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Pyramus and Thisbe Study Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. How did Pyramus and Thisbe know each other?
  2. In what city do the young lovers live?
  3. How did Pyramus and Thisbe communicate before they decided to elope?
  4. What animal sparks the tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe?
  5. Compare and contrast the myth of Pyramus and Thisbe to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
  6. Who do you think is to blame for their deaths?

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