Plot Diagram of Romeo and Juliet

The Prologue, which briefly gives the setting and theme of the play and prepares us for a drama of pathos in which the destiny of two lovers is determined by fate and external circumstances, rather than by character. Exposition
Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet feast and instantly fall in love. They secretly marry one another. Rising Action
Tybalt dies and Romeo is banished from Verona, causing him and Juliet to separate. Climax
Paris will soon be married to Juliet, but her family still doesn’t know about the secret marriage. Friar plans for Juliet to fake her death with a potion the Friar made for her in order to be with Romeo. Romeo finds out Juliet is “dead” and gets a poison from apothecary and kills himself. Juliet wakes up from her fake death and sees Romeo dead next to her, so she stabs herself. Falling action
The family feud is resolved due to Romeo and Juliet’s death. Resolution

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