Essay on The Novel ' Night ' And ' Romeo And Juliet '

1363 Words Jun 1st, 2015 6 Pages
The novel Night by Elie Weisel is a novel that talks about Elie Weisel’s experiences as a Jewish teenager living in Europe in the holocaust and his life in concentration camps, Auschwitz and Buna with his father. The play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is a tale about two star-crossed lovers from rival families, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The story takes place in Verona, the two fall madly in love despite their family feud and they both die a tragic death. Juno is a film about a sixteen year old girl named Juno MacGraff that gets pregnant. At first, she doesn’t think twice about having an abortion, but she then decides to keep the baby and give it to a couple she found in the Pennysaver. Although the plot of each story is very different, they all demonstrate that love and friendship strongly affects someone’s decision making process because it can provide support in hard times and lead someone to make the right decision, but at times, it can also lead someone to make irrational decisions. This is seen in Night, when Elie decides to run after his father and risking his own life in the selection and pushes himself to stay alive, in Romeo and Juliet when the two starcrossed lovers lead each other to their tragic, untimely death by taking their relationship too fast and in Juno when she must sacrifice her reputation because of the love she has for her unborn child and her wanting to give him a good life and when her father supports her when she tells…

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