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Romeo and Juliet, True Love?

Summary: Discusses the William Shakespeare love story, Romeo and Juliet. Offers the opinion that Romeo did not truly love Juliet, but was in fact in love with love itself. Maintains that Juliet's love was pure.
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is presumably the greatest love story of all time. A member of two feuding families fall madly in love with each other. Against all odds, their love grows, overcoming obstacles such as secrecy, banishment, betrayal, and death. Both loves, Romeo and Juliet, are widely accepted as possessing a true love, but this is not so. Juliet truly loved Romeo, however he did not return that same love.

He fell love with Juliet because he was heartbroken. He realized that Rosaline would never love him back. He became demoralized over that, which shows that he is a shallow person. He was depressed, so he was more susceptible to falling in love. Benvolio knew that Romeo was dismayed, so he convinced Romeo to go to the Capulet party. Logically, Romeo would forget about Rosaline. Benvolio really cared about...

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