The Love Between Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's Play

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The Love Between Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's Play

I think that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine, and that they are not merely infatuated with one another. I have come to this conclusion from the way that Romeo and Juliet interact with one another; such as their actions towards each other, and their language used while speaking. The prologue is what leads me to think that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine, because Shakespeare is informing us about them and their love for each other. There are also other parts in the play script which inform us of their love such as the initial meeting of Romeo and Juliet, and the final scenes of the play where the characters
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I do not believe this statement hence the title of the play is Romeo and Juliet. Since the prologue is telling us this information about Romeo and Juliet, there is no reason to believe that the love between them is not genuine.

In-between Acts 1 and 2, Shakespeare has written a chorus, which is fundamentally an intermission in the play, arising from Greek tragedy where a group of characters tell the audience what has happened, and what will happen. Therefore this should be true. The chorus is also written as a sonnet just as the prologue. The chorus contains various statements that prove the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine. Also the chorus answers the query the prologue has put forward that the pair of star-crossed lovers is not Rosaline and Romeo, but Romeo and Juliet. This can be proved because Rosaline has not been mentioned for some time, and also she is not discussed in the chorus, whereas Juliet is. The chorus contains aspects of love and fate, which can help prove my statement that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine love. Statements such as, "young affection," and, "love's sweet bait," proves that the love between Romeo and Juliet is true. Aspects of the prologue and the chorus match up, such as the aspect of fate are repeated twice. The prologue told us, "The fearful passage of their death-marked love," and the chorus tells
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