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Who are the protagonists and antagonists in "Romeo and Juliet"?

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hanlier2 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 2, 2008 at 8:02 AM via web

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Who are the protagonists and antagonists in "Romeo and Juliet"?

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pmiranda2857 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 2, 2008 at 8:16 AM (Answer #1)

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Juliet is the female protagonist and Romeo is the male protagonist or main characters.

The antagonist is a force or collection of forces that oppose the progtagonist.

The antagonists are the feuding Montagues and Capulets; Tybalt; the prince and citizens of Verona; fate.

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butterflygirl | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 28, 2009 at 4:12 AM (Answer #2)

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Well this is just my take on the story, and I'm sure that there are many different answers, but I think that Juliet is the protagonist and fate is the antagonist.  i think that juliet is the pro. because she goes through the most growth.  i think fate is the anti-pro because it was fate that caused romeo and juliet death.

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bbbobbery | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 5, 2009 at 6:51 AM (Answer #3)

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Juliet and romeo are protagonists- opposed by the antagonists- the Capulets and Montagues

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iloveeagles123 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted January 25, 2011 at 3:01 AM (Answer #4)

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I believe the protagonist are Romeo and Juliet, and the antagonist the families.

 

Jonathan

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