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Romeo&Juliet (9) ths

Romeo & Juliet (9) Shakespeare & characters THS

1. foil: a character who is used as a contrast to another character; have opposing or contradicting traits - Ex.Benvolio and Tybalt, Mercutio and Romeo
2. oxymoron: figure of speech that combines two contradictory (opposite) terms - Ex.brawling love, loving hate, feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire
3. allusion: reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, science - Ex. Cupid's arrow= love, goddess Dian's wit = chastity, Echo
4. couplet: two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme -example: last two lines of Prologue ("The which if you..); the last two lines of most scenes
5. sonnet: fourteen-line poem usually written in iambic pentameter that generally expresses a single them or idea; rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef gg -example: Act I Prologue, Act I, Scene 5 conversation between Romeo and Juliet, beginning of Act II
6. aside: words that are spoken by a character in a play to the audience or to another character but that are not supposed to be overheard by the others onstage - example: Romeo when he sees Juliet on the balcony ("Shall I speak at this?" Act II, scene 2)
7. alliteration: beginning of words- example: "I'll look to like if looking liking move." (Juliet)
8. prologue: an introduction or preface, especially a poem recited to introduce a play or act -example: beginning of Act I and Act II
9. conceit: an elaborate, usually intellectually poetic comparison or image; an extended or exaggerated metaphor -example: Lady Capulet compares Paris to a book - "Juliet is the Sun"
10. List Shakespeare's children. Suzana, Judith, Hamnet
11. Who was Shakespeare's wife? How old were they when they married? Anne Hathaway – 26 Shakespeare – 18
12. Where was Shakespeare born? On what day? On what day (not year) did he die? Stratford-upon-Avon, born: April 23, 1564, died on his birthday April 23rd.
13. Name Shakespeare's parents. What was his father's occupation? John Shakespeare – glover, tanner Mary Arden
14. What was the name of Shakespeare's first acting company? What did they change the name to later and why? Lord Chamberlain's Men Changed to King's Men to honor the new king (James I)
In Act 3 - MERCUTIO said... “A plague o’both your houses! They have made worm’s meat of me”
In Act 3 - NURSE said... “Stand up, stand up, stand, an you be a man. For Juliet’s sake, rise and stand.”
In Act 3 - FRIAR said... “There art thou happy. Tybalt would kill thee?
In Act 3 - ROMEO said... “More light and light. More dark and dark our woes.”
In Act 3 - NURSE said... “I think it best you married with the county.”
In Act 3 - MERCUTIO said... “Why the devil came you between us! I was hurt under your arm."
In Act 3 - LORD CAPULET said... “Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field.”
Which character is quick tempered and ready to fight? Tybalt
Who is Romeo’s cousin? Benvolio
Who talks to Lord Capulet about marrying Juliet? Paris
Who are the two families? Montague and Capulet
To which family does Romeo belong? Montague
To which family does Juliet belong? Capulet
Who does Romeo think he loves first? Why is that depressing? Rosaline and it is depressing because she doesn't love him back.
Where does this play take place? Verona, Italy
How old is Juliet during this play? 13
When Parris asks for Juliet's hand in marriage her father tells him thinks and says? Juliet is too young and Parris should wait two summers(2 years) and ask again.
What does Benvolio tell Romeo to do so that he forgets Rosaline? To find another girl/woman to love
Created by: THSENG3



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