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Romeo and Juliet. Mr. Shakespeare William Shakespeare: 1564-1616 Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England Became an actor and a playwright in 1592.

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1 Romeo and Juliet

2 Mr. Shakespeare William Shakespeare: Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England Became an actor and a playwright in 1592

3 The Greatest Writer in the English Language *37 plays *154 sonnets * Numerous poems *145 million hits on Google

4 Prologue 1. Who speaks the Prologue? (Ex. Sent. Starter: “The Prologue is spoken by…”) 2. What is the purpose of the Prologue? 3. In what poetic form is this Prologue? 4. *Explain the importance of lines 5 & 6.* 5.Why does Shakespeare tell us how the story is going to end? 6. What themes are established in the Prologue? *= These lines may be on the test. Be able to identify the speaker, describe the circumstances, and be able to interpret or paraphrase the quotation. Bold words = RJ Literary Devices (new section in comp books)


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