Essay on The Sweet Of Romance By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Sweet Embrace of Romance As F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, "There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice." This is considered one of the most romantic quotes in literary history, but what exactly is this romantic love that Fitzgerald speaks of? Romance can be commonly defined as a medieval tale based off legend, chivalric love and adventure, or the supernatural or a love story. These may be a few of the first thoughts a person will have when they heard the term romance, but romance is infinitely more complex and rigid with extensive details that are not stated here. Romance is not dead, as cynics of many ages tend to preach; Romance is the greatest show of mutual affection, and is the truest form of pure romantic love. Romance is an ideal in which true love is continuously reciprocated, each party is accepting of who the other truly is, and there is an interest present in both persons to witness the other’s growth and development. In a typical romantic relationship, both people are going to want to love, and be loved. A fantastic example of a constant, reciprocated love was showcased in the famous relationship between Romeo and Juliet, of the play Romeo & Juliet, by Shakespeare. The two citizens aforementioned, fall in love at a party, but they cannot openly be together as their families despise each other. Young, and in love, they schedule secret meetings with one another, and meet up often as they are able to. One day, amidst much chaos,…

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