Author(s): William Shakespeare; John Crowther (Editor); SparkNotes Staff
This Scholastic Classics edition of Shakespeare's well-known tragi-comedy is perfect for students and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike.
These violent delights have violent ends...
When Romeoand Julietmeet during a chance encounter, they have no idea what lies ahead - for these star-crossed loversbelong to feuding families, and their lovewill neverbe accepted by those around them.
Set within a beleaguered city, plagued by gang warfare, Romeo and Julietmixes comedy and tragedy in what is widely regarded as Shakespeare's most successfulplay of all.