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Act 1 Scene 1 Of Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare 1920's Mafian Translation

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The object of this assesment was to translate one seen from R+J into the words the mafia used during the 1920's.Romeo and JulietAct 1 Scene 1Mafian RewriteEnter Tommy and Nicky of the Montague family with guns holstered.Tommy: Greg, I won't take this crap no longer.Nicky: Yeah, those Capulets have been busting our balls long enough.Tommy: Where gonna get whacked one of these days, I say we bag em first.Nicky: But Tommy you are a lousy shot, you'll find yourself in the trunk of a car one of these days.Tommy: I'd ice those Capulets faste------Enter Mario and Jimmy of the Capulet family.Tommy: My piece is loaded, should we waste em?Nicky: No, our boss would get in the shit if we did.Tommy: Well then I'll shit stir instead of firing.Tommy gives the Capulets the finger.Mario: Oh, you think you're a wise guy huh? You giving me the finger big man?Tommy: Yeah I got a finger, but I not giving it to you.Mario: Listen here; you wanna start something of it?Tommy: [Aside to Nicky] Will I get broken if I say, "Yes"?Nicky: [Aside to Tommy] YesTommy: No, why do you?Nicky: Are you gonna pull something or what?Mario: Pull something; only pulling you'll be getting is from the bottom of the river after we dump youse there.Tommy: If you do, I serve as good as boss as you. And you know what'l happen.Mario: As good? Or more?Nicky: [Aside to Tommy] Say "better", here comes a "Made man" of our family.Tommy: Yes better.Mario: You lying scumbag!All men draw their weaponsEnter Benvolio of the house of MontagueBenvolio: Scram fools, throw down your pieces.Enter Tybalt of the house of CapuletTybalt: What are you trying to pull Montague? You dirty rat, I should burn you right now just for even threatening us.Benvolio: I didn't come here to break no eggs, lets put down our guns or our bosses will see to it that we are all broken.Tybalt: What, you think I'm stupid or something, you've got your gun right in my face.They fight.Enter Capulet and Lady CapuletCapulet: What in the hell, give me my gun!Lady Capulet: A gun? You can barely keep your food on your fork let alone shoot someone.Enter Montague and Lady MontagueMontague: Get off me! I'll get that son of a bitch!Lady Montague: Do not stir trouble over something you didn't start.Enter Detective WinstonDetective Winston: Well well well, if it isn't the most loving two families around......... How dare you turn my streets into such a war zone! If it were up to me I'd lock you up and throw away the key, but it's not, so you should all consider yourselves lucky... Though, if you ever decide to fight...

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