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The two movies Titanic and the modern version of Romeo and Juliet are in some ways two completely different movies On the surface it would seem like they have nothing in common what so ever However if you look closer at the two stories they are more similar then you would think When comparing the universal themes foils and the conflicts that took place in each movie you will find that they are not very different at allIn Titanic the two main characters Jack and Rose are from two completely different lifestyles Society their peers and their families say that they are not meant for each other and should never be together You will find that this is also true with Romeo and Juliet The Capulets and the Montagues are sworn enemies that always fight The two stories contrast each other because they both have foils or characters that are opposites of one another falling in love which is irony at its best The use of foils in both movies is part of the reason why they are so similar A very important similarity between the plot of Titanic and Romeo and Juliet are the conflicts in the story The conflict in both movies is that the woman is forced to marry another man while the woman is in love with someone else who she is supposedly forbidden to be with Rose is engaged to marry Cal Rose did not love Cal but she had to act as if she did and was going to be forced into marriage When Rose falls in love with Jack this creates a conflict that is all too familiar to Romeo and Juliet These two conflicts go hand and hand just as the two stories do Lastly the biggest example of parts of the two movies that make them similar is the universal theme In both movies you will
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