To view it, Reference information: Title: Romiette and Julio Author: Sharon M. Avery Arable is the brother of Fern. The Montagues and the Cappelles, the mothers and fathers of the protagonists, were less than interesting and too much like one another; the flat mom characters were so alike they could have been clones. They met over internet not knowing that they went to the same school. When these two young people, both from proud heritages, begin a romance, they must deal not only with their parents' prejudices but also with the threats of a local gang called The Family. Romiette and Julio had been threatened by the group before and wanted it to stop. He is the comic relief in the novel and expresses himself but the close that he wears and coloring his hair.
However, I still recommend this book for teenagers. It was written in l905 or thereabouts. Shakespea Reference information: Title Romiette and Julio Author Sharon M. So I go to the pool, but I stay on the side, or splash with the little kids in the shallow end so their parents can go swim in the deep water. How are they alike and how are they different? This novel is more than simply a carefully plotted teenage romance.
Which is more memorable and more powerful in a novel--tragedy or happiness? He is a very weird guy, or interesting, depending on how you look at it. How can a move like that affect the life of a teenager? I learned how to swim, I just never got the nerve to let go. Does his physical appearance influence your viewpoint? Its even better than the old version! The gang violence is also laughable. Julio and Romiette have fallen in love and can't be together because of the rivalry between violent gang members. How are the two mothers similar or different? Henry Fussy is a boy Fern's age whom Fern becomes very fond of.
He hates everything about the city and wants to go back to his home in Texas. After meeting in the lunch room at school for the first time, Romiette and Julio begin talking online every night and eating lunch every day. How does it compare to his old school? Their friendship grows into a budding romance as they continue to talk and have lunch together every day. Why are they so close? Its highly unlikely that a real gang would consist only of high school students and that not a single cuss word was used during any of the confrontational scenes in the book. What aspects of her personality and her actions make that name appropriate? Their best friends are also a nice addit This book is a pretty cute adaptation of the classic Shakespearean play Romeo and Juliet. Reading this book as a college student, I thought the romance was a little cheesy, however it stayed very true to what most high school relationships consists of. They both attended the same high school in the book and they were from different backgrounds.
Its a story about a smart African-american girl who falls in love with a dumb mexican boy. When Romi, Julio and their best friends Ben and Destiny forge a plan to break away from the gang's grip, Romi and Julio find themselves caught up in a deadly situation. If you want some light reading to pass the time between then and your next book-buying binge, then I totally recommend it. Romiette is a 16 year old black girl, whose mother owns a very popular African culture shop in Cincinnati. A lot of the one-liners that Draper put in there don't really make much sense.
They both attended the same high school in the book and they were from different backgrounds. . The writer's style tries to be hip, cool and young. The convincing exchanges between the characters and the descriptions move the plot, while the action keeps the reader in suspense. Also, there's too I had to read this story for middle school summer reading and I hated it when I'm actually an avid reader.
To view it, Reference information: Title Romiette and Julio Author Sharon M. Romiette Cappelle is 16 years old and has school on her brain. The story is about two teens Romiette Cappelle, a 16 year old African-American girl who loves her city of Cincinnati and has a strong fear of water and Julio Montague, a 16 year old Hispanic boy who would rather die then to continue to live in the likes of Cincinnati and return to his home in Texas. The young couple meet, not at the Capulets' feast, but in an Internet chat room. No, my problem came in the dialogue and the characters.
Julio, an angry 16 year old that recently moved from Corpus Cristi, Texas is forced to attend a local high school which he hates a lot were Romiette goes to school. First, there's the weirdness of the characters existing in a world in which everyone is familiar with Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and yet, no one seems to notice the insane number of coincidences between the character's names and the general plot of the story until the book is well underway; and then, they only comment on the main characters' relationship and the semi-similarity of the conflict; and yet, despite most of the characters acknowledging that they've read Shakespeare's version of the story, and one very smart character claiming to have read it multiple times, none of them seem to notice the similarity of other characters' names and positions within the story. I actually found myself groaning at the final lines of the book because the dialogue was that painful. As you first meet Jericho, how is he like many young people today? Minor Characters: Lady Cappelle - Romiette's mother, who owns a boutique. Just before waking she hears an unknown male voice speaking to her. So Romeo has been changed to a girl's name, Romiette, and Juliet has been changed to a guy's name, Julio. Racism, gangs, humor, true love.
Both of them are worried about what the Devildogs told them, and try to escape. The bottom of each review page contains user-contributed information on characters, themes, settings, and similar titles. But there was only the water, pulling her into its depths. The author did not succeed in making me care about any of the characters and I was actually hoping that Romi and Julio would kill themselves and put me out of my misery call me evil, but at least that way it would be more like the play. With the help of Destiny and Ben, Romiette and Julio think of a plan to expose the Devildogs. In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world.
How can websites such as myspace and other like it cause a danger to teenagers? She and her friend, Julio are soon faced with trouble from the Devil Dogs. His parents forced him to move because of the increase gang activity in Texas. While carrying her, he fell on some trees that had fallen down, but he stood up and carried her to where it was safe and they both of them slept together. Does she have any redeeming qualities or is she purely a negative character? It turns out they go to the same high school, not to mention having almost the same names as Shakespeare's famous lovers! I thoroughly enjoyed this modern-day Romeo and Juliet novel. Do you believe there is a way to predict the future or affect one's destiny? What other characters are similar? All goes to show that no matter where you find love, who it is with, and how many people do not support you, love will always prevail. Now, I do have to admit that I found myself reading rather anxiously toward the end of the book as the resolution approached; it was unclear how closely Draper was going to stick to the original storyline, and she very effectively created some tension with the plotting and pacing even if it was undercut by the stiffness of the interactions between the characters. Judgement: Yes, this is a cute book.