Love Story Research Paper

Essay/Term paper: Romeo & juliet - tragedy, love story or both

Essay, term paper, research paper:  Romeo and Juliet

See all college papers and term papers on Romeo and Juliet

Need a different (custom) essay on Romeo and Juliet? Buy a custom essay on Romeo and Juliet

Need a custom research paper on Romeo and Juliet? Click here to buy a custom term paper.


Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, is the tale of two
lovers who take their lives for each other when their love is hindered
by their feuding parents. After reading Romeo and Juliet, apparently a
tragedy, I would say that this story contains aspects of both a
love story and a tragedy. The tale of two teenagers who fall in
love at first sight and then marry, become true lovers and then
risk it all for their love cannot surely be all tragedy. However,
it is a tragedy, and has been called that for decades.

I will discuss with you what makes this story a tragedy, and
then what makes it a love story.
To begin, the family Montague and the family Capulet had been
locked in a feud for years, even so that their servants fought
on the street. This is the tragedy that sets off the train of
other misfortunes, and if these conflicts were resolved, none
of the further things I am about to mention would have
The tragedy of Romeo's love for Rosalind, she too was a
Capulet, and so that barred his love for her, although she also
did not love him.
Quite obviously, the misfortune of Romeo and Juliet's
forbidden love. This is the basis of the whole story. For two
people to love each other and not be able to show their true
feelings for each other is ultimately very frustrating. It's
"Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" style.
The tragedy of Tybalt's death. Another result of the family
fight, this was a tragedy for all involved, the Capulets and the
Montagues, because Romeo was banished from Verona.
The blight of the messenger not getting to Romeo in time.
Romeo just missing Juliet awakening is surely a tragedy. To me
this is one of the most frustrating things in the play, because
if he just waited two minutes longer...
And lastly, the death of Juliet. It is sad that she felt she had
to take her own life to be with the one she truly loved.

The first thing in this story which makes me say that it is a
love story is the falling in love of Romeo and Juliet. Some
people say they do not believe in love at first sight, but when
reading this scene anyone would find it hard not to believe in
The disobeying of their parents wishes is the beginning of the
love story, and the balcony scene in act 2, scene 2 is enough to
make anyone's heart melt.
Another thing which adds to the love story is the marriage of
Romeo and Juliet. Marriage is a big commitment, ('till death do
us part, believe it or not they meant it in those days, not like
us today ['till divorce do us part]) and to love someone so much
that you would want to marry them is surely part of a love
Lastly, to take your own life for your husband or wife is
definitely a sign of true love. To love each other enough that
you would commit suicide just to be with them after death to
me is the ultimate commitment.

So there you go. I am sure you can see that the tragedies do
dominate the aspects of the love story, but by no means does
this mean that they are not there. The world may call it a
tragedy, but I would say that it is both.


Other sample model essays:

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo & Juliet-The Tregedy Of A City

Is Romeo and Juliet's death a tragedy of two families or a tragedy of a city? In the following quote, W. H. Auden says, "The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet….is not simply a tragedy of two individu...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet Journal Act I: Hi. I am Roberto Montague, Romeo's cousin. This is the first of five entries to this journal. Many things happened today. Some of these things are that Sampso...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet - Banned Book Report

Romeo And Juliet Banned Book Report 1. Brief Summary of the Play The story is happening in the city of Verona, where two respectful houses, Montague and Capulet, are in rage for many years....

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet - Study Notes!

NOTES : * indicates personal opinion. Romeo and Juliet Prologue The prologue is written in the form of a sonnet. A sonnet is a 14 line lyric poem with an iambic pentameter rhythm and a set r...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet 2

Romeo and Juliet Love and HateIn Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote the story of two lover's Romeo and Juliet. The love of Romeo and Juliet was a great and unforgettable love. The two cross s...

Romeo and Juliet / ROMEO AND JULIET 3

RACISM TODAY "...Everybody jumped on him, beat the hell out of him... Everybody was hitting him or kicking him. One guy was kicking at his spine. Another guy hitting on the side of the face...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet 4

Romeo and Juliet Why was Romeo`s love for Juliet turminated. Fate or not? Well they met at the royal ball of the montigues until Romeo noticed Juliet. ...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet 5

Romeo and Juliet We just finished reading the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. In this play we are introduced to the tragic story of their forbidden ...

Romeo and Juliet / Romeo And Juliet 6

MIDTERM Romeo and Juliet: Act III, Scene V Act III, Scene V of Romeo and Juliet is significant for it is the most pivotal scene of this tragic play. Although prior scenes present extreme circ...

Privacy and Markets: A Love Story

49 PagesPosted: 7 Aug 2015Last revised: 15 Jan 2016

Ryan Calo

University of Washington - School of Law; Stanford University - Law School; Yale Law School

Date Written: August 6, 2015


Law and economics tends to be skeptical of privacy, finding privacy overrated, inefficient, and perhaps even immoral. Law should not protect privacy because privacy inhibits the market by allowing people to hide useful information.

Privacy law scholars tend to be skeptical of markets. Markets “unravel” privacy by penalizing consumers who prefer it, degrade privacy by treating it as just another commodity to be traded, and otherwise interfere with the values or processes that privacy exists to preserve.

This mutual and longstanding hostility obscures the significant degree to which privacy and markets assume and rely upon one another in order to achieve their respective ends.

For example, in a world without privacy, traditional market criteria such as price and quality can be overwhelmed by salient but extraneous information such as the political or social views of market participants. Meanwhile, imagine how much a government must know about its citizens to reject markets and distribute resources according to the maxim “from each according to his ability, to each according to his need.”

Conceiving of privacy and markets as sympathetic helps justify or explain certain legal puzzles, such as why the Federal Trade Commission — an agency devoted to free and open markets and replete with economists — has emerged as the de facto privacy authority in the United States. The account also helps build a normative case for political and other laws that enforce a separation between market and other information.

Keywords: law and economics, privacy, markets

JEL Classification: D4, K00

Suggested Citation:Suggested Citation

Calo, Ryan, Privacy and Markets: A Love Story (August 6, 2015). Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming; University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-26. Available at SSRN: or

Download This Paper Open PDF in Browser


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *