Show Forcefulness Of Love In Romeo And Juliet

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How much can you compromise for love? Would you risk as much as Romeo and Juliet? The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, is a play about a girl and a boy that were forbidden to love each other because they came from rivaling families. The play begins with Romeo lovesick for another girl, Rosaline, but his friends bribe him to go to the Capulet feast and there he saw Juliet. He forgot about Rosaline and falls in love with Juliet. They kiss and after the party they talk at Juliet’s balcony. After that they both decided to get married, so they get married with the help of Friar Laurence but they did not have permission from their family. Right after the marriage, Romeo kills Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, and is banished from Verona. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, forces Juliet to marry to Paris but she…show more content…
Then she goes to Friar Laurence to ask for help and they make plan to fake her death before the wedding day. With the help of a few miscommunications multiple people die, including Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love by Romeo and Juliet disobeying their parents, committing suicide, and killing other people.
One way that Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love is when Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents. Throughout The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents multiple times. Two examples are when Juliet rejects marrying Paris and when Romeo and Juliet get married. When Juliet rejects marrying Paris, her parents get mad and tell her that she has to marry Paris anyways. “I pray you tell my lord and father, madam, I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, Rather than Paris. These are news indeed (III.v. 120-123)!” Juliet is saying in this quote that she does not want to get married to Paris. She would rather marry Romeo, which her parents hate, than marry Paris.
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