The hundred year war between the Montagues and the Capulets mean Benvolio will never be allowed to marry his love and she will inevitably have to marry a man she does not love. That is why Rosaline chooses to become a nun. Only Benvolio can't live without her so when he finds out that his cousin Romeo loves Rosaline's cousin Juliet he truly believes that their love could end the fight in their parents hearts and allow the war to end. He sets out to secretly help his cousin marry Juliet but his benevolent actions cause mishaps in a well meaning plan and is the reason Romeo and Juliet take their lives.
"Benvolio" will introduce you to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and give new breath to a classic tragedy.
- 42661 words
- About 171 pages