Theme Of Romantic Love In Romeo And Juliet

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In the story of Romeo and Juliet, romantic love is portrayed by different artists.

Love has the capability to complete someone or destroy someone; both things happen in the story of Romeo and Juliet. In the final scene, love tears both partners apart and ends in a beautiful tragedy. The play Romeo and Juliet, the ballet Romeo and Juliet, and West Side Story portray romantic love with different methods in the final scene, using dialogue, action, music, and choreography.

I. The play Romeo and Juliet Playwright: William Shakespeare uses dialog, action, A. The dialog
i. “Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on The dashing rocks thy sea-sick weary bark! Here 's to my love! Drinks O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die. Dies “ Scene iii ii. “Go, get thee hence, for I will not away.-- [Exit Friar Lawrence.] What 's here? a cup, clos 'd in my true love 's hand? Poison, I see, hath been his timeless end:-- O churl! drink all, and left no friendly drop To help me after?--I will kiss thy lips; Haply some poison yet doth hang on them, To make me die with a restorative. [Kisses him.] iii. “Yea, noise?--Then I 'll be brief.--O happy dagger!
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The actions in the play express romantic love the best because of the great sacrifices made. When Romeo kills Paris out of anger and defensiveness, it portrays how Romeo loves Juliet enough to kill off any threat to him when it comes to Romeo and Juliet’s love. Even though Juliet is dead, Romeo does not want anyone loving Juliet besides himself. Another action that occurs in the play and portrays romantic love is when Romeo kills himself after he finds Juliet’s dead body, and then Juliet kills herself over Romeo’s dead body when she wakes up and finds him next to her death bed. This action expresses how much Romeo and Juliet loved each other; so much that they couldn’t live without each
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