Examples Of Loyalty In Romeo And Juliet

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“My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite.” (2.2.140-142)
Throughout the tale of Romeo and Juliet, loyalty is shown in different ways.
The theme of remaining loyal when things get tough can be seen throughout Romeo and Juliet, through Romeo finds out that Juliet is a Capulet and remaining loyal to her , Juliet remains loyal to Romeo when she found out that he killed her cousin Tybalt, and Mercutio defending Romeo against the insults of Tybalt .
Near the beginning of the story, Romeo and Juliet fall in love without even knowing each other. However, when Romeo finds out that Juliet is a Capulet, his loyalty stays with her.
When Romeo finds out that Juliet is a Capulet he says, “Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life …show more content…

His loyalty for her is shown when he says “Can I go forward when my heart is here? Turn back, dull earth, and find thy center out.” (2. 1. 1-2)
He left the party knowing Juliet is a Capulet and still decided to turn back and visit her, his heart.
Romeo knows Juliet is from the Capulet family, his only “enemy,” and yet he is still devoted to her.
Another example of loyalty being portrayed in Romeo and Juliet is when Juliet finds out that her husband, Romeo, has killed her cousin Tybalt. At first she is angry with Romeo but remembers that he is her husband and decides to stay loyal to him even when it seems she shouldn’t.
She proves her loyalty to him by saying to the nurse “He was not born to shame. Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit, For ’tis a throne where honor may be crowned. Sole monarch of the universal earth.” (3. 2. 4)
In this excerpt from Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is telling the nurse that Romeo was not born to be shameful and that he deserves complete honor.
Oh, what a beast was I to chide at him!” (3. 2. 4)
Juliet then goes on to say that she was a beast to be angry with him, proving her loyalty lies with

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