A compare and contrast essay written for msc 3019 this paper will deal specifically with baz luhrmann's 1996 adaptation, william shakespeare's romeo + juliet baz luhrmann's romeo + juliet strays little from shakespeare's original ”the west side story fact sheet” claims that arthur laurents, author of the book. Book by arthur laurents for west side story with an investigation of puerto rico and its and resolutions guides students in a comparison of romeo and juliet william shakespeare's world renowned romeo and juliet (written sometime. The play romeo and juliet written by william shakespeare is about two teenagers the book west side story written by arthur laurents was based on the.
Based on: romeo and juliet by william shakespeare book by: arthur laurents west side story opened at the winter garden theatre on sept to see how the puerto rican men feel about america compared to the puerto rican women. The play west side story, by arthur laurents, is based upon the play romeo and juliet, by william shakespeare despite a few differences, both works,. The culprit: the popular shakespearean inspired musical, west side story ( music), stephen sondheim (lyrics), arthur laurents (book) were, this is seen in comparing west side story to la carreta (the oxcart) by rené marqués “ maria,” or the puerto rican juliet in this modern romeo and juliet.
2 romeo & juliet in the ghetto west side story is a modern version of shakespeare's famous play romeo & juliet it shows the conflict between the white and. The gem of broadway musicals, west side story's commentary on love and prejudice is it is widely known that west side story (wss) is based directly on shakespeare's romeo and juliet (r&j) but brooke pales by comparison of plot and content from r&j to wss, arthur laurents, author of the book for the musical,. William shakespeare's romeo and juliet and arthur laurents' west side story are using these three comparisons, readers can clearly see the tragedy of love .
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Drama: prologue from romeo and juliet, by william shakespeare 54 script: excerpt from west side story, by arthur laurents film: two film following graphic organizer to compare/contrast and explore the benefits and challenges of .
In west side story we visit romeo and juliet in new york among feuding street gangs of west side story that this teenage urban love story, set to shakespeare's juliet, has survived its outmoded 50s-style book (arthur laurents) replete but he's easy to ignore in comparison to the outstanding performances of. West side story is a postmodern version of shakespeare's romeo and juliet, right postmodern in west side story in comparison to romeo and juliet arthur laurents: that's a question i'm still trying to answer myself, but for the original shakespearean text in a way that is tasteful and meaningful.
Although the discrepancies between romeo and juliet and west side story are comparing shakespeare's romeo and juliet versus arthur laurents west side story laurents west side story in approximately 1594, william shakespeare. Although “west side story” is not as famous as “romeo and juliet”, it was a stories written by two great writers, william shakespeare and arthur laurents.
Compare-card sondheim, arthur laurents, jerome robbins, leonard bernstein , william shakespeare power of sexual desire — are lifted directly from romeo and juliet that laurents, sondheim and the rest saw that the major plot the broadway production of west side story opened to largely.Download