Keeping the romance alive over texts is a huge challenge. We all know it’s hard to convey your true feelings over texts. But what if, literature’s biggest romantics could text instead of having to write long letters? Do you think they’d still be able to keep the romance alive? Would we still be quoting them and giving examples of their undying love?
What if Romeo and Juliet were using iMessage? A little odd to imagine, right? Well, we’ll make things easier for you. These guys at SparkNotes created these hilarious text reenactments of literature’s most passionate iconic plots. Turns out literature’s most prolific romantic heroes would create total texting catastrophes, given that they’ll be lots of cheesy attitudes and auto correct issues. These reenactments are a proof of WHY we’ll never be able to experience old-fashioned courtship in the 21st century. Scroll down to take a look at these funny texts from your favorite fictional heroes and watch them fail at romance like all of us.
“Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë
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“The Trickster Of Seville And The Stone Guest” by Tirso De Molina
“Romeo And Juliet” by William Shakespeare