A Comparison Of Love In Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare
In Act 1 Scene 1 page 10 of the scene play Romeo and Juliet we are drawn into a conversation based on Romeo’s perception of love.
"Then what an unfriendly friend thou art!
Grief of my own lies heavy in my mind,
Which thou wilt worsen, if you pile upon it
More of thine. This love that thou hast shown
Doth add more grief to too much of mine own.
Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs;
If satisfied, a fire sparkling in lovers ' eyes;
If thwarted, oceans filled with lovers ' tears.
What else is it? A madness most polite,
A bear in chains, a glistening swan in flight.
Farewell, my coz."
Romeo was sad because he was experiencing unrequited love.
He felt lovesick; he was in love with a girl name Rosaline who didn 't love him back. Romeo describes love as being doubled sided and that both sides are powerful, but together love can be a marvelous entity. A few other important lines …show more content…
we know Romeo is confused because he was experiencing unrequited love. He was in love with a girl who he not able to be with. Then he meets Juliet and instantly falls in love with her. Yet again Romeo places himself in a situation where he loves someone he not able to be with. This passage is import because it foreshadows Romeo 's eagerness to find true love. This is an ambiguous passage, William Shakespeare wanted us to be able to adapt to Romeo’s character. He wanted us to feel how he felt he wanted us to be confused and trapped just like Romeo and as the story played out would break free just as he