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Love is Lust. Upon reading the play, Romeo and Juliet, readers could clearly determine the kind of relationship shared by the two main characters. Shakespeares famous tragic play shows the lustful relationship that transpired between Romeo and Ju

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ENG 1D1 June 7, 2010 Love is Lust Upon reading the play, Romeo and Juliet, readers could clearly determine the kind of relationship shared by the two main characters. Shakespeare's famous tragic play shows the lustful relationship that transpired between Romeo and Juliet. In the beginning of the story, Romeo found himself heartbroken from Rosaline because she did not have any feelings for him. After he laid his eyes on Juliet, he forgot all about Rosaline and started to fall in love with the former. Immaturity, inconsistent love, and attraction based solely on physical attraction explain the lustful desires shared by Romeo and Juliet. ...read more.

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Love disappears easily when you only think it is love. In the play, Romeo's feelings for Rosaline fades after he found out that she did not like him back. Romeo describes her as someone who "makes huge waste" (I.i.215) because she had no plans on having children with him. Romeo remarked that Rosaline is responsible for great waste, since her beauty will not live on and because he is only after sexual pleasures with her. Upon thinking of this thought, Romeo developed feelings towards Rosaline because of her looks. In addition to the comparison of ages, and the quick loss of passion for Rosaline, Romeo's physical attraction to Juliet is also a cause of their lust. ...read more.

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This is scenario is common with the youth on our society. The tragic tale of the supposed love story of Romeo and Juliet has demonstrated the true meaning of teenage romance that includes being young, lack of maturity and experience of being in a relationship, and having a huge sexual appetite. Being in love in an age of immaturity is not a good idea. Aside for the fact that it could distract you from your studies, unfortunate things may occur. Romeo and Juliet never had a relationship before they became a couple. They did not know what love really was because they were only after sexual intercourse. After reading the text, we could conclude that it was not love they share, it was lust. ?? ?? ?? ?? Do�a 2 ...read more.

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