Theme Of Banishment In Romeo And Juliet

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“Oh, my heart is breaking. Oh, my bankrupt heart is breaking.” (pg 159) In the novel Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare the couple goes through many obstacles that test their love. Their families have an ongoing feud that makes their relationship stay a secret. Their love story could also be known for having a destructive nature. For example, “Tybalt is dead, and Romeo has been banished. Romeo killed Tybalt, and his punishment was banishment.”(page 159) This shows that Romeo and Juliet love comes with a lot of baggage such as the family feud. Juliet is devastated that Tybalt died because he is her closest male cousin. Romeo’s banishment is something else stopping them from being happy. Romeo’s banishment is another way that shows
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