Conflict Development in Romeo and Juliet, Part 6

Read the excerpt from Act III, scene v of Romeo and Juliet.Juliet: O! now be gone; more light and light it grows.Romeo: More light and light; more dark and dark our woes.How does Shakespeare use the motif of darkness? IT IS NOT as a reason for sorrow
Read the excerpt from Act III, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet.Juliet: Come, gentle night; come, loving, black-brow’d night, Give me my Romeo: and, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars,And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun. In this excerpt, Shakespeare presents the motif of night as avillain with dark brows. IT IS NOT holy place to worship.
Read the paragraph.Lara hesitated at the door. She confirmed the room number, comparing it to the schedule in her sweaty hands. With downcast eyes, she shuffled toward the teacher’s desk. Greeting the teacher, she timidly asked, “Spanish Two, Señora Garcia?”The underlined words reveal Lara’s nervousness.
Read the excerpt from Act III, scene v of Romeo and Juliet.Romeo: It was the lark, the herald of the morn, No nightingale: look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east: 10Night’s candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops: I must be gone and live, or stay and die. How does Shakespeare use the motif of morning? to show the certainty of fate
Read this excerpt from Act III, scene i of Romeo and Juliet.Tybalt: Romeo, the hate I bear thee can afford No better term than this,—thou art a villain. Romeo: Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee Doth much excuse the appertaining rage To such a greeting; villain am I none, Therefore farewell; I see thou know’st me not. Tybalt: Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries That thou hast done me; therefore turn and draw. What complication is introduced in the excerpt? Tybalt is trying to start a sword fight with Romeo.
Read this excerpt from Act III, scene iv of Romeo and Juliet.Paris: These times of woe afford no time to woo. Madam, good-night: commend me to your daughter. Lady Capulet: I will, and know her mind early to-morrow; To-night she’s mew’d up to her heaviness. Therefore farewell; I see thou know’st me not. Capulet: Sir Paris, I will make a desperate tender Of my child’s love: I think she will be rul’d In all respects by me; nay, more, I doubt it not. How does this complication contribute to the central conflict of the play? When the Capulets fail to consult Juliet, tension begins to build in her family.
Most complications unfold during a plot’s Rising Action
Read this excerpt from Act III, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.Friar Laurence: Too familiar Is my dear son with such sour company: I bring thee tidings of the prince’s doom. Romeo: What less than doomsday is the prince’s doom? Friar Laurence: A gentler judgment vanish’d from his lips, Not body’s death, but body’s banishment. How does this complication contribute to the central conflict of the play? When Romeo is forced to leave the city, his marriage to Juliet is strained.
Which statements about literary motifs are true? Check all that apply. A., C., D., E.,
Read the excerpt from Act III, scene v of Romeo and Juliet.Juliet: Then, window, let day in, and let life out. Romeo: Farewell, farewell! one kiss, and I’ll descend. [Descends.] Juliet: Art thou gone so? my lord, my love, my friend! I must hear from thee every day in the hour, For in a minute there are many days: O! by this count I shall be much in years Ere I again behold my Romeo. What conclusion can be drawn about Juliet based on her reaction to Romeo’s departure? She depends on Romeo and dreads life without him.

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