Proof Of Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Proof, love exists My mother married her first husband, Joey, in 2007. At the time, my 5 year old self walked down the aisle with a goofy smile plastered on my face, as I tossed fresh roses down the grassy pathway. I first saw him walk through the barn looking door onto the dark purple tile, with his radiant smile and dimple on his right cheek. Ever since, he continued put up with my extreme difficulty, that progressed through my life as a sassy and persistent little girl. I did not see special anything in the eyes of my future step dad, but my Mom did. Even at the age of four, I knew my mom my mom had fallen in deep. At that time, I believed fate would lead us in a positive direction. For a while, I was right. They espoused two years after…show more content…
Nonetheless, they have differences in some aspects. Their love, never impetuous like Romeo and Juliet’s, did not start and finish within 3 days. Like Romeo and Juliet, they met at a party, they were “star crossed”, and their love was captured by fate and terminated due to their different paths. In the tale of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo states, “Every cat and dog and little mouse, every unworthy thing, live here in heaven and may look on her, But Romeo may not” (3.3. 30-32). Romeo shares his feelings about his banishment from Verona. Romeo’s ostracism from his hometown also results in him never getting to see Juliet again, because if he does he will be executed. Romeo appertains similar feelings as Joey might have. Although I never communicated with Joey about his approaching death, at some point he had to comprehend leaving the love of his life in a short period of time. As one may know after having to do so, saying goodbye is not simple. Romeo and Joey empathize with each other in a way that only experience can…show more content…
Juliet chose a much more harsh coping mechanism, “Oh, good, a knife! My body will be your sheath. Rust inside my body and let me die” (5.3.181-182). Juliet chose to stab herself when she saw Romeo dead. My mother did not harm herself when she developed into a widow, but rather chose to carry on with life. Juliet ran from her fate when she stabbed herself to escape pain. Although they possess some controversies, both stories undermine the concept proving fate is inescapable. Despite all rigorous rounds of chemotherapy, surgery, and love he was given, my stepdad’s soul could not escape the entrapment of cancer. Fate took the less fortunate half of him, he could not escape. I do not believe Romeo and Juliet 's utter stupidity led them to taking both of their lives so suddenly. I believe it was in the arms of destiny. Star crossed lovers took a literary meaning to me when I recognized the similarities between my parental guardians and the most famous love known to mankind. Stars in the sky have their own path, and follow it b. In these two tales, stars are crossed, but not aligned. If starts were aligned, everything would work out because the collision would be destined to happen. At this point, my mother knows her stars were not aligned with Joey’s. However she chose to continue and live in his memory. Furthermore, Juliet and Romeo never fully comprehended that their
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