Romeo And Juliet Themes

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Don 't most people love romance stories that warm your heart? Shakespeare is a writer from the 16th century who wrote The Tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is about two lovers who come from different families that hate each other and, they try to find way to be with each other without their families disapproving of their love. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare uses his scenes in the play to show how two or more themes which are love, loyalty, revenge, grief, and forgiveness are explored during the same moments in the text.

In Act 3 Scene 1 the two themes that are explored are loyalty and revenge. Loyalty is explored because when Tybalt tried to fight Romeo, Romeo said no. “Tybalt - That thou hast done me; therefore turn and draw. Romeo - I do protest I never injured thee, but I love thee better than thou canst devise Till thou shalt know the reason of my love; And so good Capulet, which name I tender As dearly as my own, be satisfied. (62-67)” In this quote Tybalt is trying to fight Romeo. Romeo responds with I don 't want to fight you because I love you better than you
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Love is being explored in the lines “ O woe! O woeful, woeful, woeful day! Most lamentable day, most woeful day That ever, ever I did yet behold! O day! O day! O day! O hateful day! Never was seen so black a day as this. O woeful day! O woeful day! (49-54)” This shows love because the nurse is freaking out and saying how bad this day is because Juliet is “dead” and people would freak out like this when someone they love died. Grief is being explored in this scene in the lines “O child! O child! My soul, and not my child! Dead art thou, dead! Alack, my child is dead, And with that my child my joys are buried! (62-64)” and “Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change; (88)” This is an example of grief because Capulet is saying that all of his joys have been buried and he said that our happy times have now become our sad times because of Juliet 's
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