How are the Capulets and Montagues alike?
They have the same social status
Where does the play take place?
Who do Sampson and Gregory first encounter in the city square?
Abram and Balthasar, of the Montagues
Who tries to discourage the battle?
Prince Escalus declares that the next time the families disturb the peace, they will pay
with their lives
Montague and Lady Montague are concerned about Romeo because
he is depressed
Capulet’s initial objection to Paris courting his daughter is due to
his daughter only being 13
What irony faces Capulet’s servant?
he cannot read
The servant approaches Romeo to ask
if he can read
The servant tells Romeo and Benvolio they may attend the party if
they are not Montagues
Benvolio suggests Romeo attend the party in order to
see if he might find another woman better than Rosaline
The first action Romeo takes at the dance is to
find out who Juliet is
When Tybalt discovers Romeo’s presence at the feast, he
wants to duel him
What does Juliet discover about Romeo through the nurse at the end of the scene?
he’s a Montague
Benvolio asks Mercutio to
help him find Romeo
Benvolio warns Mercutio that taunting Romeo will
make him mad
In Romeo’s opening speech in Act 2, Scene 2, he refers to Juliet as
Romeo claims he does not know what name he should identify himself by because
he is a Montague
Juliet tells Romeo not to swear his love by the moon because
the moon changes
Romeo confesses that he has come to see the friar because
he wants to marry Juliet today
Romeo claims his love for Juliet is different from his love for Rosaline because
Juliet loves him
When the friar says Romeo’s love “could read by rote, that could not spell,” he suggests
Romeo is playing the part of the lover but is not really in love
Benvolio and Mercutio are discussing Tybalt because
Tybalt has challenged Romeo to a duel
The nurse warns Romeo against
falsely leading Juliet on
What is Juliet waiting for at the start of the scene?
for news from the nurse
At the end of the scene the nurse finally reveals that Romeo will
marry Juliet in the friar’s cell
What will be Juliet’s excuse for leaving the house to go to church that afternoon?
she will be in confession
What advice does the friar give Romeo about love at the start of Act 2, scene 6?
The friar prays that the heavens will
smile upon Romeo and Juliet’s marriage.
The friar compares too-passionate love to
fire and gunpowder.
Juliet considers herself wealthy because
she has real love
demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables in verse form
the rythm of a poem
repetition of similar surrounding sounds occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs
a poet’s deliberate pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem or a stanza (ABAB, CDCD…)
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur close together in a series
when two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant sounds; similar vowel sounds in the word
refers to repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase, often takes place in quick succession
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things with the help of the words “like” or “as”
an idea or animal is given human attributes
an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis
successive lines in a verse (2)
the downfall of the main character (anything that includes)
speech that an actor delivered that not everyone hears
a type of dramatic work that is amusing and satirical
speech delivered by a character to himself, or to others in a lengthy form
where 2 characters or more are having a conversation
character saying his/ her thoughts, usually alone at stage, where the audience can hear but other characters can’t
Two lines that rhyme (back to back)
Figure of speech used to make comparison between two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”
Figure of speech comparing two unlike things without using “like” or “as”
Giving non-human subjects human characteristics
An object, event, or action that represents something beyond itself
The repetition of the same beginning sound
The imitation of natural sounds in words
A style that is unrhymed and consists of three lines with a total of 17 syllables
A five line humorous poem consisting of a triplet and a couplet
A fourteen line poem consisting of three four line stanzas plus a couplet at the end
How many plays did Shakespeare write?
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write?
where was Shakespeare born?
Stratford-Upon-Avon on April 23, 1564
Shakespeare died at what age?
What happened to the globe theatre?
it burned down on 1613
place where bedroom/balcony plays took place
Globe theatre flag
showed what type of play was being played
Why does Romeo jump the wall after the party?
To visit Juliet
What did Romeo do to Juliet at the party?
He kisses her
Who else loves Juliet?
How old does juliet have to be for her to marry?
Why was it too late for Juliet to not love Romeo?
He already kissed her
Who was Romeo’s old crush?