Romeo And Juliet Character Analysis

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“Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disabled heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.” In the words of Henry Ward Beecher, he describes perfectly that young love though beautiful is quick. Henry Beecher’s words can be used to accurately describe how the love between Romeo and Juliet was never true love. From the beginning, Romeo and Juliet 's so-called love was nothing but infatuation and throughout the play, their feelings continued as nothing more than a corruption of love for they were blinded by quick and flighty emotions. Though the story of Romeo and Juliet is considered one of love, it is evident that the opposite is true based on the fact that they are strangers, they are dramatic, and rash. It is clear that throughout the play Romeo and Juliet have little to no knowledge about each other, therefore not only were they, strangers when they first met they remain strangers after. On the first day, that Romeo and Juliet meet they know nothing about each other or their situations as evidenced by this quote, “ ‘What is her mother?’ ‘Marry bachelor, her mother is the lady of the house...’ ‘Is she a Capulet? ...” The above quote is a conversation between Romeo and Nurse in where he asks who Juliet is and Nurse answers that Juliet is the daughter of Lady Capulet and Romeo is shocked by this news. It is obvious that though they have only had one conversation
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