Romeo and Juliet explanations

Prologue “Two households alike in dignity””Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean””A pair of star crossed lovers take their life” Sums up the whole book in 14 lines (sonnet)Tells the scene and what’s going to happenThe star crossed lovers will…

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Romeo And Juliet Quotes

That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet. Juliet->RomeoContext:Romeo snuck into the capulets palace and went to outside Juliet’s room right after the capulets party.Translation:A rose would smell the same as a rose even…

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Shakespeare facts + Romeo and Juliet

1. In what Warwickshire town was William Shakespeare, eldest of six children of John and Mary (Arden) Shakespeare, born? William Shakespeare was born in the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon. 2. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616. On what date was…

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Romeo and Juliet literary terms

Alliteration Repetition of initial consonant sounds. Usually gives emphasis, imitates sound, or gives musical effect. Ex. “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes; a pair of star cross’d lovers take their life.” Allusion Reference to a well-known person,…

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 4

What job will Romeo do at the masque? Judge the other ladies What’s Romeo’s excuse for not dancing at the party? A soul of lead Mercutio says that Romeo is stuck in the mud of what? Love Queen Mab the…

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Romeo and Juliet vocabulary definitions

augment to increase or intensify adversary enemy chaste decent, pure forfeit penalty or to lose grievance grounds for resentment pernicious harmful, lethal warrant to give adequate reasons for purge cleanse, forgive solemnity character or style of being formal conjure to…

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Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

Disparagement (noun) a communication that belittles somebody or somethingsynonym: degradationex: When Prince William married Catherine Middleton, there was some disparagement by the public of her non-royal background. Enmity (noun) hatred towards someonesynonym: animosity ex: With great popularity brings bitter enmity…

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