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How Did Romeo And Juliet Break The Law

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When someone loses or doesn’t get the affection from the person they love, they often take extreme measure. In the text as Benedict states, “And when rejected, some people contemplate stalking, homicide,suicide. This drive for romantic love can be stronger than the will to live.”In act 5, scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo gets the news of Juliet being dead, so his plan is to join her in death. He tells the apothecary to break the law because it doesn’t help with anything. To relate to his situation, the law cares nothing about his love, and so he’s breaking it. Romeo buys poison because he knows he wouldn’t be able to survive without her. When we have lost the person we love there is a feeling of emptiness and a person feels as though they
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