Examples Of True Love In Romeo And Juliet

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When Love is True True love is a defendable emotion worth personally sacrificing for. In William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet, the Capulets being revivals of the Montague family. In the late 1400’s, when the two families are fighting, there is a strict, no contact pact between the two families set by the Prince of the town they reside in: Verona, Italy. From meeting and marrying Juliet, illegally returning from Mantua out of exile to see his supposedly dead wife, and taking his own life to be in heaven where she appears to be, Romeo shows that he is truly in love with Juliet and that he is willing to do anything to be with her. Romeo’s heart drives him to make, at times, irrational decisions to be with his one true love. …show more content…

Arriving to the party with his friends, disguised in masks as to not reveal they are rival Montagues, the men find their way to the dance floor. It is there that Romeo spots Juliet from across the room, and he falls in love at first sight. “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! / For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” (I. v. 57-58) he proclaims out loud. Letting his heart take over his head, he subconsciously makes his way to her, where their lips press together like hands in prey yearning for a better future. However, the hope is to no

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