Romeo And Juliet Love Vs Hate Essay

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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a story known for being a tragedy and an incredible love story. However, is love more powerful than hate or is it the other way around in this story? Despite the violence and brutality of the book, you can find that love outweighs and is more powerful than hate in certain situations. Many examples can be found in the story and are not just with Romeo and Juliet together. Not surprisingly, Romeo and Juliet are the strongest example that love overpowers hate in the story. After meeting Juliet at the Capulet party, Romeo fell in love with her instantly. When he figured out that she was from the family he hated; the Capulets he did not forget about her, instead he visited her. He put aside his hate for…show more content…
Certainly, if their parents had known they would have never let it happen because they hate the Montagues. Juliet and Romeo and marry each other anyway because their love is so strong. Friar Laurence realizes that he can end the hatred between the two families if he marries them. Romeo and Juliet both Although Romeo and Juliet is a story of love, it is clear that there is much more hate in the story than love. For example, when Tybalt kills Mercutio Romeo is angry and kills Tybalt because he is filled with hatred. The reason that they even fight is because of a old dispute between the two families. This dispute is the cause of many fights between the two families. This long time dispute is caused by a mutual hate between the two families and is why hate is stronger than love in this story.
In conclusion, Romeo and Juliet is a story in which love is stronger than hate. The story has many examples where love is stronger than hate. In the end Lord Capulet and Montague end the dispute after Romeo, Juliet, and Paris die. Romeo and Juliet having so much love for each other despite being from families that totally hate each other is the main theme of the story and it is why I think love overpowers hate in Romeo and
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