William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

1102 Words Oct 18th, 2016 5 Pages
Shakespeare is one of the most famous play writers in history. Although he has written many different genre plays, one can see how it may be easy to compare and also contrast certain characters from each of his plays. For instance, Romeo & Juliet written by Shakespeare is a love story between two young individuals Romeo, and Juliet, who are from the Capulet and the Montague family. Since Juliet is a Capulet, and Romeo is a Montague, they both have to fight to be together because their families are considered enemies; however, just because their families do not get along, Romeo and Juliet still go behind their families ' backs to try to be together. Also, another play Shakespeare has written is All 's Well That Ends Well; now during this love story, Helena, who is the daughter of a poor doctor, helps cure the King who is ill. Now in return, the King tells Helena she can have the hand of any man she desires. She chooses the Count of Rousillion, whose name is Bertram. However, Bertram does not agree to this marriage and tries to do anything in his power to not be Helena 's husband. Even though Romeo and Juliet were considered "love at first sight", Helena and Bertram on the other hand, was a forced marriage. Although these two plays are about love, these four characters have similar commonalities, and also, on the other hand, many differences. The love between Romeo and Juliet can be argued that it is "love at first sight" or even "lust at first sight" since they are so…

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