What is the importance of the setting of the balcony, public streets, and the tomb? (Why is each setting so significant?) Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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The three places you mention are each significant to the conflict of the play. In the public streets, Romeo and Juliet are apart. I don't believe they are ever seen together, which is part of the point of forbidden love. They are seen together at the dance where they meet, but they are masked and...

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