Romeo And Juliet Forbidden Love

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The most important theme depicted in Acts one and two in Romeo and Juliet is that of love. In the prologue Shakespeare introduces Romeo and Juliet as, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers” whose love was destined for destruction. For Romeo, love is complicated in nature because of his shift of emotions from one girl to another. Once he discovers his new love in Act II, Romeo and Juliet’s forbidden love is the driving force behind their actions and the events that take place. The first example of love takes place in Act I when Romeo is lovesick and acting strange according to his friends and family. Romeo is depressed because he is in love with Rosaline, but she does not love him back. Romeo’s unrequited love is what makes him sad and Benvolio
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