Consequences Of Love In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Love can be a strong word. Hate is even stronger. Strong words can either tear apart someone or make them stronger. The love used between Romeo and Juliet, was strong. It made some people stronger, but it also tore some people down. Love is something that can have a very significant outcome, but it can also acquire many consequences. Romeo and Juliet had many special memories. In order for those memories to have occurred, consequences had to come about. During the play, love drove the lovers to deny their social lives; their families, friends, and their ruler. Love can be a violent, ecstatic, and an empowering force that overcomes all other values, emotions, and loyalties.

Family. It’s what you were taught to love the most while growing up. Without it, someone is just someone; alone. Family makes you feel welcome, secure, and most importantly, loved. The Capulet and Montague families both consist of tight loving bonds. The two families fight to keep their families alive, happy, and together. They fight each other. With this competitive rivalry between the two families, Romeo and Juliet are faced with the biggest challenge they may ever see. The challenge to go against family. The love someone has for their family is very colossal, but the love someone has for their significant lover can be even more extravagant. “Deny thy father and refuse thy name, or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love. And I’ll no longer be a Capulet,” Line 34-36, Act 2 Scene 2. Juliet is willing to
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