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Romeo And Juliet Character Analysis

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“Without you, I am torn like a sail in a storm,” insists We the Kings in their song, “Sad Song”. Romeo is a Montague, Juliet is a Capulet, their families are enemies, but this won’t stop them from being with each other. During this time and age for women, their father’s would choose their husband for them, and they have to obey their command. However, Juliet doesn’t obey her father, and falls in love with a man named Romeo. Being separated for Romeo and Juliet only makes their connection fow stronger. In William Shakespeare 's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the two star-crossed lovers portray their love by protecting each other at any cost, choosing one another above all else, and marrying as soon as possible. For Romeo and Juliet, it’s important for them to protect each other at any cost. Romeo had just been banished for killing Tybalt, and Nurse is talking poorly of Romeo, but Juliet won’t stand for it, “Blistered be thy tongue for such a wish! He was not born to shame. Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit, for ’tis a throne where honor may be crowned. Sole monarch of the universal earth” (3.2.92-95). Although Juliet too speaks badly of her Romeo, she realizes that no matter what, she needs to be there for him. By standing up for Romeo at such a difficult time, Juliet is putting her foot down, and not letting the Nurse talk rudely of husband. Standing up for Romeo against her family is a bold move and Juliet isn’t afraid to protect his honor. On top of that, Juliet not
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