Theme Of Love In Romeo And Juliet

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Love is a subjective topic, differing in ever relationship people share with one another. These varieties are represented all throughout the play of Romeo and Juliet. Whether it be romantic or even filial, Shakespeare gives readers insight on all of the meanings of love that exist and what great lengths people are willing to reach to have it. In one way or another, each character encompasses a fixed interpretation of love for another of which can be from Romeo for Juliet, Juliet for the nurse, etc. All the love as well as hate the characters have for each other are the reasons why their story has endured and interests readers the way It does. The most prominent form of love in the play is that of the title couples. Their romantic love is developed throughout the entirety of the play and is not only affected by themselves but also other characters and their general feelings of hate towards either family. The couples amorous feelings for each other are shown in a way that tells readers how…show more content…
Though there are certain points in which their love became very strung out, as they could not come to an agreement as who Juliet was to marry. “ Day, night, hour, tide, time, work, play, alone, in company, still my care hath been to have her matched. And having now provided a gentleman of noble parentage, of fair demesnes, youthful, and noble ligned,,,and then to have a wretched puling fool, a whining mammet, in her fortune’s tender, to answer ‘I’ll not wed. I cannot love. I am too young. I pray you, pardon me’. But an you will not wed, I’ll pardon you!” (III.v.188-198). While the Capulets obviously want the best for their daughter, they do not display it well nor show any sense of empathy when Juliet refuses to marry Paris, a man she does not love. Their lack of support serves as another motive for her to act out and find any possible way to live happily with Romeo, who she truly
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