Question: In what way does this play differ from most of the tragedies?
Answer: The last two Acts are very brief. Events follow each other in quick succession. The action rushes on rapidly and tumultuously. The reason is the emotional stress is so intense the action cannot be prolonged.
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Fleming, William H. How to Study Shakespeare. New York: Doubleday and Co., 1898. Shakespeare Online. 10 Aug. 2010. (date when you accessed the information) < http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/romeoandjuliet/questions/differenttragedy.html >.