Romeo And Juliet Love Is To Blame Essay

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Have you ever pondered over the true meaning of love? According to the dictionary, the dictionary states love means “an intense feeling of deep affection”. In the novel, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet are in rival families who hate each other in a city called Verona, both lovers demonstrates deep affection for each other, so much affection that they would commit suicide for each other, which later dismantle the family feud. The theme of this novel is “Love is to Blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death”. Romeo and Juliet Love each other very much. Similarly, One night when Romeo and Juliet talk outside of the balcony Romeo says, “Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; but love from love, toward school with heavy looks” (II. ii lines 156-157). This indicates that Romeo and Juliet meet as eagerly as schoolboys leave their books, and R and J separate with sadness like when children have to leave their homes to go to school. Therefore, Romeo and Juliet love each other …show more content…
Therefore since both families hate each other, for example, in the beginning both families battle each other in the novel and Tybalt says “What, drawn, talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. Have at me coward!”(I,i lines43-47) Therefore, families can have animosity among each other as long as they want. However, Romeo and Juliet’s families have nothing to do with R and J’s love. In the beginning when Romeo went to the party and see’s Juliet after the party on the balcony, they fall in love with each other and Juliet says “O, be some other name! .….without that title”(II, ii Lines43-47) . If Romeo and Juliet hated each other then why would Juliet wish Romeo wouldn’t be named Romeo, but indicate something else and not of the Montague family. To sum up, hatred is the antonym for love, if R and J hated each other then why would they have a fondness for each other throughout the