Romeo And Juliet Essay Thesis

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Matti Wachalski
Mr. Bastyr
English 1, 1st Period
The Many Faces of Love Imagine your parents have the ability to choose who you marry, and they decide they want you to marry someone you don’t like at all. This person doesn’t have a good personality, you don’t like talking to them, and they don’t bring you joy. Now, simply because you cannot choose who you want to marry, you will be unhappy for the rest of your life as you are stuck with this person who you do not truly love. As humans, we crave social interaction and a sense of being loved. When we don’t have that, we become lonely. To feel loved, we often fall in love with people who don’t even know us, or we fall in love with …show more content…

While talking to Juliet about her marrying Paris, she says “So shall you share all that he doth possess/by having him, making yourself no less,” (Romeo and Juliet 1.3 93-94). Here, Lady Capulet is saying that if Juliet marries Paris, she will share everything that he possessed. She also says that by marrying Paris, she won’t lose anything. The quote proves that Lady Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris only because she will gain wealth and status from …show more content…

While professing their love for each other, Juliet says, “My love as deep; the more I give to thee/the more I have, for both are infinite,” (Romeo and Juliet 2.2 134-135). This love between Romeo and Juliet is mutual because Juliet says that she and Romeo’s love is infinite, as the more love she gives to Romeo, the more love she receives. This is mutual because, as Juliet says, they are both giving love and both receiving love from the other person, meaning that both people experience the love. After Romeo kisses Juliet, she says, “Then have my lips the sin that they have took, (Romeo and Juliet 1.5 110). Romeo responds, saying, “Sin from my lips? O trespass sweetly urged/Give me my sin again” (1.5 111-112). After kissing once, Juliet says that her lips now have the “sin” that Romeo’s lips had. To this, Romeo responds, telling her that he wants that sin back, meaning that he wants to kiss her again. Romeo has trespassed, as he has sinned, and he is now urged to trespass again, meaning he wants to kiss Juliet again. Their kiss is a sin because they shouldn’t be kissing each other. Juliet is part of the Capulet family and Romeo is a Montague, and these two families despise each other. In addition, Capulet and Lady Capulet get to pick who Juliet marries, and they don’t want her to marry Romeo, as he is a Montague. This love is freely

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