Romeo and Juliet Essay | Character Analysis of Romeo

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Character Analysis of Romeo

Summary: A character analysis of Romeo in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Romeo is portrayed as self-centered, vague in his language, fickle, and cautious yet passionate.
Romeo, one of the main characters in the play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, stands out as the emblem of youthful love, its disappointment, and its possibility for tragedy. His character changes throughout the span of the short five days, where he has experienced a lot and gets to know Juliet, who has greatly changed his life.

Romeo speaks indirectly, playing and twisting his words, making their meaning obscure and indefinite. He uses contradicting words, such as `O, brawling love, O loving hate, O heavy lightness, serious vanity! O, she is rich in beauty, only poor that when she dies, her beauty dies her store'. When Benvolio enquires whether Romeo is in love, he only answers ` Out-` not specifying the subject. When Benvolio suggests that Romeo is out of love, his reply was only ` out of her favour when I am in love'. Notice that...

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