In what year does Romeo and Juliet take place ?
I know it was written in 1595 but I hear it takes place in a different year. What year does it actually take place?
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"Romeo and Juliet" is generally believed to take place in the fourteenth or fifteenth century. Most of the literature books that I have used and taught from have given the time period as the 1300's (fourteenth century). As an English teacher, I have been teaching the play for nine years now and always give the setting as the 1300s.
It takes place during the black plague
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