Question: Who was Romeos first crush?

Although an unseen character, her role is important: Romeos unrequited love for Rosaline leads him to try to catch a glimpse of her at a gathering hosted by the Capulet family, during which he first spots Juliet. Scholars generally compare Romeos short-lived love of Rosaline with his later love of Juliet.

Who does Romeo have a crush on?

83–84). From this reference, it becomes clear that Romeo is in love with a woman named Rosaline, and that she, like Juliet, is a Capulet.

Who does Romeo at first feel like is in love with?

Romeo is the only child of Lord and Lady Montague. When we first meet him, he believes he is in love with Rosaline, but then he meets Juliet at a party. They instantly fall in love and are married in secret the next day. The pair are separated after Romeo kills Tybalt and is banished.

Why did Rosaline not marry Romeo?

Rosaline has vowed never to give up her chastity and to remain celibate. Of course, Romeo finds this a terrible waste and he complains about it for several lines. It tells us that Romeo is quite a sensitive young man and that it is perfectly plausible that, after seeing Juliet, he falls in love at first sight.

What does Romeo Symbolise?

Since Romeo is in love throughout the entire play, I think an appropriate symbol for him is something that is symbolic of love. You could choose a regular, nothing fancy, Valentines Day heart. It is so symbolic of love to the point that the heart shape is incorporated into jewelry and candy.

What animal does Juliet compare Romeo to?

Romeo compares Juliet in act 1, scene 5 of Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet to both a rich jewel and a snowy dove. Both comparisons show that Romeo sees Juliets light and goodness, which will be crucial in his assessment of her after learning that she is a Capulet.

What does Romeo compare kissing to when kissing Juliet?

And palm to palm is holy palmers kiss. Romeos comparison of her to a saint quaintly encourages her to call him a pilgrim which is an apt title within the context of their tete-a-tete.

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