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Juliet Learning objective: To focus on the character of Juliet in Act 5 Starter: Word Rally… Going around the class in a circle, people need to shout out words that they associate with Juliet.Rules: 1.You cannot use the same word twice 2.The class judges you on your word: if the majority think it doesnt count, it doesnt count! 3.Teachers word is final 4.Prize for the winner!
Juliet – Act 5 Analysing quotes 1.Balthazar: Her body sleeps in Capels monument. And her immortal part with the angels lives 2. Romeo: Well, Juliet, I will let with thee tonight. Lets see for means 3. Paris: Sweet flower, with flowers thy bridal bed I strew-O woe thy canopy is dust and stone! 4. Romeo: For here lies Juliet, and her beauty makes this vault a feasting presence full of light. 5. Romeo: O my love, my wife, Death, that hath suckd the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty 6.Romeo: Come bitter conduct, come unsavoury guide! Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Heres to my love! O true apothecary! Juliet features little in Act 5 but is spoken of much. Your task is to analyse the following quotes, writing them in your own words…
Practicing with an extract JULIET O comfortable friar! where is my lord? I do remember well where I should be, And there I am. Where is my Romeo? Noise within FRIAR LAURENCE I hear some noise. Lady, come from that nest Of death, contagion, and unnatural sleep: A greater power than we can contradict Hath thwarted our intents. Come, come away. Thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead; And Paris too. Come, I'll dispose of thee Among a sisterhood of holy nuns: Stay not to question, for the watch is coming; Come, go, good Juliet, Noise again I dare no longer stay. JULIET Go, get thee hence, for I will not away. Exit FRIAR LAURENCE JULIET What's here? a cup, closed in my true love's hand? Poison, I see, hath been his timeless end: O churl! drunk all, and left no friendly drop To help me after? I will kiss thy lips; Haply some poison yet doth hang on them, To make die with a restorative. Kisses him Thy lips are warm. FIRST WATCHMAN [Within] Lead, boy: which way? JULIET Yea, noise? then I'll be brief. O happy dagger! Snatching ROMEO's dagger This is thy sheath; Stabs herself There rust, and let me die. Falls on ROMEO's body, and dies
Focussing on the extract… 1.Explain how Shakespeare presents the character of Juliet in this extract. Write a PEE paragraph to show your point 2.Using your understanding of the extract, explain how the following lines might be performed: JULIET What's here? a cup, closed in my true love's hand? Poison, I see, hath been his timeless end: O churl! drunk all, and left no friendly drop To help me after? I will kiss thy lips; Haply some poison yet doth hang on them, To make die with a restorative. Kisses him Thy lips are warm. 3. In this extract, we see Juliet being strong in the face of strong opposition. Talk about another part in the play when Juliet show she can stand up for herself
The Rhyme and Reason of Juliet… Step 1: Read the final passage spoken by Prince at the end of the play Step 2: What is the rhyme scheme of these 6 lines? Step 3: Your task is to write a poem about the character of Juliet based on the same rhyme scheme. Ideas: Character qualities you think Juliet has, events she is a part of, how she feels about Romeo, how she dies.
Complete the sentence: What I have learnt today about Juliet is…