Theme Of Obligation In Romeo And Juliet

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Obligation can be used to describe if a relationship is true love or infatuation. True love can be described by explaining how a couple can go against obligations to be with each other. This can emphasize their commitment and dedication. Romeo and Juliet can be used as evidence to this because it says, “His name is Romeo, and a Montague; The only son of your great enemy. My only love sprung from my only hate.” (Shakespeare 30) Juliet is obligated to regard Romeo as her “only hate.” He is a “Montague” and that categorizes him as her “greatest enemy.” Nevertheless, Juliet still identifies him as her “only love.” This represents true love because she is willing to go against her obligations to love someone her family despises. Her commitment
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