Quindon Tarver as Choir Boy, the singer at Romeo and Juliet's wedding Edwina Moore as the Anchorwoman, who assumes the role of the Chorus Natalie Portman had been cast as Juliet but, during rehearsals, it was felt that the footage looked as though DiCaprio was " molesting " her. He was 21 at the time of filming and Portman was only
Romeo's mother and father seem to care about his well-being, but Romeo is a teenage boy who keeps secrets; the family is caring but distant.
Romeo's father knows Romeo is depressed. He has observed his son's behaviour and is aware that Romeo's condition is serious he says that Romeo's state may prove "black and portentous" if it can't be remedied.
He also has tried to find out Romeo 's relationship with his parents is somewhat typical. He also has tried to find out what is wrong with Romeo both on his own and with the help of friends, to no avail.
So Montague is caring but incapable of bridging the distance between himself and his son, even with assistance. Lady Montague appears even more disconnected than her husband.
In this, she appears to be even more removed from her son than her husband, for her concern seems misplaced at least initiallyfor Romeo is more of a lover than a fighter. Neither parent functions as a confidant or a guide for Romeo. He shares neither the source of his sorrow nor the source of his joy with them.
He does not consider going to them for advice, but instead shares his troubles with the friar and Benvolioneither of whom give him particularly good counsel.Romeo's Letter To His Father. (The audience never hears the content of the letter Romeo writes to his father towards the end of the play.
Write your own version of this letter in modern English.) My dearest lord and father, loving mother, and family. Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare, written about –96 and first published in an unauthorized quarto in An authorized quarto appeared in , substantially longer and more reliable.
A third quarto, based on the second, . Hath sent a letter to his father’s house. BENVOLIO Tybalt, old Capulet’s nephew, has sent a letter to Romeo’s father’s house.
3 Not to his father's; I spoke with his man. MERCUTIO 4 Ah, that same pale hard-hearted wench, that Rosaline, 5 Torments him so, that he will sure run mad.
BENVOLIO 6 Tybalt, the kinsman of old Capulet, 7 Hath sent a letter to his father's house. MERCUTIO 8 A challenge, on my life. BENVOLIO 9 Romeo will answer it. MERCUTIO 10 Any man that can write may answer a letter.
He gives him a letter explaining everything that happened and why Romeo is committing suicide. It's a suicide note. Romeo's Letter To His Father.
(The audience never hears the content of the letter Romeo writes to his father towards the end of the play. Write your own version of this letter in modern English.) My dearest lord and father, loving mother, and family.