Romeo and Juliet: you know the plot, right? Juliet Capulet falls in love with Romeo Montague; too bad the Capulet and Montague families hate each other! Later in the play they secretly marry, and as is expected in a tragedy, they die in the end. Read Act II, Scene II of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. (Links to an external site.) This is the famous balcony scene. Once you have read the scene, watch this video explaining how actors and actresses have interpreted this scene: Link (Links to an external site.). Referring to the Week 13 lecture on drama, explain how this is an example of Rising Action. VOCAB NOTE: thou = you (grammatical subject); thee = you (grammatical object); thy/thine = your; art (verb) = are; doth = does; o’er = over.