Romeo and Juliet: Essay Topics 1). Discuss the character of Romeo and his infatuation with Rosaline. Does this weaken the credibility of the love he feels for Juliet? 2) Friar Laurence serves many dramatic purposes in the play. Examine the Friar and his role in Romeo and Juliet. 3) Mercutio is considered to be one of Shakespeare's great creations, yet he is killed relatively early in the play.
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