Mini Essay On Romeo And Juliet

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Mini Essay on Romeo and Juliet In the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare depicted many types of love into the story. After reading the story, I selected two types of love which had a significant influence in the story, and was worth writing a mini essay about. That is unrequited love, and parental love. The reason I chose them is because I wanted to write about the not so obvious ones, and I think people don’t put too much of an emphasis and pay too less attention on these two types when they read the play. Even though, Romeo and Juliet is primarily categorized to be based on romance, but these two types play an important role to develop the plot of the story. Unrequited love can be easily neglected when people read Romeo and Juliet, I will discuss how this love is evident and depicted in Romeo and Juliet, and how much of an impact it had in the story.…show more content…
That means it’s a one-sided type love. The beloved may or may not be aware of the admirer’s affections, and even if they are aware, the beloved do not love them back. In other words, it’s an unreturned love. Unrequited love has shown up several times in the story between Romeo and Rosaline at first, and Juliet with Paris next. Paris love Juliet, but Juliet refuses to marry him, even though her parents insist. In act three, scene five, Juliet tells the Lady Capulet that she will not marry Paris. “I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear. It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate.” Also when we were first introduced to Romeo, he was infatuated by Rosaline, who happens not to love him back and plans to become a nun instead. Romeo’s love for Rosaline is not reciprocated; rather she was just not interested in Romeo. “Why, such love’s transgression. Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast, which thou with propagate to have it

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