Have anyone read the original text of Romeo and Juliet? I am currently studying it in school. Reading the original text in Middle English is more interesting than the modern translation. One very important thing to take note of is that it is not a book, but a play. It is the best fiction work that I have read so far even though I only read a small part of it. It can also be read online at many websites. One difficulty you might encounter is that reading it may be difficult because the English language have changed from time to time. It is not common that written works survive centuries later so I suggest that we appreciate this. It seems that during his lifetime, he was never appreciated or famous until the 17th century.
|In his own time, William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was seen as merely one among many talented playwrights and poets, but ever since the late 17th century he has been considered the supreme playwright,|