© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet


by William Shakespeare

Related History & Literature on Shmoop

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Romeo and Juliet Teacher Pass

Teaching Romeo and JulietTeacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop

  1. Shakespeare Biography
    When was Shakespeare born? When did he die? How many plays and sonnets did he write? And who was he, anyway? Find the answers to these questions (and more) in Shmoop's bio of the Bard.

  2. Book 4 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
    Romeo and Juliet’s love story echoes that of Pyramus and Thisbe, which you can read all about in our summary of Book 4 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses.


Intro      Summary      Themes      Quotes      Characters      Analysis      Questions      Photos      Quizzes      Flashcards      Movie      Best of the Web      Write Essay      Infographics      Teaching