Lovers of Lust In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, is about two teenage children that fall in love with each other. Throughout the story, the young adults’ love is portrayed to be very powerful and intense. In many cases, love and lust can be confused with each other, and although these emotions are both similar, they are also very different. This was the case in Romeo and Juliet.
Love is a natural feeling that causes humans to do crazy and irrational things. For instance, in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the two main characters’ obsessive love for each other is the main cause of their downfall. Romeo, however, indulges in his passion much differently than Juliet. In the balcony scene in Act II, scene ii, of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is shown to be impulsive and immature. This is made clear in Romeo’s attitude toward love and his reactions to dangerous situations.
Healthy and successful relationships are based on a mutual respect, appreciation and a deep love rooted in trust. Most couples establish a sustainable relationship over a long period of time, rather than fixating on physical attraction and carnal desires. In truth, love is often mistaken for lust. In Romeo and Juliet, one can see the misinterpretation of infatuation for true love. Lust overcomes the couple’s actions and causes them to continuously make rash decisions without any consideration of the consequences.
Was it actually possible for Romeo and Juliet to fall in love? The answer is no. Romeo and Juliet were so young, and Romeo is getting over a breakup. They are both also looking for escapism. Romeo and Juliet were not in love because they barely knew each other, Romeo just got over a breakup, and they were both looking for escapism.
In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Juliet's persistently changing feelings toward Romeo after she finds out that he killed Tybalt show that she has trouble deciding whether to abide as Romeo's wife or to be loyal to her family as a Capulet. Juliet is going back and forth between taking Romeo's side or her family's side and says; "But wherefore, villain, didst thou kill my cousin? / That villain cousin would have killed my husband"(Shakespeare, 3.2.100-101). Juliet is having internal conflict to decide whether to be faithful to her family, or to her husband whom she is tied to in marriage. Juliet feels deceived because Romeo killed Tybalt
This play tells of how Romeo and Juliet fell in “love”. At the beginning Juliet tells us that she is against marriage if there is no love. After she meets Romeo she believes what is lust is truly love. This lust is what leads to their marriage, which Juliet proposes, and to their deaths. In the play Romeo and Juliet the playwright, William Shakespeare, helps us understand that lust is a violent form of love, by characterizing Juliet as someone who gives in to lust, thus leading to her death.
In a romantic comedy, two people will fall in love at first sight, with everything working out at the end. However, this is not possible in a tragedy. The tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare tells the tale of a couple’s forbidden love and how it leads to many consequences, which are caused by impulsive decisions. One consequence is the couple having to hide their love from their families and friends. Another is the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt.
William Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet” is about, two young people falling in love two different rivaling households. Having faced the utmost odds, Romeo and Juliet fall in love upon first sight, and pursue each other. However, while trying to be together, they make some unfortunate decisions that ultimately lead to the tragic end. In the story
Juliet and Romeo’s parents expect them to loathe members from the opposing family, so when Romeo and Juliet fall in love, they react by defying their own families. Juliet passionately tells Romeo to “‘[d]eny thy father, and refuse thy name. /Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn [her] love,/ [a]nd [she will] no longer be a Capulet’” (2, 2, 34-36), so she can solidify her approval in the scheme to ignore their parents’ wishes. Realizing the complication of their love due to their families’ hatred, Romeo and Juliet feel as though betraying their family is the only option they have in
To begin with, the grudge between the two families, Montague and Capulet, resulted in the children making their love discrete. It was clear that because of the feud, both families would not approve of the act. Juliet's father claims he will disown her if she doesn't marry the designated person who he deemed right to become her husband. He gave off the impression that he will disapprove of anyone else. The family riot has caused Romeo and Juliet's love to continue in secrecy which lead to foolish deeds and unfortunate death.
After Juliet’s party, Romeo sneaks into the Capulets’ garden to be with Juliet. She says that because they are of rival families, they cannot openly love one another. In response to Juliet, Romeo declares, “Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptized. / Henceforth I never will be Romeo” (2.2.54-55). Romeo vows he loves Juliet with so much devotion that he would deny his name for her.
Love, is an intense feeling of deep affection for someone. Lust, is a passionate or overmastering desire or craving. Many think that these two words mean the same thing because they both include deep feeling. For Romeo and Juliet, however, these two simple words were completely different. These two “star crossed lovers”, as the book called them, were not in love but in lust.
Romeo and Juliet, the story where two forbidden lovers take their own lives for the sake of love. Within this story Shakespeare shows multiple kinds of love that everyone experiences in life, and within this essay i will be talking about two. The two main types of love i noticed in Shakespeare’s story “Romeo and Juliet”, were Unrequited love and obviously, the main focus, romantic love. These two types of loves have their share of differences but surprisingly they have their similarities as well. The first type of love shown in Romeo and Juliet is unrequited love.
Romeo and Juliet: Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy composed by the English writer, playwright, and actor, William Shakespeare. It tells the story of two young star crossed lovers that meet against all odds at a Capulet party. Romeo and Juliet are not examples of true love because they were too immature, too problematic, and they had been experiencing only a shallow attraction toward one another.
William Shakespeare is known for his tragic plays, which includes the highly talked about Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet follows two star crossed lovers who are forbidden to love one another, due to an ancient grudge between their families. The two families still have a strong hatred for each other due to stubbornness , which causes the love between Romeo and Juliet to be forbidden. This forbidden love between the two causes them to act impulsively and ultimately leads to their deaths. However, they are not to be held responsible for these impulsive actions, the obstinacy of the all the family members is.