In the exam, you might be asked to comment on the presentation of a theme or idea in an extract from the play and then consider this theme or idea in the play as a whole.
Some of the themes Shakespeare explores in the play are:
Individual vs. society/private vs. public
Have a go at the following questions to revise the key themes Shakespeare explores in 'Romeo and Juliet'.
You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.