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"Romeo And Juliet" Is Not A Love Story
Within seconds of Romeo and Juliet seeing each other for the first time, they claim to fall in love. Romeo and Juliet are actually not in love. This line proves how Romeo is attending the ball in order to see Rosaline, although Benvolio was trying to convince him to go so that he can look at other girls to really get over Rosaline. Beauty will die when Rosaline does, according to Romeo. With this, it is unclear to readers which of the two females is most beautiful and which of the two females Romeo truly loves. Romeo is obviously confused, and trying to forget Rosaline with Juliet whom alike Rosaline is a Capulet, and is beautiful.
The classic Shakespearean tragedy "Romeo and Juliet.
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Are Romeo and Juliet really in love?
Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. But do those believers notice the distinctions between love and lust? Romeo and Juliet were no different; they are not chaste little angels. Their speech in the play is extremely sexual at some points, with Juliet even at one point complaining she has yet to enjoy the rewards of marriage, in a blatantly sexual soliloquy. Now, that might be the attitude of a newly married wife who has known their husband for a while, but remember Juliet meet Romeo only the day before.
To others, this may be a strange point to make — does it not check all the boxes? In particular, the romantic and tragic aspects initially work in this play as distinct separate parts. From the get-go, I was ready to hate the play. However, with time, I was exposed to more Shakespeare, and I got a better hang of his style, his narratives and his importance; eventually, I even grew to LIKE his plays. So, what happened?