A Name Is Simply A Name

September 23, 2011
By spaneitz SILVER, Glendale, Arizona
spaneitz SILVER, Glendale, Arizona
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For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” That quote spoken is a classic line that depicts how we should think. A name is just a name, nothing more. If a rose went by any other name, we would still love it by its smell or beauty. That is a prime example of Romeo and Juliet’s relationship in Shakespeare’s screenplay "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet."

Spoken by Juliet, the quote explains an intense connection between her and Romeo. The name Capulet and Montague tagged onto the end of their names meant nothing to them. Those words had no affect on how each felt about the other. From their first kiss on their first meeting to the dreadful day that both gave their lives for the other, Romeo and Juliet craved each other’s affection. They put everything they had on the line just to be together. With Romeo asking for Juliet’s hand in marriage and Juliet taking the vile from Friar Lawrence, nothing could and would keep them apart.

“With love’s light wings did I o’er-perch these walls, for stony limits cannot hold love out,” is another exquisite example of the connection between the pair of star-crossed lovers. This time spoken by Romeo, the quote portrays the feeling of needing to be with someone and not letting any obstacle come in your way. Both, Romeo and Juliet, proved to each other that the feeling portrayed in that quote is within the two of them. Juliet, who lied to her parents when she told them she was going to confession. Then Romeo, when he showed up at Juliet’s balcony even though he shouldn’t be in Verona. The feelings that Romeo and Juliet shared couldn’t be described as anything else. It was simply love.

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on Oct. 11 2011 at 12:03 am
AllieSlleW BRONZE, Phoenix, Arizona
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This has the potention to be such a good essay, it's just not quite there yet. Don't fret! All it needs is some editing and pre-writing. It looks as though your planning step was possibly missed in the essay formula, so I would suggest taking a few steps back and re-working it from there. However, with it being what it is, it's not too bad! I could tell what your point was without too much trouble, and they were pretty clear with some evidence to support them. Good job so far!


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