The Sexual Connection: Romeo and Juliet Essay

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Teens for the past five hundred years have always wanted a sexual relationship with the opposite sex. Romeo and Juliet were no different. In the beginning of “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare” Romeo is in love with this girl Rosaline. As soon as Romeo sees Juliet at the mascaraed bowl he claims he is in love. If he moved on from Rosaline to Juliet that instantly than he never loved Rosaline, he just liked her in a sexual way only, that’s probably the same with Juliet. He is still in love with Rosaline at this time but then completely forgets about Rosaline and moves on to Juliet as soon as he sees her. He doesn’t know her at all he just fell for her just by looking at her physical appearance. This fact proves that The …show more content…
Teens for the past five hundred years have always wanted a sexual relationship with the opposite sex. Romeo and Juliet were no different. In the beginning of “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare” Romeo is in love with this girl Rosaline. As soon as Romeo sees Juliet at the mascaraed bowl he claims he is in love. If he moved on from Rosaline to Juliet that instantly than he never loved Rosaline, he just liked her in a sexual way only, that’s probably the same with Juliet. He is still in love with Rosaline at this time but then completely forgets about Rosaline and moves on to Juliet as soon as he sees her. He doesn’t know her at all he just fell for her just by looking at her physical appearance. This fact proves that The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is in fact a lust story. Romeo and Juliet decides to get married to hours after they just meet, that is not enough time to decide to spend the rest of their times together. He didn’t even know Juliet until he kissed her at the mascaraed bowl. He was so heartbroken about Rosaline. He went so far as to saying if he sees anyone more beautiful his eyes are lying “then tears to fires; and those who, often drowned, could never die.” (Shakespeare 52) After proclaiming his love for Rosaline he spots Juliet at the end of the hall and completely forgets about Rosaline. He was obviously not in love with Rosaline so he can’t be in love with Juliet. Instead he lusted Rosaline but completely moved on and lust Juliet now.

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