Romeo: literature's greatest lover… or literature's greatest player? Sure, his name has practically become synonymous with true love forever but let's look at the facts:Romeo, you're in good company.They know is that Shakespeare makes lovesick Romeo (around 1595). Petrarch was a fourteenth-century Italian poet whose sonnets were all the rage in Renaissance England.Mopes around sighing dramatically, moaning about the fact that his crush wants nothing to do with him, and reciting cheesy poetry about some angelic girl who's got eyes like stars, lips like luscious cherries, and who fills men with icy-fire (passion).
- Romeo is moping around and philosophizing about love and hate because he's infatuated with this girl Rosaline and she's not interested in him.: At the party, Romeo sees Juliet from across the room and forgets all about Rosaline.
Poor Juliet. Not only does she end up dead, she doesn't get nearly the love that Romeo does.Juliet may be beautiful, but she's also much more than just a pretty face.Juliet, after all, who proposes to Romeo, not the other way around:Juliet starts out as a innocent girl who's dependent on her family and ends up a woman willing to desert that family to be with the man she loves—over the course of five days.
Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays