Romeo and Juliet

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When you love someone that you’re suppose to hate someone always gets stabbed in the back. Tybalt, Romeo, and Juliet have created a triangle full of love and hatred among the Capulet and Montague family, that later creates a deadly resolution in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare has created multidimensional characters that have both strengths and weaknesses. Romeo son of Lord and Lady Montague is impulsive and romantic when the subject is love. Young Romeo loves the fact of being “in love” with anyone. After Romeo’s breakup with Rosaline he was confident that he would never love anyone again until he saw Juliet. When the couple spotted each other they slowly found themselves in a corner by there selves. Before the two even get a chance to know each other Romeo makes the first move "'O, then dear saint, let lips do what hands do! (Shakespeare 1.4.1016).’" However Juliet hesitates towards Romeo’s gestures because she doesn’t know who Romeo is. Then, Romeo continues with his romantic statements and the two kiss. Although Romeo is romantic, he is also very impulsive. After meeting Juliet Romeo was in love after just breaking up with Rosaline. When Romeo talks to Friar Laurence he explains “‘Then plainly know my heart’s dear love is set On the fair daughter of rich Capulet’ As mine on hers, so hers is set on mine, And all combined, save what thou must combine By holy marriage. When, and where, and how We met, we wooed, and made exchange of vow, I’ll tell thee as we pass;but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us today, (Shakespeare 2.3.1030).”’Romeo is making rushed decisions upon his relationship Juliet when he wasn’t know her for along time, and doesn’t even know if his feelings are real for Juliet. Romeo is j... ... middle of paper ... ...ghts Mercutio Romeo comes in and tries to intervene in the two. When Romeo tries to interrupt the two Tybalt responds with“‘ Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford No better term than this; thou art a villain, (Shakespeare 3.1.1046).”’ Tybalt is explaining is hate for Romeo by calling him a villain, but yet the situation is ironic because Romeo is explaining his love for him and how they shouldn’t fight. Shakespeare has created emotional character’s that contrast with the other characters strengths and their flaws. Romeo is a romantic character that is impulsive with the fact of being in love. However Juliet is cautious with how she handles her love conflict with Romeo, but determined to be with him. On the other hand Tybalt is loyal to the Capulet family, yet vengeful to the Montague family. When you love someone that your enemies with someone will always get hurt.

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