Romeo And Juliet Lust Analysis

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Being in love requires two individuals to know each other very well and to have a deep connection. In the play, Romeo and Juliet, two characters feel lust and mistake it for love. I believe that Romeo was attracted to Juliet's appearance but didn't truly love her because he did not know her well enough and had not even got to spend enough time with her. In addition, Romeo proved that his love is false when he immediately goes from one girl, to Juliet. Besides rebounding, the couple shows that they are far too young and foolish for their “love” to be real. Other immature decisions made by the couple include; death, running away from home and getting married at such a young age. “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life” (I.P.6) is how…show more content…
When Romeo goes to a party he meets Juliet at he is still trying to get over a girl that he was so “in love with” and had been crying about. But, the instant he saw Juliet he “fell in love” and was over his past girl, Rosaline, like she had never existed. This comes to show that it was an act of desperation and rebounding. Right after Romeo sees Juliet he goes up to her and jumps right to it and ends up kissing her. Considering this, you can assume that the foolish teens were basing everything off of looks. They hadn’t even got to know each other well enough to know their families were enemies. True loves needs to form by getting to know each other very well and building a connection and these teens never got to know each other before taking things to a relationship. Besides the immaturity, the love proves to be false by the pace of the…show more content…
First off, Romeo was very straight forward when they met, “Did my heart love until now?” (I.5.50) Is what Romeo says when he first meets Juliet. He ends up touching hands with her and kissing her twice when they talked for the FIRST time. The following afternoon the speedy teens get married. They both said they were in love with before even getting to know everything about each other. In the story, Romeo ends up killing Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, and vanishing afterwards. Instead of Juliet being sad over her cousin’s death, she was sad about Romeo vanishing. Considering that she had only known Romeo for an amount of only days and she had known her cousin for her whole life, it shows she is foolish. She had cared more about her lover vanishing that her own family members death. I’d say that she was way too involved for only knowing someone for a short amount of time. Taking things too fast shows that the “love” they thought they were in was not real and so was the way they went about their
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