Stereotypes In Romeo And Juliet

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Stereotypes are one of the ways our world shows opinions. They show our likes and dislikes of different races, genders, and ethnic groups. Most stereotypes are directed at gender and this has been going on for a very long time. William Shakespeare even used stereotypes in his play Romeo and Juliet. Being a man there are some stereotypes that seem to go on throughout this play. Romeo shows some of the more popular stereotypes of our day. He shows that men have to be quick to fall in love. In the play Romeo and Juliet Romeo says “ O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright” ,meaning that she is so attractive that she ignites the fire of his passion. Romeo said this after he looked at Juliet for the first time. Another stereotype
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