Romeo And Juliet: Can T Help Falling In Love

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Romeo would dedicate “Can’t help falling in love” by Elvis Presley to Juliet. The song repeatedly mentions the love that one person has for another. Similarly, the play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare revolves around the element of love. In the widely known balcony scene in Act 2, Scene 2, Romeo and Juliet, the two star crossed lovers confess their love to each other and planned to get married. Romeo says to Juliet,“How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night, Like softest music to attending ears!” Romeo is saying that the sound of lovers calling each other 's names at night is almost like music to his ears. Analogously, in “Can’t help falling in love,” a lover is professing his love to a girl. The song by Elvis Presley contains…show more content…
Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.” Juliet is saying that she wishes Romeo was not a Montague, for then she could marry him. She is asking for him to forget about his status and honor and if he won’t then if he professes his love for her then she will give up her honor as a Capulet. In “Can’t help falling in love” Elvis sings about how his love is a “sin”, likewise, in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are both considered sinners for falling in love with each other. In the opening of “Can’t help falling in love”, Elvis sings “Wise men say Only fools rush in.” In Act 2, Scene 3 of Shakespeare 's most famous play to date, Romeo is revealing his love for Juliet to Friar Lawrence, a holy man who is well known and respected. The Friar said to Romeo, “Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.” After seeing how madly in love Romeo is with Juliet, the Friar agrees to secretly marry the two lovers in hopes that their matrimony will turn their families’ hatred into love. However, the Friar still thinks that Romeo is rushing into love with Juliet. In both Presley’s song and Shakespeare’s play, two people are deeply in love with each other but their love is considered a “sin.” Romeo would dedicate “Can’t help falling in love” by Elvis Presley to
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