Differences In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet were both truly in love with one-another. They were in love with each other because they accepted their differences, they would always think about one-another and because they sacrificed a lot to be together. First of all, Romeo and Juliet came from feuding families. The Montagues and Capulets had been fighting for generations. The hatred the families had for each other was so strong that even the Capulet servants hated the Montague servants, and they would fight in the streets. Romeo knew that Juliet was a Capulet, but Juliet was unaware that Romeo was a Montague. When Juliet found out, she was slightly upset at first, but she realized she did not care that Romeo was a Montague, she still wanted to be with him:…show more content…
Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name. Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love And I’ll no longer be a Capulet (2.2.33-36) In this quote Juliet said she would change her own last name to be with Romeo, if he said he loved her back. She would go against her own family, and join a family her parents hated, so she could be with him forever. Secondly, Romeo and Juliet could not stop thinking about each other. When Romeo laid his eyes on Juliet, the thoughts of his previous love, Rosaline vanished and were quickly replaced by thoughts of only Juliet. Juliet felt strongly for Romeo as well, she would often talk about him when she thought no one was listening: Give me my Romeo; and, when I shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night
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