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Romeo In-Depth Analysis In popular culture the name Romeo has become nearly synonymous with lover Romeo in Romeo and Juliet does indeed experience an extreme pure and passionate love that is so intense that he kills himself when he believes that the object of his love Juliet has died The power of Romeos love however often obscures a clear vision of Romeos character which is far more complex In fact even Romeos relation to love is not so simple At the beginning of the play Romeo pines for Rosaline proclaiming her the ideal of women and is in great despair because of her indifference toward him As a whole Romeos Rosaline-induced emotional behavior seems rather juvenile Romeo is a great reader of love poetry and the portrayal of his love for Rosaline could be an effort to recreate the feelings that he has read about A good example of this is when he says Alas that love whose view is muffled still This love feel I that feel no love in this Dost thou not laugh In any case its very melodramatic and reeks with the adolescent notion of -no one understands what Im going through This is the only woman I will ever love- After first kissing Juliet she tells him you kiss by th book meaning that he kisses according to the rules and implying that while skillful his kissing lacks originality As for Rosaline it seems Romeo also loves by the book Rosaline of course slips from Romeos mind at first sight of Juliet But Juliet isnt just a replacement The love she shares with Romeo is far deeper more genuine and unique than the romanticized thoughts of love Romeo had for Rosaline Romeos love grows during the course of the play from the shallow desire to be in love to a profound and intense passion One must credit Romeos development at least in part to Juliet her calm and
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