When the two characters initially meet they have a love and hate relationship without even knowing it. Romeo and Juliet are greatly influenced by the two households feuding that they were brought up in under the impression that they hate each other. The two lovers knew that they existed and hated each other just because of the feud. This was until they meet each other and got to know each other for what they really were. They didn't know each other by last name anymore but for what was inside. The two lovers realised that they have a love hate relationship when they find out what household they come from. Juliet expresses this in act 1 scene 5, line 137 by saying, 'My only love sprung from my only hate!'
This still doesn't stop the two lovers. As that they are in love with each other so much that it does not matter two them one single bit to them all they want to be is together. Still the two lovers would prefer it if the circumstances were indeed different. She wonders why the circumstances have to be this way and she wishes that she no longer be a Capulet or that Romeo no longer be a Montague. However she than realises that it doesn't matter what name a person has its what's inside and that definitely the truth no matter what Romeo name he would still be the same person. Juliet expresses this in Act 2 Scene 2 lines 45 - 49 ' So Romeo would, were he no Romeo call'd, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. Romeo doth thy name; And for thy name, which is no part of thee, Take myself'
The two lovers than decide to get married. Straight after that they have met. Romeo asks Friar Laurence to marry them. At first the friar isn't... [continues]
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