Essay On Chicago Runaways

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In Romeo and Juliet, the two main characters kill themselves. In Chicago runaway teens the two kids do not kill themselves instead they run away and hide. The story of Romeo and Juliet is much different from the article Chicago Runaway Teens. “Thus with a kiss I die”(5.3.120). In this quote from Romeo and Juliet, the reader learns that Romeo has now killed himself and following him killing himself Juliet kills herself. In the article Chicago Runaway Teens they do not kill themselves, instead, they steal the mom’s black SUV and they drive all the way from Michigan to Chicago with 80$ and a couple of things that they could sell. In an interview with the girl’s mom, she says “Their six-month relationship was too serious”(Quigley). The kid's relationship had been going on for six months compared to Romeo and Juliet’s relationship that had been going on for two days. The relationship of the teens was much more serious they had been going out for a long time and Romeo and Juliet had been going out for two days and had already gotten married. They lived in a car together for nearly two…show more content…
“The missing Michigan teen runaways who fled together because they did not want to be sent to separate high schools”(Quigley). In this quote, the reporter says that the teens fled after finding out they would be sent to separate high schools. Unlike the story of Romeo and Juliet, the teens had a chance to get away because they did not have the troubles that Romeo and Juliet had. In Romeo and Juliet Romeo kills somebody and is forced to leave his home. In the article Chicago Runaway Teens they just leave out of nowhere no warning they just up and leave to Chicago without telling anyone. In the Article Chicago Runaway Teens, the parents were aware of their children's relationship unlike in the story of Romeo and Juliet. The children did not have to hide their
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