Similarities Between Romeo And Juliet And Kennedy

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“From Dallas, Texas, a flash (in wire-service parlance, the most urgent level of news report, outranking “bulletin”), apparently official. President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time.” Walter Cronkite. These legendary words were the first time anyone had heard that their great president was dead. This tragic day showed America and the world the flaws of their country and how things can change in a blink of an eye. The tragic shooting of John F. Kennedy, the fear it caused, the changes it made, and the flaws of many people can be compared to the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Fear was a part of both of these tragedies like any other tragedy. In both tragedies they were so afraid they didn’t know what to do next. In Romeo and Juliet, they …show more content…

In the shooting of Kennedy it changed the trust in the government completely. “The Kennedy assassination aftermath and the Warren Commission produced a major cultural distrust in federal government amongst most Americans from about 1965 to 2005,” said Policy.Mic. On the other hand, in Romeo and Juliet, they started to trust the Prince more because he said something terrible would come from this. In both tragedies, it brought people together, because they wanted to help each …show more content…

John F. Kennedy was one of the greatest presidents and he could have survived if the flaws of so many people weren’t in place. There was so much fear in both of these tragedies, and the fear of death was definitely great. The changes that happened changed not only the people directly affected, but people that were not even related to these tragedies. If these things would not have happened think of how those changes might not have happened. Flaws in people cause the tragedies that we know today and those flaws can cause so much pain and

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