Which Shakespeare lover doesn't know the famous words: "If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and beat love down. " These words are spoken when Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio first enter the stage. With just a few words you know immediately that Mercutio is skeptical when it comes to love.
Romeo and Juliet's relationship is based on lust because of how long they knew each other, their age, and their forbidden love. A relationship based on true love takes time to develop. The text states, “Now Romeo is beloved and loves again, Alike bewitched by the charm of looks”(Shakespeare 2.Prologue.5-6). Romeo and Juliet had just met and they were already bewitched by each other (2.Prologue.6).
He explains that love is opposite things, implying the internal conflict between his unreturned affection for the young Capulet woman and his depression. As they talk further of his problems, Romeo expresses, “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs; being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; being vexed, a sea nourished with loving tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall, and a preserving sweet” [1,1,197-201]. The young man tells Benvolio that love is melancholic and emotional, showing his romantic and sensitive personality after he told his cousin of his unrequited love.
Romeo is very fixated on love, easily heartbroken, and depressed. These traits are more obvious as Mercutio’s humor and his ability to be reasonable lighten the rather dark shadow Romeo carries. Mercutio’s line, “If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.” (I, iv, 27-28)
One of the main types of love shown in Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet is Unrequited love. In act one scene one of Romeo And Juliet, Romeo states, “ Out of her favor, where I am in love.” Romeo is talking to Benvolio about how Rosaline doesn’t love him, and in turn he is sad. This is Unrequited love because the love between Romeo and Rosaline is not mutual.
In Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 168 through 176 of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo struggles to define love. He uses statements like,"loving hate","heavy lightness", and "cold fire. " By "loving hate" Shakespeare means that Romeo loves someone that doesn't feel the same. "Heavy lightness" meaning that love is supposed to feel like your
Love or Lust? Love remains a beautiful concept. (Simple Sentence.) However, lust can lead to tragic events. The play, Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare consists of two teenage, star-crossed lovers, who fell in love and put their emotions over everything.
In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, young love frequently endures as not absolute and irrational. Particularly, Romeo inclines an infatuation for a fair lady and develops a love sickness for her elegance. Furthermore, Romeo assembles upon a different girl who he unwisely concludes to marry. At the beginning of the novel, infatuation overwhelms Romeo and he evolves into a lovesick person. For example Romeo always glares at a beautiful girl, Rosaline.
The thesis our group made is “In Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare shows that the power of love causes people to act rashly and illogically.” This is shown on many different occasions in the book. Whenever one of the characters falls in love with someone they go off and want to get married instantly. If they can not get married then they will get severely depressed and become suicidal. This can be seen when Paris says, “younger than she have happy mothers made”(I.ii 12).
In Shakespeare 's Romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, show they are in love in many ways, such as the fact that they are willing to die for each other. Romeo demonstrates part of this willingness when he says, “Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight. Let’s see for means. O mischief, thou art swift to enter the thoughts of desperate men!” (5.1.36-38).
Fake Love There is a difference between love and infatuation. In the Play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo claims Juliet is the woman he is helplessly in love with and is destined to be with. Although he may think that he loves her, his desire is captivated by her looks. Throughout the play, it becomes more obvious through Romeo's words, history, and knowledge that he does not know the loyalty of love. “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes” (Act 2, Scene 3, Lines 67-68)
Romeo’s Attributes and Flaws When Shakespearean Theater comes to discussion many minds immediately refer to the iconic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. It is a play that persuades the a person to think of one's own true love and the heart to indulge in the game that comes with the players. One of the main characters, Romeo, is a man that is complex and possesses a variety of attributes that highlight his flaws and strengths. At times he can be a very sweet and gentle lover, but one the other hand he can be a brash and impulsive young fool who makes questionable decisions.