Love And Hate Quotes In Romeo And Juliet

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William Shakespeare wrote the tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet. The play is about two star-crossed lovers who happen to from feuding families that are filled with hate. The play is set in a city called Verona, it describes the problems and conflicts that happens when two children fall in love from hateful families. Shakespeare used the motif of love vs. hate in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is developed by an extended metaphor and a simile to describe how two people that loves each other, but their family doesn’t like each other.
In the beginning of the play the motif of love vs. hate is explained through similes and extended metaphors. The words love and hate portray sentiment, warmth, intensity, eagerness, hatefulness, hatred and distaste. The motif love was spreaded throughout the play. For example in the beginning Romeo talks about loving Rosaline and his passion for. He knew that he was way “out of her favour”. This statement showed that Romeo still had feelings Rosaline even if he knew she didn’t feel the same exact way about him. When Romeo starts to talk about Rosaline it’s actually the first time love is mentioned in the play.
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In one of the scenes Tybalt threatens Benvolio with distracting words. For example Tybalts says “ what, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word. As I hate hell, all Montague’s, and thee. Have at thee, coward.” He also shows his weakness or dangerous ways in Act 1, scene 5 when he see’s Romeo at the Capulet’s party. As soon as he saw Romeo he was ready to draw out his sword and fight him at the party. But eventually Lord Capulet, which only made his rage to fight Romeo enflame and want revenge, stopped him. “ Patience perforce with willful choler meeting. Makes my flesh tremble in their different greeting. I will withdraw, but this intrusion shall, now seeming sweet, convert to bitterest
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