Romeo And Juliet Irrational Hatred Analysis

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Have you ever done something so hateful you regret it and wish you can take it back. In Romeo and Juliet, the destructive effect of irrational hatred becomes apparent when the Capulets and Montagues highly dislike each other and constantly fight which leads to Romeo and Juliet not being able to be happily married and eventually take their own lives. One example of irrational hatred is when montages and Capitalist constantly get in fights in the streets. For example “Do you bite your thumb at us sir? I do bite my thumb sir.”(1.1.45-52). This shows that Montagues are just trying to cause trouble. To bite your thumb at someone means you don’t like that person and you disrespect them. Do to this a huge fight start in the streets between the servants. Another example is “By thee, old capulet, and Montague, have trice disturbed the quiet of our streets”(1.1.85-89;91-97). This example clarifies that this hatred between the Capulets and Montagues has cause the streets to be full of fights and no more peace throughout the city. The prince has a solution to this problem that if anyone was caught fighting in the streets that they would be…show more content…
This means that Juliet finds out that Romeo is a Montague. She knows that Montagues are hated and that her only love is hated by her family. Another example is “Prodigious birth of love it is to me that I must love a loathed enemy”(2.3.96-99). This demonstrates that she is mad that she is a Capulet and believes that this whole hatred between the Capulet and Montague are people overreacting and don’t know how to let go of a grudge. This divide between the Capulets and Montagues show efect the love of Romeo and Juliet so much that they have to get married quickly and in secret before anyone finds
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