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Romeo and Juliet themes of love.

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Romeo and Juliet themes of love "Romeo and Juliet" is a story of two lovers and a pair of households alike in dignity who are against each other which results in the death of four people because of the two families qwables. There are many perceptions witch change the story in many ways and can misled you in the play "Romeo and Juliet" Throughout the play there are many different themes of love, but the first is sexual love: "I will push Montague's men from the wall, and thrust his maids to the wall" (Sampson, act 1 scene 1 line 15-16) This show the theme of sexual love by using words like 'thrust'. It shows the little bits of love, without emotions and desires, but as a physical thing. There are also parts of the play witch show the theme of sexual love when Romeo and Juliet first meet: "O then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do" (Romeo, act 1 scene 5 line 102-103) ...read more.


Old Capulet has found a partner for Juliet and he thinks that Paris is the right one . "But thankful even for the hate that is meant love" (Juliet, act 3 scene 5 line 148) Juliet is not as interested about Paris as her dad is, but does not want to disappoint him. She says that she is grateful that he has tried to help her find a suitable partner, but Paris is not the one for her. During the Elizabethan years dutiful love was not uncommon. A theme which is not mentioned so much through the play is unrequited love. "Well, in that hit you miss: she'll not be hit with cupid's arrow" (Romeo act 1 scene 1 line 200-201) By the using words like 'she'll not be hit', it shows that Rosaline does not attempt to make any attempt in taking the love witch Romeo gives her. ...read more.


This links in with the theme of true love as Romeo cannot believe that he has stumbled across someone so beautiful. "My only love sprung from my only hate. Too early seen unknown, and known is too late" (Juliet act 1 scene 5 line 137-138) This is showing true love as Juliet has realized that she has fallen in love with an enemies of the family. By the use of words like 'only love' and 'only hate', The use of repetition furthermore shows the irony that the one she loves is the one that she should hate. True love was not a common thing in the Elizabethan era as many people married into families that were wealthy, This shows that there are many different types of love. people should be thankful that the Elizabethan era is not in practice in most races today and we are aloud to make are own decision In this era of free speech. AARON DOON 10BD ...read more.

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