Romeo and Juliet Essay | Types of Love in "Romeo and Juliet"

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Types of Love in "Romeo and Juliet"

Summary: William Shakespeare addresses three types of love in "Romeo and Juliet": family love, unrequited love, and obsessive love. Family love is seen in the Capulets's love for their daughter Juliet; unrequited love is Romeo's desire for Rosaline who did not have feelings for him; and obsessive love is the feelings that Romeo and Juliet have for each other.
Love is a word that has various meanings. In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet there are three kinds of love that are shown. There is the love between Juliet and her parents, the love shown through the separate romances of Romeo and Paris, and the love of the main characters, Romeo and Juliet. In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the characters reveal three kinds of love, family love, unrequited love, and obsessive love.

Family love is one of the kinds of love that Shakespeare expressed in the play of Romeo and Juliet. The parental love of the Capulets to their daughter Juliet is expressed in the play. In a time of arranged marriages, the Capulets want Juliet to marry Paris so she will be happy because she is financially secure; however, they ask her if she wants to marry Paris. This can be seen in...

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