Romeo and Juliet Essay | Romeo and Juliet: Is It Lust or Love?

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Romeo and Juliet: Is It Lust or Love?

Summary: Romeo professes his love for Juliet, yet how can someone possibly love another after only knowing them for 24 hours?
In Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, the main character's name is Romeo. Born into one of Verona's most prominent families, he is a young idealistic man seeking love. Initially, Romeo's character is somewhat immature and confuses lust with love, but as the play progresses, we see a growth of spirit and emotion as he recognizes the true meaning of love. As the play opens we witness, Romeo's display of immaturity. He is frustrated and depressed over a woman who will not give herself to him. Almost immediately, his attention turns to Juliet and again Romeo falls hard. He acts impulsively when he decides to marry Juliet in less than 24 hours after meeting her. As Romeo's feelings grow from lust to true love he ends up killing himself for his beloved Juliet.

In the beginning of the play, we see Romeo depressed and...

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