Comparison Between Romeo And Juliet And Titanic

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Romeo and Juliet / Titanic ~ work in progress
In the play Romeo and Juliet, the characters were not supposed to marry each other; they were star-crossed lovers. Their love for one another was so strong that the rules could not get in their way for visiting each other. While Romeo was a Montague and Juliet was a Capulet, it was tough to sneak around to visit each other. They were ambitious to see one another whenever they have any spare time. A few days after they met, they asked Friar Laurence to marry them. However, Juliet’s parents did not approve. Capulet, Juliet’s father, screamed at Juliet and told her that she was to marry Paris instead. Juliet begged and begged for Capulet to change his mind, but he wouldn’t give Juliet his blessing to marry Romeo. Juliet did not want to marry Paris because she didn’t love him the way she loved Romeo. She asked Friar Laurence to bring her a sleeping potion so she wouldn’t have to go to the wedding. Once Juliet fell asleep, everybody thought she was dead. Romeo drank a
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In both stories, neither couple ended up happily ever after. In Romeo and Juliet, the plot was when Juliet kisses Romeo and stabs herself, dying. Everybody enters the room and the Montagues and Capulets finally end their feud. The plot in Titanic is when Jack dies while he is holding Rose’s hand. The setting in Titanic is on the Atlantic Ocean making its way to New York around 1912. However, Romeo and Juliet took place way back in the early 1590’s in Verona and Mantua. The conflicts between the two stories are along the same lines. The young lovers’ parents would not grant their approval over marriage, yet alone hanging out at all. I personally think Rose and Jack had it worse because they were trapped on a boat so they couldn’t go anywhere to leave their families behind. On the other hand, Romeo and Juliet could have left their fighting families and started a new, happy life

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