Essay On True Love In Romeo And Juliet

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Can you fall in love with someone even if you have only known them for one day? Love doesn 't just happen overnight. How can two people be sure they are in love when they have only known each other for one day. In William Shakespeare 's “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” the two main characters do not model what true love is because they keep their love a secret, they only knew each other for a short time, and they act immature.
Romeo and Juliet do not show what true love is because they keep their feelings for each other a secret. In Act 2 Scene 2, Juliet says, “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? 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 (lines 33-36).” By this Juliet is explaining how her only and first love is her family 's greatest enemy. For this reason they choose to keep their love for each other a secret so that it wouldn 't cause any fights between the two of their
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One last reason William Shakespeare 's “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” does not represent what true love is, is because of Romeo and Juliet 's immaturity. We can tell that Romeo is immature because in Act 1 scene 2 Romeo says “ Not mad, but bound more than a madman is, Shut up in prison, kept without my food,Whipped and tormented (55-57).” This is how Romeo explains his suicidal feelings after Roseline broke up with him. Romeo was all devastated about Rosaline, but soon as he lays eyes on Juliet, he completely forgets about Rosaline and instantly falls in love with Juliet, this proves to us that Romeo is a player. Also, since Juliet is only just around fourteen years old, she has not even had a chance to meet other people or fully grow into her true self yet. Romeo is immature because he went from one girl then right to the next and Juliet is immature because she 's only fourteen years old and has not fully grown up yet. Because Romeo and Juliet are immature and young they don 't model what true love
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