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The Role of Teen Sexuality in Romeo and Juliet

Summary: Discusses the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet. Describes how Romeo and Juliet's relationship is affected by sexuality more so than love.
Romeo and Juliet has been lauded for many generations as the greatest love story of all time. It is the tale of the two devoted lovers who are so deeply in love that they die for each other. Their relationship does not qualify as love however. Romeo and Juliet's attraction is purely sexual and nothing more. Through Romeo and Juliet's shallow grasp of love and Shakespeare's sexual humor, he has made Romeo and Juliet a play about two people who are little more than sexually attracted to one another.

The two naïve children are too young and immature to truly grasp the concept of love. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, love is "An intense emotional attachment." The night that they meet, they declare their love for each other. They barely know one another and they are already claiming to...

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