Forbidden Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet are burdened by forbidden love and death is the only way they can be together. Their love is torn between the feuding families of the Montagues and the Capulets and death is the only solution to relinquish their lives for each other. Because of this, death is the hero while love is the villain. In Act I Scene V, Romeo says, “Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.” This quote shows how Romeo’s life is controlled by the feuding families and how it will be the death of him. Their love is hurting them more than it is helping them and this reveals how love is the villain because it is forbidden. Another example of this is in Act II Scene I where Juliet begs Romeo to go against
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