True Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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There are certain instances in the play where the emotion of love is true, and the two people involved feel very strongly toward one another. The two young lovers Romeo and Juliet share a profound and intense passion of love yet transient. Love is described as magic: “Alike bewitchèd by the charm of looks” (2.Prologue.6). Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight at the Capulet’s feast as he says, “My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand. To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss (1. 5. 95-96), immediately establishes himself as a lover of extravagant proportions. Upon meeting Juliet, Romeo instantly realizes the artificiality of his love for Rosaline and his immaturity as a lover. Romeo has never seen a true beauty until this night.…show more content…
Their love is extremely intense that both characters are willing to sacrifice their family, friends, and even themselves, sometimes; they go against society, in order to fulfill their immediate desires. The lovers’ ultimate tragic deaths could also be connected to the social institutions that encompass their world or the strong personalities of Romeo and Juliet. Because Juliet is so in love that overrides her family’s hatred for the Montague: “Deny thy father and refuse thy name,” Juliet asks, “Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, / and I’ll no longer be a Capulet.” Sometimes, the young lovers are driven to defy their entire social world, especially families. This notion of what Juliet is willing to do for love gives readers a hint of the play’s dramatic ending. The passionate love between Romeo and Juliet is linked with violence and sacrifices of close friends: Tybalt killed Mercutio, who is trying to defend for Romeo. Because Tybalt is related to Juliet, whom Romeo truly loves; this wakened and softened his bravery during their fight, resulting in Mercutio
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