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Romeo and Juliet Love at first sight

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Love At First Sight Romeo and Juliet's love at first sight is a very passionate beginning to this play, but also very confusing to understand the true meaning of every line. Three components to help understand some of these lines are character, plot and irony. I think that nobody can help Romeo with his problems and that he has to always figure things out on his own. He has to try and find a way to move on from Roseline, and going to the Capulet's party could help him solve his problem. An example of this is when Romeo finds out Juliet is a Capulet, after meeting her and asking her nanny. "Is she a Capulet?" "O Dear account! My life is my foe's debt." ...read more.


There is also another literary device used which is a metaphor. This is comparing the pilgrim to the saint because a pilgrim is not very wealthy and a saint has lots of money and everybody looks up to the saints of the town. The Capulet's and Montague's are two rich and well-known families in Verona. The main Plot to these lines are Romeo and Juliet meeting at the Capulet's party, unaware that they are from different families (Capulet/Montague), but manage to find a lot of similarities between each other and quickly fall in love right as they made eye contact with each other. One of the biggest problems they encounter though is that their families hate each other, and want nothing to do with one another. ...read more.


Another example of the irony used is the Montague's and Capulet's are two wealthy, well-known families, which have a big "hate" between each other, and yet their two children have fallen in love with each other, behind their backs and soon plan to get married, and start a life together. Romeo and Juliet's love at first sight excites the audience to read on, find out their new adventures together and what happens with their families. Understanding the character, plot and irony of these lines, helps us to figuring out what happens in the play as you read on. I think that these lines were very touching to read (Romeo and Juliet's kiss) and how they interacted with each other, right after eye contact was made. Love at first sight is a wonderful thing to happen to two people, but most importantly, finding true love is the best thing of all in life! ...read more.

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