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Blooming Flowers of Love; Falling Ashes of Disintegration

Summary: A comparison of Romeo's love for Juliet with his love for Rosaline in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Romeo's expressions of love for both women are equally ardent, but the difference is in the love returned; his love for Juliet contains fondness, hope, and warmth, while his love for Rosaline contains sadness and regret.

Romeo's blossoming love for Juliet is remarkably similar to his once fanatical adoration of Rosaline. As a matter of fact, rough comparisons amid the two beams of love radiating from Romeo's heart suggest a mere repetition of love from a very impulsive and desperate young man. Indeed, from the audiences' standpoint, whichever girl can cling on to Romeo's heart and takes his breath away for a second instantaneously becomes a princess in his eyes, unsurpassed in beauty and dignity. As he silently eulogizes Juliet's beauty at the party, Romeo uses a series of florid metaphors to extract the essence from Juliet's exquisite prettiness, just as he had with Rosaline before he set his eyes on Juliet. "Oh, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/ Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope's ear...

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