Sternberg’s Triangular Love Theory Within Romeo and Juliet
Keywords:Love Theory, Triangular Love, Romeo and Juliet
The objective of the study was to find the types of love Romeo and Juliet using Sternberg’s triangular love theory, and also their relation to social and family relationship among the characters. This descriptive qualitative research used content analysis as the design. The result of analysis showed that there are seven types of love shown by the main characters of Romeo and Juliet. The companionate love is the mostly found love type (36 data) and the least type of love found is feeling of like (3 data). It is also found that most of the characters have family and platonic friendship within the play.