The Cage Riva Quotes

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The Cage by Ruth Minsky Sender is a story about a family who strives to survive. Riva Minska, a young girl who lives in the ghetto must take care of her own brothers and find a way to stay alive. She is selfless and noble towards others which paves a bright path in her future. On the other hand, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about a pair of starcrossed lovers who fall desperately in love. Romeo Montague is a young boy who lives in Verona. His actions lead himself and others to tragic results. Romeo’s impetuous and selfishness give Romeo a spot in the hall of shame, while Riva’s selflessness, compassion and optimism towards others lands her a spot into the hall of fame. In the book The Cage, Riva has many brave qualities. She belongs in the Hall of fame because of her bravery and courage. Throughout the story, her family strives to live a better life inside…show more content…
Throughout the play, Romeo falls desperately in love with a girl by the name of Juliet, after his unrequited love for Rosaline. He truly belongs in the hall of shame because of his actions towards his family. First of all, Romeo meets Juliet at a ball and after only two days of knowing her they decide to marry. In doing this, he puts both his families in danger. In addition, he puts himself in peril which may lead to tragic consequences. Likewise, after Mercutio and Tybalt's death, he is banished to let the people repent the loss of the Prince. Both the Montagues and Capulets are punished as a result. The montagues can no longer see his own son, and the Capulets can not put Romeo to death for killing Tybalt. Secondly, after his banishment, he ruins his marriage with Juliet and stains his childhood joy. Furthermore, as a result of his foolishness and acting without thinking, Romeo commits suicide after not receiving Friar’s letter. Both Romeo and Juliet lay dead and their love for each other dies with
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