Comparative Essay Between Romeo And Juliet

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Still a Better Love Story than Twilight (idk I’ll fix it later) While “at each other’s throats” is usually only used as an expression, the two families in Romeo and Juliet seem to take the phrase a tad bit too seriously. The Montagues and Capulets are feuding families that are almost constantly fighting. Romeo Montague is in a depressing slump over the love of his life, Rosaline, and after a deep conversation with Benvolio decides upon going to a feast being hosted by the Capulets. There, he meets Juliet, and falls in love with her, and vice versa. After quite a few quarrels between members of the families and a few more murders occurring between the two, Romeo is banished from Verona after he secretly gets married to Juliet for murdering Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin. Juliet and Friar Lawrence create a plan for her and Romeo to escape together, but it requires her to appear dead. When Romeo finds Juliet like this, he believes that she’s actually dead, and immediately kills…show more content…
The majority of the story is told from Romeo’s, Juliet’s, or both perspective. Not often does it focus on mainly the other characters. The reasoning behind this is that the play wants to focus on the problems suffered by Romeo and Juliet. This emphasizes the hardships and struggles they encounter all throughout the story, showing how their love for each other made them suffer while if the story focused more on the other characters, they wouldn’t have been affected by the love at all because it didn’t pertain specifically (and it hardly ever even pertained to them remotely, as a matter of fact) and wouldn’t have had much of an impact on them. In the end, though love ended up ending the feud between the families, only did so because caused many hardships for Romeo and Juliet and other characters which outweighed the little good it

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