Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare

336 pages first pub 1597 (editions)

fiction classics play romance emotional sad medium-paced

Description

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud. In this death-filled setting, the moveme...

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Moods

emotional 72%
sad 65%
dark 38%
tense 26%
challenging 24%
funny 18%
reflective 15%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 5%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 3%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 44%
fast 40%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 42% | Character: 31% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 36% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 30% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.47

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