Narrative Essay About Romeo And Juliet

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By the time they’d made it out of the city, Juliet felt about ready to collapse. Both her mind and body had been run ragged, and she didn’t think she’d ever felt so tired before. She’d lived a sheltered life before she met Romeo. The Nurse would wake her near noon each day and she’d be served breakfast in bed, then would take her lessons with her tutors before joining her family for dinner, after which she was sent off to bed early (though her nurse often let her stay up, a secret well kept between the two of them). Her parents had spoiled her, treated her almost like a baby with how sheltered she was. She was not allowed out of the family estate unless accompanied by a guard, and as such, she’d grown up without anyone but her older cousin …show more content…
I can’t go on if you’re not here, I don’t think I’d last much longer on my own. Please, please don’t leave.” Romeo was nearly on his knees begging now. Juliet wanted to obey the twist of guilt in her gut that told her to take back her words, but she couldn’t give in to how pitiful Romeo sounded. She regretted ever meeting him, and even more, having ever married him. She had barely known him, so blinded by her infatuation for a man that was nearly still a stranger that she hadn’t bothered to slow down and take the time to decide whether Romeo was truly someone that was deserving of her affections. She’d already given up everything to be with Romeo, but she wasn’t about to give and give more of herself for next to nothing in …show more content…
He looked skyward and mumbled something about fate that Juliet couldn’t quite hear, but wasn’t sure she wanted to. It took a moment for Romeo to collect himself, and when he did, he stalked away with a hurt expression on his face. Juliet couldn’t even imagine how he felt, but this was all for the best. It was better for them both to go their separate ways now, as otherwise Juliet would have to pretend she felt things for Romeo that she didn’t to preserve her feelings, which wouldn’t be good for either of them. Juliet turned away from Romeo and walked off to where Tybalt was standing a few hundred feet off. She slumped down onto a rock, her entire form shaking with both relief and

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