How to Compare & Contrast "West Side Story" to "Romeo and Juliet"?

Answer Great art borrows from the past and gives to the future. Therefore, one way to learn more about works of art is to compare and contrast them. This allows you to see the works as individual parts of... Read More »

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Differences between the play Romeo and Juliet and the movie Romeo and Juliet?

that depends on which movie you are refering to. in the old movie the differences are: Romeo never meets Paris in her tomb, he uses a rock to break down the door, Lady Montague never dies. In the r... Read More »

Why does the story of Romeo and Juliet appeal to the 21st century audience?

The elements of the Romeo and Juliet story are timeless--the struggle between a younger generation and an older one, and the feeling that many young couples get that it is "you and me against the w... Read More »

Who wrote"west side story"?

Jerome Robbins came up with the idea of basing a play on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Arthur Laurents wrote the original book. Stephen Sondheim created the lyrics for the musical, and Leonard... Read More »

How to Read and Understand Romeo and Juliet?

Having trouble reading Romeo and Juliet? Can't understand it? Here are steps on how to read it.