Essay On Love In Romeo And Juliet

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“It seems to me, that love could be labeled poison and we’d drink it anyway”, says Atticus. This quote means that love can be dangerous, but we, as humans, are willing to take the risk in order to find happiness. This quote relates to Romeo and Juliet because Romeo and Juliet knew that there would be so many risks falling in love with each other, but they were willing to take those risks because they love each other. In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers whose love for each other shows, in the way, they are willing to die for each other, the way they forgive each other, and the way they are willing to leave their families for each other.
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). As a result of saying this, Romeo shows us that he is looking for a way to die in order to join Juliet in death, even though the audience is shown she is not really dead. By looking for a way to die, Romeo proves that Juliet is his one true love because Romeo chose death over not seeing Juliet ever again. Death cannot be undone and Romeo knew this, but he would rather lie next to Juliet forever than never lie next to her again. Since Romeo chose death
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