There are many situations in which either Romeo or Juliet endangers their lives in order to meet up privately while being fully aware of the consequences resulting from someone discovering their affair. One of the more memorable moments is when Romeo climbs over the stone wall to spy on Juliet while risking the chance of being seen and killed on sight by one of her kinsmen. In fact, both Romeo and Juliet are aware of the stakes that Romeo gambles with in order to see Juliet: “The orchard walls are high and hard to climb/And the place of death, considering who thou art/If any of my kinsmen find thee here” (2.2.63-65). This moment in the play allows Romeo to evince the measures he is inclined to take to even just catch a glimpse of her. He stresses his longing to be with her and even decl...
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...n this couple through the measures they take to benefit the other and also through the transformations that are unconsciously brought upon both themselves and the people that are present in their lives. Romeo and Juliet imperil their lives to have the opportunity to spend time together no matter what the cost is and put each other before their own families. As a wife, Juliet's loyalty regarding Romeo is constant and unwavering because she acquires her devotion off the tenaciousness of her love and is therefore able to stay strong even through her most difficult moments in the play. On top of this, Romeo's attitude towards life begins to change due to the authenticity of the couple's love. Given these points, Romeo and Juliet's love is irrefutably heartfelt and
Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
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