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We read through Act II, scene ii on block day this week. Take out your Romeo and Juliet analysis packet and complete the Act 1 page. *Draw your picture.

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2 We read through Act II, scene ii on block day this week. Take out your Romeo and Juliet analysis packet and complete the Act 1 page. *Draw your picture for the most important scene from Act I. REMEMBER: I need to be able to recognize who is in the scene (consider labeling your people if necessary or writing a mini synopsis underneath the picture) and what is actually happening. *Make sure to complete the theme box. Create a theme statement and then explain how that theme was developed in Act I. *Flip to the Act II page and write a few notes about how Romeo and Juliet behaved in the balcony scene (character box – top right). This scene can also help you create a theme statement about love. WARM UP Character foil assignment due today!

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4 Juliet: Three words, dear Romeo, and good night indeed. / If that thy bent of love be honorable, / Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow, / By one that I’ll procure to come to thee, / Where and what time thou wilt perform the rite Romeo: Hence will I to my ghostly father’s cell, / His help to crave and my dear hap to tell. ACT 2, SCENE 2

5  Romeo  Friar Laurence ACT 2, SCENE 3 What is a friar? What was their role in the church? What is a soliloquy? Pg. 1073

6 “Oh, mickle is the powerful grace that lies / In herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities.” “Within the infant rind of this small flower Poison hath residence and medicine power. For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part; Being tasted, stays all senses with the heart. Two such opposèd kings encamp them still, In man as well as herbs— grace and rude will.” Pg. 1073

7 Contrasting ideas that are presented in a balanced way. Love / Hate Light / Dark Day / Night Capulet / Montague Life / Death Violence / Peace Youth / Experience

8  Opposition of words or phrases against each other.  Antithesis intensifies the sense of conflict! Friar Lawrence’s first speech (lines 1-30) contains at least fifteen antitheses as he gathers plants and ponders on the potential for good and evil in every living thing.  “baleful weeds” versus “precious-juiced flowers”  “tomb” against “womb”  “virtue” against “vice” ANTITHESIS

9 “But come, young waverer, come, go with me, In one respect I’ll thy assistant be, For this alliance may so happy prove To turn your households' rancor to pure love.”

10 ACT 2, SCENE 4 Tybalt sends Romeo a letter challenging him to a dual. Romeo speaks privately with Juliet’s nurse telling her to bring Juliet to the Friar’s church that afternoon for their wedding.

11 Speaking Parts – II.v, II.vi  Juliet  Nurse  Romeo  Friar Lawrence Pg. 1083

12 What do Juliet’s allusions to Venus and to Cupid emphasize about her state of mind a she waits for the nurse to return? ACT 2, SCENE 5 Pg. 1083

13 (Act II, scene vi)

14 FORESHADOWING How does Friar Laurence foreshadow Romeo and Juliet’s downfall? “These violent delights have violent ends / And in their triumph die”

15 ANALYSIS PACKET  Draw your picture for the most important scene from Act II. REMEMBER: I need to be able to recognize who is in the scene (consider labeling your people if necessary or writing a mini synopsis underneath the picture) and what is actually happening.  Add characterization notes for Friar Laurence and the Nurse.  Create a theme statement and then explain how that theme was developed in Act II.  Consider Friar Laurence’s warning: “These violent delights have violent ends.”


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