Similarities Between Romeo And Juliet And Pyramus

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The story Pyramus and Thisbe had many similarities and differences to the story The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. To start, Pyramus and Thisbe, written by Ovid, was about how the two lovers could not be together because of a literal wall created by their feuding families. Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, showed two children that wanted to be together, even though their parents refused to let them because of their feud. As you can see, the two stories have many similarities, but also a few differences. The characters of the two stories are love struck and will do anything to be with the other. One way that the two stories are a lot alike is that the characters shared many common interests. They both believed that love should not be forbidden by anyone, even their parents. They would do anything in order to be with each other. In the story Pyramus and Thisbe, the two characters talked with each other through the wall that separated them. When they had enough they decided to sneak out against their parents wishes. In the story, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet went to great lengths to be with each other, despite the hate their families shared, but in the end it got them…show more content…
In Pyramus and Thisbe, the story mainly took place in a relatively small town. Although the village was small, the buildings were built close together. There were not many characters in the story at all. “... in houses so close together that one wall was common to both(Ovid 488).” However, in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, there were mainly big towns with many scenes and areas around. There was tons of civilization in the story and many different characters.”Through fair Verona;find those persons out(Shakespeare 384).” The evidence shown proves that the settings were two completely different things. The next topic does not have many differences, though, as it is about the obstacles each character
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