Essay On Love And Hate In Romeo And Juliet

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The love between Romeo and Juliet broke the feud between the two families. The central idea of the play is the hatred between the families. The motifs of time and love versus hate in “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is developed by figurative language and imagery to reveal how the two feuding families come together from love. In beautiful city of Verona, a long-standing hatred between Montague and Capulet erupts into new violence. The citizens stain their hands with blood of fellow citizens. But Romeo the son of the Montague and Juliet the daughter of the Capulet become lovers and commit suicide. Which unfortunately ends the feud between the two families. They had and not so happy ending. In the beginning of the play, the motif time is revealing through figurative language. Romeo is not over…show more content…
By the use of figurative language. Juliet talks about how, things are happing so quickly at this point that Juliet remarks that she fell in love with Romeo before she found out that he was a Montague and her enemy. Such as “My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me. That I must a loathed enemy.” (1.5.7-10). Words Shakespeare use to describe then love of Romeo and Juliet is a kiss. In one example “Then move not, while my prayers effect I take. Kisses her.” (1.5.5-10). After that Shakespeare introduce figurative language once more time. Like when Tybalt and Rome was going to fight Romeo showed mercy because of his love for Juliet. For instance “This gentlemen, the prince’s near ally, My very friend, hath got his mortal hurt In my be half. My reputation stained with Tybalt’s stander. -Tybalt, that an hour hath been my kinsman! O sweet Juliet, Thy beauty hath made me effeminate and in my temper softened Valor’s steel!” (3.1.2-9). Continues with figurative language throughout the play. Also with
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