posted by Ted .
What is the falling action and the rising action and the catastrophe of romeo and juliet?
Exposition - The exposition starts with the prologue and the first fight setting the stage and the mood of the rivaling families. The prologue states that these two families have been feuding for a long time and that two lovers will die because of it. The fight shows the extent of the feud.
Rising action - The action starts to rise greatly at the balcony scene where each profess their love for each other. They decide to get married and plan it out. The rising action continues through the marriage, and the separation.
Climax - The climax is the inacting of the fatherâ€™s plan. Juliet pretends to be dead, and Romeo does not know it and commits suicide.
Falling action - The action begins to fall after Juliet commits suicide after finding Romeo dead. It continues as both families find their children dead.
Catastrope - Everyone is dead.