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Romeo and Juliet

The movie is another remake of Romeo and Juliet.
  Shakespeare’s best known work; a tragedy of forbidden love (c. 1596)
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Accelerated Reader Level/Points:  12.5 / 10 (Though Accelerated Reader ratings don’t properly account for the antiquated vocabulary found in Shakespeare.)
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  • The movie is another remake of Romeo and Juliet.
  • To tell you the truth, it was sort of embarrassing, in a way, to be talking about Romeo and Juliet with her.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • Look at Romeo and Juliet; they’re what, like, fourteen years old, and they meet at a party and barn, jump in bed.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Today they were supposed to be discussing Romeo and Juliet, but nobody wanted to talk.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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  • I wrote a sketch based on Romeo and Juliet about corruption.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • "Just like Romeo and Juliet," Mrs. Whitshank said.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • "Romeo and Juliet?" she said skeptically.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • And Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • It was a movie theater and the marquee had letters made of rainbows: Romeo and Juliet.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Upstairs in his room the Savage was reading Romeo and Juliet.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World

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  • After breakfast the king he took a seat on the corner of the raft, and pulled off his boots and rolled up his britches, and let his legs dangle in the water, so as to be comfortable, and lit his pipe, and went to getting his Romeo and Juliet by heart.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • A chanting cherub adorned the cover of the sugar bucket, and attempts to portray Romeo and Juliet supplied kindling for some time.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • She kept thinking of a line from Romeo and Juliet that had freaked her out when they’d studied the play in ninth grade: With worms that are thy chambermaids.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • A picture of the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet hung there and beside it was a picture of the two murdered princes in the Tower which Aunt Julia had worked in red, blue and brown wools when she was a girl.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • I don’t know how Heathcliff and Cathy ended up being ranked with couples like Romeo and Juliet or Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Annabeth and I held tight, both of us screaming as the boat shot curls and hugged corners and took forty-five-degree plunges past pictures of Romeo and Juliet and a bunch of other Valentine’s Day stuff.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • They had become a fixed star in the shifting firmament of the high school’s relationships, the acknowledged Romeo and Juliet.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • He was himself a lord of language and had made himself a coistrel gentleman and he had written Romeo and Juliet.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It’s Romeo and Juliet.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • West Side Story famously reworks Romeo and Juliet, which resurfaces again in the 1990s, in a movie featuring con-temporary teen culture and automatic pistols.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • That sounds a lot like Romeo and Juliet.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • But the real triumph was reserved for Christine Daae, who had begun by singing a few passages from Romeo and Juliet.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • It was ’Romeo and Juliet.’
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • We, who have learned to base our interpretation of love on the conventional boy-and-girl romance of Romeo and Juliet, would be amazed if we could step back into the Middle Ages—when the poet of chivalry could write about Man that he had "en del un dieu, par terre une deesse."
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Then he remembered that the Reggie Chiverses, whose house was a few doors above, were taking a large party that evening to see Adelaide Neilson in Romeo and Juliet, and guessed that the two were of the number.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • We saw ourselves as Romeo and Juliet, but we were convinced our story would have a happy ending.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • So did Saint Olaf and Charlemagne, to say nothing of Romeo and Juliet, Joan of Arc, Ivanhoe, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and many mighty princes and majestic kings, chivalrous knights and fair damsels, anonymous stained-glass window makers and ingenious organ builders.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • At school when we commenced studying Romeo and Juliet, the drama that might or might not be going on up at Grandpa’s house laid itself down on every line Shakespeare wrote about love or marriage.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Only let him be tolerably well up in the Apothecary in Romeo and Juliet, with the slightest possible dab of red on the tip of his nose, and he’d be certain of three rounds the moment he put his head out of the practicable door in the front grooves O.P.’ ’You view him with a professional eye,’ said Nicholas, laughing.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • In "Romeo and Juliet" Juliet has to be important, just as, in "Adam Bede" and "The Mill on the Floss" and "Middlemarch" and "Daniel Deronda," Hetty Sorrel and Maggie Tulliver and Rosamond Vincy and Gwendolen Harleth have to be; with that much of firm ground, that much of bracing air, at the disposal all the while of their feet and their lungs.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • I, well, I haven’t watched Romeo and Juliet yet for English.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • "harp not on that /nor/ do /not/ banish treason," and in "Romeo and Juliet,"
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • It’s like you’re Romeo and Juliet with the whole forbidden lovers thing.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • In Romeo and Juliet.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Romeo and Juliet.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • Miss Wilkinson oddly enough had suggested that they should read Romeo and Juliet together; but Philip had firmly declined.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Booth was at the height of his fame and good looks, delighting women across the country with his performance as the male lead in a traveling production of Romeo and Juliet.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • It could have been like a Romeo and Juliet thing with her loving me the first time she saw me and thinking that we could be like big-time moviemakers and then go to Hollywood and be stars and whatnot.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Slam!
  • Romeo and Juliet with the loveliest Juliet is dry, tedious, and rhetorical in comparison with Wagner’s Tristan, even though Isolde be both fourteen stone and forty, as she often is in Germany.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Mrs. Warren’s Profession
  • In "Romeo and Juliet" Juliet has to be important, just as, in "Adam Bede" and "The Mill on the Floss" and "Middlemarch" and "Daniel Deronda," Hetty Sorrel and Maggie Tulliver and Rosamond Vincy and Gwendolen Harleth have to be; with that much of firm ground, that much of bracing air, at the disposal all the while of their feet and their lungs.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • [Enter Romeo and Juliet.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Just like Romeo and Juliet," Chuck Muckle taunted.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • I think it would be lovely to present ’Romeo and Juliet’!" yearned Ella Stowbody.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Romeo and Juliet is required reading in every freshman-year health class.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Tell us, why has Romeo and Juliet survived four hundred years?
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • You have Romeo and Juliet memorized.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • I read The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy, and Romeo and Juliet and Julius—
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • The voice was singing the Wedding-night Song from Romeo and Juliet.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • It’s a kind of Romeo and Juliet story in which Gul Makai and Musa Khan meet at school and fall in love.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He’s a nice pattern of a Romeo and Juliet.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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