How do I make my college essay more personal?
Today’s tips focus on the personal essay.
- Be thoughtful, but not fretful.
- Keep the “personal” in personal essay.
- Don’t try to guess what the reader wants to hear.
- Feel free to be funny or creative – but don’t overreach.
- Tell us something we don’t already know.
- Ask for input (but not too much).
Was Juliet a 13 year old?
A 13-year-old girl, Juliet is the only daughter of the patriarch of the House of Capulet. She falls in love with the male protagonist Romeo, a member of the House of Montague, with which the Capulets have a blood feud.
Who is Romeo in love with now?
Was Rosaline a Montague?
Actually, in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Rosaline is a member of the Capulet family (as mentioned) and, in this case, is Capulet’s niece. This is an excellent question.
Did the Montagues and Capulets stop fighting?
In addition to unifying the play’s themes of love and violence, the ending also brings an end to the longstanding feud between the Capulet and Montague families. After the Prince blames Capulet and Montague for their children’s deaths, the two men pledge their desire to resolve their conflict.
Why does Romeo not want to look at other woman?
He is heart broken and the girl he likes doesn’t want to get married or be in a relationship (Rosaline). According to Romeo why does the young women refuse to love? Looking at other women will remind his of Rosaline. At what age does Capulet consider it a proper age for Juliet to marry?
What does Romeo Symbolise?
Since Romeo is in love throughout the entire play, I think an appropriate symbol for him is something that is symbolic of love. You could choose a regular, nothing fancy, Valentine’s Day heart. It is so symbolic of love to the point that the heart shape is incorporated into jewelry and candy.
Why do the Capulets and Montagues hate each other?
People make assumptions like both families wanted to be in power of Verona. Every member of both families, even the servants hate each other. When one sees another from the other family in the streets it always ends up being a fight. The families feud doesn’t end until Romeo and Juliet kill them selves.
Is Rosaline a Capulet or Montague?
She is the niece of Lord Capulet. Although an unseen character, her role is important: Romeo’s unrequited love for Rosaline leads him to try to catch a glimpse of her at a gathering hosted by the Capulet family, during which he first spots Juliet….
|Created by||William Shakespeare|
What Colour is Romeo?
How do you write a strong college essay?
Tips for a Stellar College Application Essay
- Write about something that’s important to you.
- Don’t just recount—reflect!
- Being funny is tough.
- Start early and write several drafts.
- No repeats.
- Answer the question being asked.
- Have at least one other person edit your essay.
- Test Your College Knowledge.
Why does Romeo like Rosaline?
At the beginning of the play, Romeo is dejected over Rosaline’s rejection. A specific reason for his love for Rosaline is never given. However, Romeo does mention to Benvolio that Rosaline is beautiful (“She is too fair, too wise, wisely too fair”) in Act I, scene 1, so his infatuation may just be skin deep.
How is Romeo intelligent?
Romeo was likely quite intelligent, with emotional intelligence very high. He was from a prominent family so would have had nurturing, nutrition and education. He had the good sense to go into the masked ball. Clearly, falling in love with Juliette on sight suggests high emotional intelligence.
Who does Romeo confide in about his love for Rosaline?
Friar Lawrence is the priest to whom both Romeo and Juliet confide their love. The friar marries the two lovers in secret and is the one who arranges the doomed plan for Juliet to take the potion which will make her appear dead.
How can I stand out in college?
6 Tips From College Admissions Pros on Standing Out
- [Read: 5 Things College Applicants Can Do to Stand Out – In a Good Way.]
- Build on your academic strengths.
- Get a handle on the tests.
- [Read: Understand What’s a Good SAT Score for College Admissions.]
- Think outside your school’s extracurriculars.
- Consider recommendations carefully.
- Do a social media check.