Romantic Love In Romeo And Juliet

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Romantic Love
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has several different types of love present. Some of these types of love are, plutonic love, the love between friends; familial love, which is the love of your family; unrequited love, which is love that is one sided; and most evident in Romeo and Juliet romantic love, which is a passionate, strong, and sexual love. There are many ways these types of love are shown for example: Romeo and Mercutio share a plutonic love for each other, which is shown when Romeo avenges Mercutio’s death. Juliet and the Nurse share a familial love, the Nurse thinks of Juliet as her own daughter. Paris has an unrequited love for Juliet, Juliet refuses to marry him. Romeo and Juliet have romantic love, this is the most evident relationship in Romeo and Juliet, and the story revolves around it. Romantic love is found most often in Romeo and Juliet and modern day literature.
There are countless examples of modern day romantic love. In many different types of literature, Romantic love is present and is the main type of love in the story. The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, The Fault in Our Stars, and Divergent are some of the most popular book from this decade that have romantic love present. Romantic love can be present in all genres for example, these books are realistic fiction, fantasy, and Dystopian. The books revolve around the love of Peeta and Katniss, Ron and Hermine, Augustus and Hazel, and Tris and Four. In these modern love stories, there
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