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Romeo and Juliet's Ideas about Romantic Love

Summary: In William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," the couple has immature thoughts about romantic love as shown in that they fall in love at first sight. Still, Juliet has the more mature view, realizing the love takes time to grow.
Romeo and Juliet are two young teens who come from two totally different living styles, yet they still share love for each other. Romeo and Juliet exemplify their inexperience and juvenile behavior by claiming they love each other only half a day after they met at a party. In Act 2, scene 2 as it appears from the beginning of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet both young protagonists are inexperienced and sheltered. However an examination of the language in this scene reveals that Romeo's view of love is romantic and unrealistic while Juliet has a more mature understanding of what love should be.

Romeo's inexperience is revealed when he does not take love seriously, acting foolish and adolescent. He claims he is in love with Juliet however; Romeo mistakes his sexual attraction to Juliet for love. What Romeo thinks is love is a semblance for trying...

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