The Importance Of Love In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Love in Romeo and Juliet was one short road of twist and turns. Romeo and Juliet 's love worked like clockwork. When it comes to them being able to see each other the time of the day was a big aspect. Romeo and Juliet’s love was only during the night hours and a fantasy during the day. The night and day sequence can sometimes be difficult to decide which one is more attracted to William Shakespeare, and his way of writing. With many of Romeo’s descriptions of Juliet, it would be easy to make the mistake of thinking that daytime would be most desirable for the two. But, most of their meetings happened during the night. When thinking of night and day which contradicts the setting of light and dark. When referring to light, it is often thought of as good. Then dark as bad. But, when it comes to…show more content…
Night time to the town is known for violence, crime, evil, and high chance of death. In the book by William Shakespeare, Romeo had feelings for a another woman named Rosaline. Which in the book he compares her to things that are involved with light, to where when he meets Juliet he compares her to the features of light hours. “It is the East and Juliet is the sun” (2.2.4). Romeo compares her to the East sun where the sun is usually where the sun is the most vibrant and beautiful. When comparing her to the East sun, he is really saying she is hotter than the rest. The brightness of her cheek would shame those stars, as daylight doth a lamp”(2.2.26). Romeo also compares the stars to her cheeks, but he shows he thinks her cheeks can outshine the stars like the sun outshines a lamp. “Her eye in heaven would through the airy region stream so bright that birds would sing and think it were not night”(2.2.24-6). Romeo talks about how her eyes during the night would shine so bright that birds would think that the light of her eyes were the beginning of the
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