The Difference Between Romeo`s Love for Rosaline and Juliet

The Difference Between
Romeo's Love for Rosaline
and Juliet
By: Dheeraj and Christian
Love for Rosaline Quote 1
•"Out of her favour where I am in love"
Emphasises his love
Showing their relationship is weak
Only interested in her beauty
He knows that she does not have the same
feelings for him
Quote 2
• "A fire sparkled in a lovers eyes"
Fire symbolising passion
Talking about Rosaline's eyes
Sparkled' instead of 'Burned sounds nicer
glimmering/ shining
Romeo has a lot of passion, fire burning
from his heart, can be out of control.
Quote 3
• "A sea nourished with loving tears"
Comparing tears with sea
Massive amounts of tears
Being very emotional
word nourished cared for/ looked after
oxymoron comparing something big and
something small
Quote 4
• "Love is a smoke with loving sighs"
Saying lovers are blind to everything around
love is very unclear and not definite
smoke imagery for unclear
Love or Lust for Rosaline
• More lust than love
• Interested only in her physical features
• In love with the feeling of being in love
• The quotes show that its not a real
relationship because Rosaline does not love
him back.
Love For Juliet Quote 1
• "O she doth teaches the torches to burn
Describing Juliet's beauty brighter than
She stands out from the rest
Quote 2
• "Two of the most fairest stars in all the
Comparing Romeo and Juliet to stars
Religion is mentioned
'Heaven' foreshadowing death
They are young/innocent/naive
Quote 3
• "Did my heart love till now?...for i ne'er saw
true beauty till this night"
Questioning his emotions
Juliet changed his mind
Forgot about Rosaline
Fickle personality
Rosaline is nothing to him
Quote 4
• "It is the east and Juliet is the sun"
Comparing Juliet to the sun
Intensity of her beauty
Source of brightness/light
Love or Lust for Juliet
• Starts lust?
• Leads up to true love
• More emotional relationship
• Selfless love
• The first time they speak they have a
religious undertone leading to fate This holy
shrine, O then dear saint, and holy Palmer's
Comparing Juliet to a winged messenger of
Comparing/Contrasting the Two
• Beginning Romeo feels lust for Rosaline
• That when she dies, beauty dies he store
• When meeting Juliet, Romeo feels love.
• A rich jewl in an Ethiop's ear
• Moving too fast with love when with Juliet
• Too, rash, too, unadvised, too sudden, too
like the lightning
• In the beginning Romeo is interested in
Rosaline's physical features and complains
that hours are long but, when with Rosaline
time rushes past and becomes 'too rash, too
unadvised, too sudden, too like the lightning'
3rd Person View
• "If you love two people at the same time,
choose the second one because, if you really
love the first one you wouldn't have fallen for
the second one."
• -Johnny Depp
• THX 4