Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Study Guide

Juliet has mixed emotions, calling Romeo ‘damned saint,an honorable villain’. What is the relevant literary term? Oxymoron
Who says this to whom ” out, you green-sickness carrion! Out you baggage!”? Capulet to Juliet
Know Act 3’s references to graves and suicide. Shakespeare is preparing us for the play’s ending. What is the name of the literary device of planting hints about what will happen later Foreshadowing
Consider motifs in the play. You’ve marked motifs in Act 3 while reading. What are some motifs? Grave, eyes, and a plague a’both houses
What is it called when the audience knows something that characters don’t? Dramatic Irony
Fill in the 12 lines said by Juliet in Act 3 Come……….Give me……..Take……And he……..That all……And pay…O, I…..But not…..Not…..As is…..To an…….And…. Come, gentle Night, come, loving, black-brow’d NightGive me my Romeo, and when he shall die Take him and cut him out into 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 sunO, I have bought a mansion of a love,But not yet possessed it, and though I am sold,Not yet enjoyed. So tedious is this day As is the night before some festival To an impatient child who hath new robesAnd may not wear them, o here comes my nurse
Someone says “A plague a’both your houses!” Three times. Who says this and what does it mean Mercutio and he is cursing both of the houses
Dying, the person utters a shortened version of “A plague a’both your houses!” What is the shortened version Your houses
Find where eye is in act 3 Men’s eyes were made to look,and let them gaze; I will not budge for no man’s pleasure,I.
Who says ” I would the fool were married to her grave” Lady Capulet
Iambic pentameter Iambic- the stress falls on every even syllable Pentameter- 10 syllables
Soliloquy An act of speaking ones thoughts aloud
Topic sentence A sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it occurs
Thesis Is a statement in a non-fiction or a fiction work that a writer intends to support and prove
The honeymoon ends with a bird’s song. What two birds are discussed and why does it matter what birds sing? Nightingale and lark. The nightingale is the bird of the night; it sings its song while the moon is out. The lark sings in the morning when the sun is up.
Blank verse
“O, I am a fortune’s fool.” Who says it? Romeo
Much of what Mercutio says is difficult to understand, but he utters statements while dying what are they? “A plague a’both your houses!”
Who gives a long speech called a monologue in Act 3 with the refrain “There art thou happy”? Friar Lawrence
I call attention to elaborate word play (eye,aye,I) and at least one pun in Act 3 Say thou but ayAnd that bare vowel I shall poison more…….Or those eyes shut that makes thee answer ay

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