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Romeo and Juliet

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In “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,” William Shakespeare has given the characters realistic aspects. People can relate to Romeo's immature and rash nature, can admire Juliet's growth to maturity, and can find that their teen love is very convincing. To start off, Romeo is very rash and immature, especially when it comes to love. When talking about their relationship, Juliet even said, “It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden.” Furthermore, Romeo was obsessed with Rosaline but soon became infatuated with Juliet. Friar Lawrence have said, “Young men's love then lies not truly in his heart, but in their eyes.” This aspect of Romeo is realistic because it is a flaw people can relate to. In addition, when pertaining to love, people can relate to Juliet's growth from being a naïve, dependent girl to a matured adult. When Lady Capulet asked Juliet what she thought of marriage, Juliet said, “It is an honor that I dream not of.” But after she fell in love with Romeo, she became more mature when it came to love. Juliet was the one who proposed the marriage to Romeo, saying “If that thy bent...
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