Three Reasons For The Other In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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“Everytime I see you I fall in love all over again” (Johnny Cash), this was too true for these star-crossed lovers. Juliet was just fourteen when she married Romeo but it was common to marry young back then. Also, Romeo and Juliet acted very immature at times so they may not even know what love is. In Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet we know they love each other because of three reasons, they decided to kill themselves to each other, Loved each other to the point where it cured depression and brought happiness, and they are willing to go against the family for each other.

In Romeo and Juliet we know they loved each other because of many reasons. First of all, they decided to kill themselves for each other because they longed so much for each other. We know this because Romeo says,”Here's to my love!¨ (5.3.119) he then proceeds to drink. This means that right before he drank, he wished his last words to his love Juliet. Before he had found Juliet dead unknowing of the trick the friar pulled. He killed himself by poison just so he could be with Juliet in heaven. Juliet proceeds in saying, “ a cup closed in my true love’s hand? To make me die
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“That I must love a loathed enemy” (1.5.147). Juliet is saying, “why oh why do I love a hated enemy.” Juliet is in love at first sight and going against the family’s belief that the Montagues are horrible and vile nevertheless she is willing to love him even though her family might disown her if she does. Juliet is truly in love with Romeo if she is willing to risk her life and her family to love an enemy. Juliet also lied to their family to love Romeo including faking in agreeing to Lord Capulet to then drink the potion. This is a spectacular reason why Juliet and Romeo went against their family to love each other to the point where it is even argued they went over the

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