The Consequences Of Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Have you ever seen someone and instantly fell in love with them? Well, maybe not, but in the story, “Romeo and Juliet”, the author ,William Shakespeare, shows Romeo and Juliet fall in love and get married within 24 hours of meeting each other. However they both come from opposite households with a grudge between them. Due to their age and immaturity they didn't think of the consequences that being in love may cause. In the story the author William Shakespeare present the idea that young love can blind you from reality and cause you to make rash decisions.
Romeo and Juliet both knew that being together was forbidden, but they still decide to continue the relationship without thinking of the consequences that may occur by doing so. In Act 1 Scene 5, Juliet is talking to the Nurse about Romeo. “My only love, sprung from my only hate. Too early seen unknown and known too late. Prodigious birth of love it is to me. …show more content…

Both Romeo and Juliet felt like they wanted to get married. In Act 2 Scene 2, when Romeo is talking to Juliet on the balcony. “Th’ exchange of thy loves faithful vow for mine.” When Romeo bring up the idea of marriage, they hadn't known each other for even a day. They both felt that getting married might be the solution to their problems, but being young and in love made them think irrationally. In Act 1 Scene 3, Juliet is talking to her mother. “How stands your disposition to be married.” And Juliet answers. “It is an honor I dream not of.” Only a few days before meeting Romeo, Juliet didn't want to get married but then she wants to marry Romeo after knowing him for only a day. This was because of the joy of love blinding her from reality, she wasn't thinking of what might happen, she just wanted to marry Romeo. All this ties back to the idea of the story because Romeo and Juliet make rash decisions because they found this new

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