Romeo and Juliet

rhythm or meter what are you looking for when you scan a poem?
u / u / u / u / use the symbols of scansion to illustrate an iamb
line that has 5 iambs what is iambic pentameter?
10 how many syllables is in a iambic pentameter
5 how many feet is in an iambic pentameter?
aside a piece of dialogue intended for the audience and supposedly not heard by the other actors on stage. A remark made in an undertone so as to be inaudible to others nearby.
blank verse unrhymed iambic pentameter
classical allusion refers to a reference to greek or roman mythology
dramatic irony the contrast between what the characters know and what the reader knows
grave accent a mark (´) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation. Used to add an extra syllable to a word to maintain the meter of a line
Iamb a metric foot containing one unstressed and one stressed syllable (in that order)
inversion a change of the usual order of words or phrases
oxymoron a rhetorical figure in which incongruous or contradictory terms are combined
personification a figure of speech in which inanimate objects are endowed with human qualities
pun a play on words that sound the same but have different meanings
sonnet a poem containing 14 lines of iambic pentameter with a specific rhyme scheme
metaphor a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken as if it were something else. ex; you are my sunshine
simile comparing things using like or as
fray a fight, struggle, dispute
ere before
e’er ever
ne’er never
foe enemy
posterity future generations
adversary foe/enemy
enmity hatred
anon soon
1.1.7-18 Cite Act 1 Scene 1 Line 7-18
rapier sword
rancor bitter;hatred
metaphor “With purple fountains issuing from your veins:” (1.1. 79)
simile “It [contract] is… Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say ‘It lightens'” (2.2.119-120).
oxymoron “Why then, O brawling love, O loving hate” (1.1.170)
imagery “Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners’ legs, the cover of the wings of grasshoppers, her traces of the smallest spider web” (1.4.62-64)
alliteration “blind bow-boy’s butt-shaft” (2.4.15-16)
personification “Earth hath swallow’d all my hopes but she…”(1.2.14)
grave accent “I am too sore enpiercèd with his shaft” (1.4.19-20).
classical allusion “The shady curtains from Aurora’s bed,” (1.1.130)
iambic pentameter U / U / U / U / U /”But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? U / U / U / U / U / It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. U / U / U / U / U /Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon” (2.2.2-4).
pun ” I am too sore enpierced with his shaft/ To soar with his light feathers, and so bound” (1.4.19-20) “you have dancing shoes with nimble soles, I have a soul of lead/ So stakes me to the ground I cannot move.” (1.4.14-16)
inversion “Should I speak ill of him that is my husband?” (3.2.97)
couplet “The witch if you with patient ears attend, / What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend” (Prologue.13-14).
soliloquy “The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse…” ( 2.5.1-17).
sibilance “How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night” (2.2.165).
ababcdcdefefgg shakespeares sonnet rhyme scheme
benvolio i pray thee, good mercutio, let’s retire: the day is hot, the capulets are abroad and if we meet we shall not scape a brawl, for now, these hot days is the mad blood stirring
tybalt romeo, the love i bear the afford no better term than this : thou art a villian
mercutio ask for me tomorrow , and you shall find me a grave man
romeo oh sweet juliet thy beauty hath made me effeminate, and in my temper softened valour’s steel
romeo o, i am fortune’s fool
lady capulet i beg for justice , which thou , prince must give: romeo slew tybalt, romeo must not live
prince i will be deaf to pleading and excuses, nor tears nor prayers shall purchase our abuses: therefore use none. let romeo hence in haste, else, when he is found, the hour is his last
juliet take him and cut him out in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world would be in love with night, and pay no worship to the garish sun
juliet beautiful tyrant , fiend angelical! dove-feathered raven, wolvish-raving lamb! despised substance of divines show
juliet was ever book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? o that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous place
romeo heaven is here where juliet lives, and every cat and dog and little mouse, every unworthy thing live here in heaven , and may look on her, but romeo may not
nurse stand up, stand up stand and you be a man for juliet’s sake, for her sake, rise and stand; why should you fall into so deep an O?
friar lawrence a pack of blessings light upon thy back, happiness courts thee in her best aray, but like a mishaved and sullen wench, thou pouts upon thy fortune and thy love
paris these times of woe afford no times to woo
juliet it was the nightingale, and not the lark, that pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear; nightly she sings on yond pomegranate tree. believe me love, it was the nightingale
juliet o fortune, o fortune, all men call thee fickle; if thou art fickle , what dost thou with him that is renowed for faith? be fickle, fortune, for then i hope thou wilt not keep him long, but send him back
juliet now by St. Peter’s Chruch and peter too, he shall not make me there a joyful bride
lady capulet i would the fool were married to her grave
capulet and you be mine, i’ll give you to my friend; and you be not hang beg starve die on the streets, for by my soul, i’ll ne’er acknowledge thee nor what is mine shall never do they good
nurse i think it best you married with the county. o he is a lovely gentlemen! romeo’s dishclout to him
juliet ancient damnation! o most wicked fiend! is it more sin to wish me thus forsworn, or to dispraise my lord with that same tongue, which she hath praised him with above compare so many thousand time? go counselor, thou and my bosom henceforth shall be twain
paris now sir her father counts it dangerous that she do give her sorrow so much sway; and his wisdom hastes our marriage to stop the inundation of her tears
friar lawrence hold daughter i do spy a kind of hope which craves as desperate an execution as that is desperate which we would prevent
capulet now afore god, this reverend holy friar, all our whole city is much bound to him
juliet farewell! god knows when we shall meet again, i have a faint cold fear thrill though my veins that freezes up the heat of life
capulet death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field
capulet o son the night before thy wedding day hath death lain with thy wife
balthasar then she is well and nothing can be ill her body sleeps in capel’s monument, and her immortal part lives with angels
romeo noting this penury, to myself i said, and if a man did need a poison now, whose sale is present death in mantua, here lives a caitiff wretch would sell it him
friar john i could not send it-here it is again- nor get a messenger to bring it thee, so fearful were they of infection
romeo why i descend into this bed of death is partly to behold my lady’s face, but chiefly to take thence from her dead finger a precious ring, a ring that i must use in dear employment
romeo o give me thy hand one writ with me in sour misfortune’s book! i’ll bury thee in a triumphant grave
romeo death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, hath had no power yet upon thy beauty thou art not conquered, beauty’s ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks and death’s pale flag is not advanced there
friar lawrence come from that nest of death, contagion and unnatural sleep. a greater power than we can contradict hath thwarted our intents come, come away
montague alas, my liege, my wife is dead tonight
friar lawrence all this i know and to the marriage her nurse is privy and ought in this miscarried by my fault let my old life be sacrificed some hour before this time unto the rigour of the severest law
prince a glooming peace this morning with it brings the sun for sorrow will not show his head go hence to have more talk of these sad things some shall be pardoned and some punished for never was a story of more woe than this of juliet and her romeo

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