Romeo And Juliet Weaknesses

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“When love beckons to you, follow him, though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold, you yield to him, though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.” (Kahlil Gibran,1) Shakespeare tries to show that the love between two people can lead them through even the scariest of situations. In Shakespeare’s iconic Romeo and Juliet, the love Romeo and Juliet have drives them to face their fears. Shakespeare was born in April 23, 1564. He grew up to become an English poet, actor, and playwright. He was regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. A testament of how well he wrote was his story of Romeo and Juliet. This is a tale of two star-crossed lovers that end their families feud with their deaths. In the story the love the two have for each other seems to be just, but that isn’t so. While it is good to love passionately, Romeo and Juliet not only loved passionately but also desperately. The fears of their parents, life in feuding families, and the ridicule that they would get because of what family they’ve come from were totally cat aside due to the influence their love had on them. Even though love can be an amazing thing, it can sometimes blind one from the much-needed truth. The book Romeo and Juliet is based on the forcefulness of love, but what it fails to realize is that Romeo’s and Juliet’s love wasn’t forceful but blind. Now they weren’t actually blind, but they soon became morally blind in order to stay together. This doesn’t

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