Essay On Lust In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet instantly fell in love with each other when they met at a party thrown by Lord Capulet, Juliet’s father. Afterwards, they became madly in love and immediately begin planning their wedding. Romeo and Juliet had only known each other for a few hours until they suddenly claimed an eternal love for each other. Love is the feeling of a deep affection of warmth and devotion along with contentment over a person. On the other hand, lust is a strong feeling of a sexual desire for someone. Love is when you want to be with somebody because of their unique personality. Lust is when you want to be with them just because of their “good” looks. In the beginning of the play, Romeo and Juliet are in lust, because everytime Romeo described Juliet,…show more content…
Some people say that they experience this sentiment, but what they feel is not true love. True love is a feeling derived after you’ve known a person for a while and you’ve become emotionally attached to them. It’s not real love when you encounter someone and instantaneously decide that that person is going to be your definite “soul mate”. Romeo and Juliet made the decision to marry one another, even after the fact that they didn’t really know each other. In my opinion, couples should get familiarized with one another before making the “next” step. I make this statement because it’s best to know the other person as best as you can before marrying them, because if you move too quickly, you could be getting yourself into a relationship that’s not going to have a good outcome. Couples should date for a few months before making the commitment of spending their lives together for the rest of their life. I believe that there should be only one true love in everyone’s lives. Once the love of your life dies, the thought of you ever getting married again should never come to your mind. Even though your true love is gone, you’ll still love them as if they were still there. At the end of the play, Romeo and Juliet were in love, because they sacrificed their lives for the sake of love. After discovering that Juliet was “dead”, Romeo killed himself by drinking poison. Soon after, when Juliet awakened and
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