Lust In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet say that they are in love and that they love each other. But they are actually in lust. Love is an emotion of strong attraction and personal attachment to someone. Lust is a very strong physical desire for someone. Lust is when all you really care about that person is a physical desire and only a physical desire. I believe that love at first sight isn’t real. It takes time to fall in love with someone. You have to get to know them before you actually fall in love. Love at first sight is actually just lust at first sight. It’s your want for that person that makes you think that it is love. Romeo and Juliet’s love isn’t real. They barely even knew each other and they claimed that they loved each other. A couple should get to…show more content…
If a father was to disown his daughter she would be okay. She can get a job. She can work and take care of herself. And she can be independent and make her own decisions on her life unlike in Shakespearean times. Life for the women in Juliet’s time was hard. Women were treated badly and with no respect . Now women are treated with respect and have the freedom to do whatever they want. Threatening suicide to a problem is very immature and not a healthy way of solving a problem. It is not healthy or mature because it could result in the death of someone or yourself. When someone is threatening to take their own life just so they can have things the way they want shows that they are very immature. And it's very childish to do such things. Friar Lawrence should have taken Romeo and Juliet’s threat to kill their self seriously. Because at the end of the story they both ended up killing themselves. The way you can tell when someone is making and idle threat or actually gonna kill themselves is if they show it. they may show it in the way they talk or saw that they say they are gonna kill themselves. It can be hard to tell if someone is actually suicidal but they can show signs if they are actually gonna kill themselves. Romeo and Juliet were suicidal but no one took then seriously in their threats to kill
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