of scenes-- from the balcony scene through the fight scene-- in the and movie versions of the play. Why might be have made that choice? Watching it helps students visualize setting and character interaction.

At this point, I will ask that they use their notes to write something more thoughtful W.

A comparison of the fight scene

I pause again when Tybalt starts beating Romeo up. He then falls to his death. Is that how we read the scene in the play? Much like last class, I will pause at key moments to clarify and deepen knowledge. Getting Started 5 minutes We are going to watch a couple of scenes-- from the balcony scene through the fight scene-- in the and movie versions of the play. I remind students all the time that people went to hear the plays. Zeffirelli's film suggests that Mercutio's death was an accident, just two guys who took a joke too far. A fight is just about to start from this comment when Romeo arrives who is just the man Tybalt wants to see. The fight is lengthy, at least in comparison to the play, which has little stage directions.

Here's a sample of their responses. Wrapping Up 5 minutes We should have a few minutes at the end of class to discuss our thoughts on the movie and review our notes.

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Ninth grade Lesson Comparing Luhrmann's Fight Scene to Shakespeare's Play