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ROMEO AND JULIET Foldable Book. ACT 1: VOCABULARY  Transgression: something that is against the rules of a society or religion  Heretic: someone whose.

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1 ROMEO AND JULIET Foldable Book

2 ACT 1: VOCABULARY  Transgression: something that is against the rules of a society or religion  Heretic: someone whose beliefs are considered to be evil by a particular religion  Grievance: something you complain about because you think it is unfair  Pernicious: very harmful, especially in a way that is not easily noticeable  Augment: to increase the size or value of something

3 FOLDABLE BOOK TIME (3/13/15) – QUIZ ON MONDAY! Vocabulary: Definition and example:  Transgression  Grievance  Pernicious  Augment  Heretics Literary Devices: Definition and example:  Pun: a joke that comes from a play on words. Puns can make use of a word’s multiple meanings or of a word’s rhyme.  Metaphor: A comparison between two unlike things, without using “like” or “as”  Aside: A character speaks his/her thoughts aloud so that the audience can hear, but other characters don’t. Act 1, Scenes 1 – 5: Answer the following:  Who (list the characters in this scene)  What (describe what happened in this scene)  When (e.g. “morning” or “that night”)  Where (e.g. “a street” or “Capulet house”)  Why (answer why characters did what they did)  How  Question “I wonder why…” “I wonder what will happen when…” “How will…” Back: Complete the information for the following:  Mercutio  Juliet  Tybalt  Romeo  Benvolio

4 ACT 2: VOCABULARY  Cunning  Intercession  Procure ( ): to obtain something, especially something that is difficult to get. The senator helped to procure funding to build the new library.  Sallow (2.3.74): yellowish and unhealthy looking. The sick man had sallow skin.  Waverer (2.3.96): someone who is inconsistent or can’t make a decision. The senior wavered between the two colleges; she couldn’t make up her mind.  Vile (2.3.17): very bad or disgusting. The bombing was a vile act of terrorism.  Predominant (2.3.30): more powerful, common, or noticeable than others. These two political parties were predominant in the 19 th century.  Lamentable (2.4.34): very disappointing. The student’s lack of follow-through was lamentable.

5 ACT 2: LITERARY DEVICES  Personification: A figure of speech which gives human qualities to an object, animal, or idea.  Simile: A comparison between two unlike things, using the words like or as or other connectors.  Dramatic Irony: When the reader or audience member knows something that a character does not.

6 FOLDABLE BOOK TIME (3/19/15) – ACT 2 Vocabulary: Definition and example:  Procure  Sallow  Waverer  Vile  Predominant  Lamentable Literary Devices: Definition and example:  Personification: A figure of speech which gives human qualities to an object, animal, or idea.  Simile: A comparison between two unlike things, using the words like or as or other connectors.  Dramatic Irony: When the reader or audience member knows something that a character does not. Act 2 (all scenes): Answer the following:  Who (list the characters in this scene)  What (describe what happened in this scene)  When (e.g. “morning” or “that night”)  Where (e.g. “a street” or “Capulet house”)  Why (answer why characters did what they did)  How  Question “I wonder why…” “I wonder what will happen when…” “How will…” Back: Complete the information for the following:  Friar Lawrence

7 ACT 3: VOCABULARY  Exile ( ): to force someone to leave his/her country and live in another country. The man was convicted of treason and exiled to Siberia.  Eloquence (3.2.36): clear expression of ideas or feelings, in a way that influences other people. She expressed her ideas with such eloquence that everyone voted for her.  Fickle (3.5.60): someone who is fickle is always changing his/her opinion about people or things. He is so fickle; first he liked her, then he didn’t.  Martial ( ): related to war and fighting. The country has been under martial law since the attempted coup.  Fray ( ): a fight or argument. Then the two congressmen joined the fray, claiming that the bill is unconstitutional.  Gallant ( ): brave and kind. The gallant knight rescued the damsel in distress.

8 FOLDABLE BOOK TIME (3/23/15) – CHECK TOMORROW! QUIZ TOMORROW! Vocabulary: Definition & example:  Procure  Sallow  Waverer  Vile  Predominant  Lamentable  Exile  Eloquence  Fickle  Martial  Fray  Gallant Literary Devices: Definition & example:  Personification  Simile  Dramatic Irony Acts 2 and 3 (all scenes): Answer the following:  Who (list the characters in this scene)  What (describe what happened in this scene)  When (e.g. “morning” or “that night”)  Where (e.g. “a street” or “Capulet house”)  Why (answer why characters did what they did)  How  Question “I wonder why…” “I wonder what will happen when…” “How will…” Back: Complete the information for the following:  Friar Lawrence  Capulet  Lady Capulet

9 ROMEO AND JULIET Literary Devices

10 PUN A pun is a joke that comes from a play on words. Puns can make use of a word’s multiple meanings or of a word’s rhyme. Examples:

11 EXAMPLES OF PUNS IN ACT I carry coals: take insults; submit to humiliation colliers: coal miners in choler: angry collar: hangman’s noose heads of maids: an unmarried young woman maidenhead: virginity Take it in what sense thou wilt: Understand my remark in whichever way you like They must take it in sense that feel it: The women you sleep with are the ones who’ll have to feel it.

12 METAPHOR A comparison between two unlike things, without using “like” or “as”


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