Relationships In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet go through a lot since meeting each other. They are considered one of literature’s most exciting couples because they do whatever they can to be with each other. They also share a love that is one of the finest in all of history. Romeo and Juliet are truly in love with each other because they value their time together, they have constantly think about each other, and they are willing to sacrifice what either of them has to be together. First of all, Romeo and Juliet truly value their time that they have together. This is shown on page 404, line 33, where Shakespeare states,” O Romeo. Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” and on page 405 , line 66, where Shakespeare also states, “With love’s light wings did I
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For about every moment Romeo and Juliet are in love they are thinking about each other. This is presented to the audience on page 416, line one, Juliet says ,”The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse … half an hour she promised to return. Perchance she cannot meet him. Love’s heralds should be thoughts, which ten times faster glides than the sun’s beams.” This explains how how Juliet sends the Nurse to go talk to Romeo but the Nurse takes a long time to come back and Juliet slowly gets anxious. Also it shows how Juliet is nervous about what Romeo will say to the marriage proposal by saying that the nurse should be fast in delivering her message. Also Romeo dreams good dreams of love with Juliet. On page 467, line six, Shakespeare wrote,”I dreamt my lady came and found me dead and breathed such life into with kisses in my lips that I revived and was an emperor. Ah me! How sweet is love itself possessed , when but love’s shadows are so rich in joy!” This displays the way Romeo dreamt of Juliet as her true love and how that love brings happiness to both of their lives. Dreaming about Juliet proves that Romeo and Juliet are truly in love with each…show more content…
This can first be seen on page 404, line 50, where Shakespeare puts it,”Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptized; Henceforth I will never be Romeo.” This shows how Romeo is willing to sacrifice his own name just to be called Juliet’s love. Also, this shows that Romeo will do anything for Juliet as long as they are in love. Another case where Romeo or Juliet makes a sacrifice for the other is on page 475, line 161, where Shakespeare wrote,”Go get thee hence, for I will not away. What’s here? A cup closed in my truelove’s hand? . . . This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die.” This clarifies how Juliet is unwilling to leave her true love, Romeo, and would rather sacrifice her life to be with his than to live without him. Therefore, Romeo and Juliet would be willing to do anything for each
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