Originally Posted by christineparis
The character of Raoul was okay- but in my opinion, yes- he loved Christine but I do feel he only loved her cause he knew she one day would become a famous opera singer, he wanted to share in her fame so to speak!
I'm not so sure. Raoul came from aristocracy , his family was rich , I don't think he needed anyone else's fame.
Quite the contrary, I believe he was in high demand as a bachelor and many parents wanted their daughter to marry him.
Christine's social status was much below Raoul's.