Comparing Letters To Juliet And William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Have you found your true love? William Shakespeare’s worldwide know play Romeo and Juliet has influenced many people to create their own point of view of this play. Some have created movies, such as Gnomeo and Juliet an animated love story of two gnomes, Romeo and Juliet 1996, and Romeo and Juliet 2013. These movies have the plot in common, two households against each other and two star crossed lovers from each house hold falling in love. However, Letters to Juliet is based on the play, but it has many twists unlike other films. This essay is going to be about the differences and similarities between Romeo and Juliet 1968 and Letters to Juliet. Letters to Juliet and Romeo and Juliet share the same setting. Most of the scenes happen in Verona, Italy. But, because of the film year the movies have different screen qualities. Also, both of the films seem to have the balcony scene in their own unique and romantic way. One of the most romantic quote in the balcony scene of Letters to Juliet is “Because the truth is, Sophie, I am madly, truly, deeply, passionately in love with you” (Charlie, Letters to Juliet). This quote shows how much he truly loves her.…show more content…
No one could stop the inseparable love between Romeo and Juliet, the long lost love of Lorenzo and Claire and the cheesy, romantic love of Sophie and Charlie. Letters to Juliet has also another theme, is that love doesn’t have an expiration date and that love is never too late. Love can happen any moment and it just never ends. Claire had promised to Lorenzo to run away with him because her parents didn’t approve her being with him, but she ran away. She came back after “Juliet” had answered her written letter 50 years ago. “Juliet”, Sophie had answered her letter like this “Dear Claire, "What" and "If" are two words as non-threatening as words can be. But put them together side-by-side and they have the power to haunt you for the
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