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Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Shakespeare’s theme about Romeo and Juliet is love. The message about love is that it is complicated. It is shown by Romeo trying to be with Rosaline and Juliet. Shakespeare shows love is complicated by Romeo and Rosaline. On page 909, “Ope her lap” Romeo wants to sleep with Rosalina. Romeo thinks that this is love but it is not. He will not be with Rosaline if he just wants that. On Page 909, “Teach me How I should forget to think!” Romeo is sad and depressed that Rosaline doesn 't love him. They both want to be together but for different reasons. Romeo thinks this is true love but it is lust. He is young and this also makes love complicated. Shakespeare shows love is complicated by Juliet. Romeo and Juliet can’t be together. They are from different families. If Juliet’s family finds out, there will be a war and Romeo will be murdered. They have to meet up in secret. This makes love complicated. On page 969 a quote from the nurse to Juliet also helps prove my point “Will you speak well of him that killed your cousin?” This makes love complicated because Romeo killed Juliet 's cousin Tybalt. Juliet could be unhappy with Romeo for this and run away from the…show more content…
Shakespeare uses personification to show love is complicated in Romeo and Juliet. On page 935 “But soft! What light through yonder window break! It is the East and Juliet is the sun”. Shakespeare compares Juliet to the sun. The sun is a star and Romeo thinks she a is a star. Stars can disappear from the solar system at any time even the sun. Juliet can disappear also if someone finds out about the relationship. Romeo will also be hunted down. This makes love complicated. Another piece of evidence to support my claim is. On page 934 “O speak again, bright angel, for thou art. Romeo is comparing Juliet to art. People have different opinions on art. Both of the family 's won’t like the relationship. They will fight over this, they do not like the art or Juliet. That makes love complicated for Romeo and
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