Compare Pyramus And Thisbe And Romeo And Juliet

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Have you ever desired to have something or someone so badly that you would do anything to have it? For example, in the movie Shrek, Shrek had a desire for Princess Fiona so badly that he did anything and everything to be with her. Well, when I think about love and what a person would do for love two stories come to mind, and they are "Pyramus and Thisbe" by Ovid and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. These characters in the story have many obstacles, barriers, and limitation that tried to challenge the love between two people. To begin with,"Pyramus and Thisbe" and Romeo and Juliet both had a hard time being in love because their parents didn 't approve or like the fact that their children wanted to marry a certain person. In Romeo and Juliet, both sides of the family didn 't want their child to marry outside the family. In the story of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo snuck out to talk to Juliet on her balcony. "They longed to marry, but their parents forbade"(947). The author expressing the parents didn 't approve of the person they want to married. The parents in "Pyramus and Thisbe" wouldn 't let them talk to each other or get married. The author says, "The star-crossed lovers whisper sweet nothings through a crack in the wall that separates their houses, until they eventually can 't take it anymore"(947). The author is expressing that the lover had a difficult with communicate but they found a crack and whisper sweet to each other to keep the love going . Both
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