Romeo & Juliet

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Joshua Flores
Ms.Godoy
English 9B
5/7/12
Romeo and Juliet

Throughout this story as Romeo and Juliet fell in love they were willing to sacrifice their families and rivalries to be together. A strong quote that backs this up is “O Romeo, Romeo, Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and Refuse thy name and I’ll no longer be a Capulet” (Scene 2, Act 2, Verse 33) This quote relates to the thesis because it shows how Juliet would deny being a Capulet to be with him from the balcony. In addition this quote explains clearly how much Juliet loved Romeo and how far she would go to be with him.

Tybalt wants to fight Romeo, but Romeo loves Juliet too much too hurt any of her Family. But Tybalt is determined to fight with Romeo because he despises Romeo for being a Montague and therefore they are enemies. In this quote it portrays how Romeo did not want to fight with Tybalt because he loved Juliet so much to harm any of her Family. “Romeo, the Love I Bare Thee can Afford No better term than this: thou art a villain./ Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee/doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting/: villain am I none,/ therefore farewell. I see thou knowest me not”. (Act 3, Scene 1, Verse 56) This quote shows how much Romeo love’s Juliet and instead of fighting with his enemy, he doesn’t even draw his sword. This quote is clear evidence from the book which shows how love can tame the strongest of rivalries which in this case is Tybalt and Romeo.

The Prince makes The Montague’s and The Capulet’s shake hands and make a truce because they had finally realized how stupid they were to not notice that they’re kids were in love with each other and that because of them they had died. This quote specifies how both families felt and how strong Romeo and Juliet’s Love was that it made both Families come to a Truce. “This Letter Confirms the Friar’s/Words-The course of their Love. The news of her death./ And here he writes that he bought the...
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