What is the evidence for love of family and honor in Romeo and Juliet?

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Devotion to family honor is an important theme in Romeo and Juliet. It is the principal source of opposition to the love of the protagonists. What is particularly striking is that the younger generation are even more fanatical about family honor than their parents. Capulet, at the beginning of the play, is prepared to take a tolerant attitude to Romeo 's presence at his feast; it is Tybalt who refuses to endure him, and it is to family honor rather...

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