Comparing a Midsummer Night's Dream to Romeo and Juliet

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Comparing A Midsummer Night's Dream to Romeo and Juliet "Love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit; for if they could, Cupid himself would blush to see me thus transformed to a boy." Do you know who wrote this famous quote? He is William Shakespeare that is regarded by the majority of people to be the best playwright in all of history. He wrote many plays like A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet. These two works have a similarity in themes of love and farewell. However, there are many differences between A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet. These two stories can be distinguished clearly by types of play, assistants’ role, and main character’s personality. First of all, the biggest difference among them is types of play. A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy, but Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, characters love each other that Hermia loves Lysander, so does he, and Helena loves Demetrius, so does he. Although Hermia, Lysander and Demetrius were in the love triangle, and Helena loved Demetrius, each love was finally matched, so that story has a happy ending. On the other hand, Romeo and Juliet is tragedy that two of characters ended death by misunderstanding. Bringing to sad ending to Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare maybe wanted to show that though they love each other, it can be tragic ending. In these ways, the two of stories deal with love, but the endings are wholly different due to differences of types of
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