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1 DO NOW Using complete sentences (unless otherwise specified), complete the vocabulary portion of your Act I Literary Roadmap. You will be responsible for knowing these words.

2 Act I: Scenes i, ii, iii Recap Act I serves as the exposition…what do we know so far? Discuss Literary Road Map questions

3 Shakespeares Poetry Shakespeares plays are a form of poetry Poetry is any literary work with rhythm The language in Shakespeares plays often takes on one of two forms: blank verse rhymed verse Class Notes 21

4 Two Forms of Verse Blank 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.

5 Couplets 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.

6 Now You Try! Work in pairs to identify 3 examples of couplets in any of the scenes were read so far. Write the couplets and page numbers they appear on down in your notes.

7 Act I: Scene iv Roles: Romeo Mercutio Benvolio

8 Act I: Scene v Roles First Servingman Second Servingman Third Servingman Capulet Lady Capulet Juliet Tybalt Nurse Romeo Benvolio

9 Act I Literary Road Map Using complete sentences, answer the remaining Reading Comprehension questions Your completed Literary Road Map packet is due tomorrow!!


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