Presentation on theme: "DO NOW Using complete sentences (unless otherwise specified), complete the vocabulary portion of your Act I Literary Roadmap. You will be responsible for."— Presentation transcript:
1DO NOWUsing complete sentences (unless otherwise specified), complete the vocabulary portion of your Act I Literary Roadmap. You will be responsible for knowing these words.
2Act I: Scenes i, ii, iii Recap Act I serves as the exposition…what do we know so far?Discuss Literary Road Map questions
3Shakespeare’s Poetry Shakespeare’s plays are a form of poetry Class Notes 21Shakespeare’s PoetryShakespeare’s plays are a form of poetryPoetry is any literary work with rhythmThe language in Shakespeare’s plays often takes on one of two forms:blank verserhymed verse
4Two Forms of VerseBlank verse is unrhymed poetry meaning there is no rhyme at the ends of lines.Rhymed verse is speech that is written in a rhyming pattern.When Shakespeare rhymes, he usually creates couplets.
5Couplets Couplets are two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme Example:“She is too fair, too wise, wisely too fair, To merit bliss by making me despair.She hath forsworn to love, and in that vow Do I live dead that live to tell it now.”
6Now You Try!Work in pairs to identify 3 examples of couplets in any of the scenes we’re read so far.Write the couplets and page numbers they appear on down in your notes.