True Love In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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By going from lust to love, Romeo and Juliet’s true love conveys Shakespeare’s message that love is stronger than hate. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet’s true love overcomes their families’ dislike for one another. The Montagues and Capulets, Romeo and Juliet’s families, have had an ongoing dispute that cannot be resolved. However, in certain situations, Romeo and Juliet had to look past this. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare writes, “But wherefore, villain, didst thou kill my cousin? That villain cousin would have killed my husband. Back, foolish tears, back to your native spring. Your tributary drops belong to woe, Which you, mistaking, offer up to joy. My husband lives, that Tybalt would have slain, And Tybalt’s dead,…show more content…
Romeo and Juliet talk to each other in such a religious and heavenly way that demonstrates the love they have for one another. In Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 5, lines 92-110, Romeo and Juliet first meet. Romeo and Juliet’s language between each other is very religious and sacred. For example, Romeo refers to Juliet’s hand as a “holy place.” The words they use to describe one another demonstrates the obvious connection they have together. In Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2, Romeo talks to Juliet in a very heavenly way. He portrays that she is nothing like anything he has ever seen on earth, she is not plain, she is heavenly, and the most extraordinary human being he’s ever seen. Romeo’s word choice explains his love he has for Juliet. Romeo’s love for Juliet makes him feel something he has never felt before because he is so passionate for her. In “Duplex Theory of Love: Triangular Theory of Love and Theory of Love as a Story”, Robert J. Sternberg writes, “ Passion. Passion refers to the drives that lead to romance, physical attraction, sexual consummation, and related phenomena in loving relationships.” Romeo and Juliet’s words suggest that they are meant to be together. This is because of the passion they have for each other, to say their feelings in such a religious and heavenly
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