Romeo and Juliet

"At the bottom of page 21, Romeo says that the fight between the servants has more to do with love than hate. What might he mean by this?"

Act 1 Scene 1

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He implies that love and hate are almost the same emotion; the members of the family hate the members of the other family while they intensely love their own families. Romeo can see little benefit to either the loving or the hating if it ends up in so much bloodshed.