pyramus and thisbe

Essay by sophialopezHigh School, 10th gradeA, October 2013

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Analysis on Pyramus and Thisbe

"Leaving the person I love in danger and continuing to live on is the same as being dead." -Hyuga, Natsume. Pyramus and Thisbe were a couple that preferred dying instead of living life without each other or considering that his or her beloved was in danger. Pyramus and Thisbe were deeply in love with each other, but could not be together for their parents had prohibited them from being with each other. The young lovers wanted to be together so badly and so they decided to run away together ignoring the demands of their parents. All bad choices are followed by consequences and that´s what happened with these couple. As they were running away a horrible creature appeared to Thisbe making her run while her scarf fell. The creature crabbed the scarf and left it in the ground. As soon as Pyramus arrived to the place where they had to meet, he saw the scarf full of blood.

He could not accept the tragedy and killed himself. While he committed suicide, Thisbe saw there was no more danger and decided to walk back to meet Pyramus. When she got there she saw Pyramus dead and grabbing on to her scarf. She could not accept what had happened and neither a life without him and so she killed herself. The myth of Pyramus and Thisbe is a tragic story but with important lessons. The tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe would never have happened if they had taken good choices and if they had not supposed things they thought were true.

Pyramus and Thisbe both decided to disobey their parents and ignore the consequences that would come after. They were so deeply in love with each other and thought the worse that could happened to...