Characters: Pyramus and Thisbe (Protagonist) , Parents of Thisbe and Pyramus (Antagonist) Internal Conflict:Thisbe and Pyramus want to be with each other External Conflict:Man vs. nature, Man vs. Man Setting: Babylonia, Ancient times, Night time
Falling Action/ Resolution
Inciting Incident: They were forbidden love for each other due to their parents history. Rising Action: 1) Pyramus and Thisbe fund a crack between their house as an only way for communication. 2)They meet up at their spot and plan to meet at the Ninus. 3)Thisbe arrives and notices a lioness and fled the scene dropping her bloody veil. 4) Pyramus arrives and sees the bloody veil.
Symbolism/ Dramatic Irony
Pyramus assumes Thisbe was killed by the lioness. So, he kills himself.
After fleeing the accident, she arrives back from the cave and sees Pyramus hopeless body.Thisbe then kills herself. Resolution: There parents bury them together
Dramatic Irony: The readers knew Tisbe escaped the lioness, and was still alive. Symbolism: The wall that they communicate through in the beginning of the story represents separation.