Romeo and Juliet – Mr. Mentz

(Act 1 – Scene 1) “Here is much to do with hate, but more with love,Why then,O brawling love, O loving hate,Of anything, of nothing first create!…” These contrasting ideas and feelings expressed by Romeo reveal that he is disappointed…

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Literary Terms for Romeo and Juliet

Deus ex Machina -Deus ex Machina literally means ‘god out of the machine (unrealistic ending) -In ancient Greek and Roman theater this god is introduced to resolve a complicated plot or conflict. Groundlings -The poorer spectators in public theaters that…

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Romeo and Juliet: Act2, scene4

Here comes Romeo, here comes Romeo Romeo, bon jour! There’s a French salutation to your French slop. You gave us the counterfeit fairly last night Good morrow to you both. What counterfeit did I give you? The ship, sir, the…

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Romeo and Juliet act 2 scene IV

Mercutio thinks Romeo is with Rosalie. Mercutio is worried about Romeo b/c hes so love struck. Tybalt sends letter to Lord Montague b/c he wants 2 fight Romeo. The nurse is looking 4 romeo. He is with his friends. Mercutio…

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scenes 1-5 Vocab

Disparagement Definition: to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak, bad, etc.POS: transitive verbSynonym: bad-mouth; depreciate Enmity Defintion: a very deep unfriendly feelingPOS: nounSynonym: antagonism; hostility Heretics Definition: someone who believes or teaches something that goes against accepted or official…

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Romeo And Juliet

The Basics -First performed in 1957, making it one of Shakespeare’s earlier works-Tragedy: The plot borrows from a tradition of tragic love stories dating back to antiquity, notably the tale of Pyramus and Thisbe. Shakespeare’s Language -Shakespeare’s language is considered…

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Romeo and Juliet act 3 vocab

perjure (v) guilty of making a false statement under oath S: trick A:confess minstrel (n) poet/musician S: performer, musician A: commoner submission (n) the condition of being submissive, humble. S: compliance A: revolt lament (v) to mourn aloud, regret strongly.…

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1

What is the main purpose of the Prologue to Shakespeare’s play? to set the scene for the play as a whole In Act 1 Scene I, who are Sampson and Gregory? The serving men of capulet 3.According to Prince Escalus…

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