Love And Obsession Romeo And Juliet English Assignment

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Caught in a bad romance
Two teen lovers in love? Or gruesome reality of what love and obsession can do to someone…
Obsession can make you act irrationally, which can potentially end in dangerous consequences. This is what happened when two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, fall fatally in love with one another, followed with manifestations of fate bringing unavoidable death, conflict, tragedies, fights between religion and violence, all influenced by love and obsession…
Obsession is overpowering and seductive-
What is obsession? Obsession is the state of being obsessed with someone or something, ideas or thoughts that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind, someone who is obsessed can be overly attached and feels that they desperately need something. Romeo easily falls in love with women and gains obsession quick, his love for Rosaline faded away immediately after meeting Juliet. His love is fickle. In Act 2, Scene 3, Friar Lawrence states “So Rosaline, whom you loved so much, is so quickly forgotten? Then young men’s love lies not in their hearts but in their eyes.” This proves that Romeo falls in love and gets overly obsessed quickly just by looking at a certain someone, in this case it was with Juliet. Act 1, Scene 1, Romeo states “out of her...

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