Romeo and Juliet Test: Acts 1 and 2

What is “Fiend Angleical” an example of? Oxymoron
Who says, “This, by voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy…” Tybalt Capulet
Who says, “If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of piece.”? Prince Escalus
Romeo’s “untimely death” speech at the end of Act I, Scene IV is an example of which literary term? Foreshadowing
Who is Romeo’s first love in the play Rosalin
How many civil brawls have there been between the Capulets and the Montagues 3
What is “The shady curtains of Auroras bed….” an example of Allusion
Pun Play on words
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
Simile a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid
Oxymoron a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
Personification the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
Foreshadowing be a warning or indication of something in the future
Sonnet a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
Allusion The act of making an indirect reference to something
Aside a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the pla
Blank Verse Verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameter.
Diction the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Duality Having two parts, often with opposite feelings
Iambic Pentameter a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed)
Juxtaposition The fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect
Monologue a long speech by one actor in a play
Indirect Characterization The process by which the personality of a fictitious character is revealed through the character’s speech, actions, appearance, etc.
Paradox a statement that contradicts itself
Rhyme Scheme the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
Soliloquy an act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play
What is a basic summary of Act 2 Scene i Mercutio and Benevilo look for Romeo after the party. They joke about conjuring up Rosalin to attract Romeo because they don’t know that Romeos in love with Juliet
What is a basic summary for Act 2 Scene ii Romeo and Juliet confess their love for each other and plan to get wed in the morning.
What is a basic summary for Act 2 Scene iii Frair Laurence notices Romeo hasn’t slept and assumed he was with Rosalin. Romeo asks Frair Laurence to officiate Romeo and Juliet’s marriage. Frair Laurence was shocked on how fast Romeo moved on from Rosalin.
What is a basic summary for Act 2 Scene iv Benevilo and Mercutio look for Romeo the next day after he visits Frair Laurence cell. Romeo and friends run into the Nurse and Mercutio makes fun of her. The Nurse asks what Romeos intentions are and Romeo promises he’ll be kind to her.
What is a basic summary for Act 2 Scene v Juliet gets impatient because the nurse has been gone for 3 hours instead of 1.5 and starts calling old people useless. The Nurse arrives backs and sends Peter to go wait st the gate because her and Juliet need to privately talk about Romeos responde. The Nurse is out of breath from her trip and doesn’t tell Juliet Romeos answer. This annoys Juliet but when she finally found out, she was very happy. The Nurse told Juliet that she nphad to go to Frair Laurence’s cell.
What is a basic summary for Act 2 Scene vi Romeo and Juliet meet at Friar Laurence’s cell to be married.

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