Romeo And Juliet Love And Hate Analysis

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In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, love and hate share the same feature in that they are both senseless and mysterious. While at some points love may be the passion used to drive Romeo head over heels for Juliet, at other times hate may be the same passion used to drive Tybalt into murderous fury. Both love and hate can be at times blinding and become so compelling as an influence that everything else is frivolous and vain. Consequences may be ignored and lives may be lost in the process. Furthermore, there is a certain pollution that suffuses the city of Verona in the form of hate.
The never-ending brawl between the Montague’s and Capulet’s in due course encircles the lovers into conflict. Describing the initial scuffle between the
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The dual suicides from both the lovers portray the ultimate expression of their undying love for each other. Only through death may each be happily reunited and maintain the extensive bond between them.
The clash between love versus hate is especially represented during Romeo and Juliets first meeting. Once Juliet learns of Romeos lineage, she says, my only love sprung from my only hate (I, v, 139). This shows her families hate brought about her love; the two opposing forces are vital to each other and are ever so knotted. These ideas reinforce how hate may very likely transform into a blooming love, such as when Friar Lawrence speculates its purpose within nature and states:
For naught so vile that on the earth doth live But to the earth some special good doth give; Nor aught so good but, strained from that fair use; Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse. Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied And vice sometimes by action dignified. (II, iii, 17-22) Here, the explicit theme of the play signifies love as virtue good concept and hate as vicea bad topic. In the natural world, love may turn to hate when misapplied and hate into love by an honorable action. This balance of hate and love throughout nature indicates their ambiguity and insightfulness as two separate
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