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R OMEO AND J ULIET Freshman A. A NNOTATE F OR T HEMATIC I DEAS Love. True love? Innocent love? Too young to love? Love vs. lust? Love vs. passion? Love.

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1 R OMEO AND J ULIET Freshman A

2 A NNOTATE F OR T HEMATIC I DEAS Love. True love? Innocent love? Too young to love? Love vs. lust? Love vs. passion? Love. Hate. Causes of hate? Does hate cause violence or does violence cause hate? Can love cause hate? Forbidden. Is it human nature to want something more because it is forbidden or kept away from us? Fate. Coincidences, destiny, fate? Personal Connection: What variables influence your decisions and guide you toward making sound choices? How do you know if it is a sound choice?

3 A NNOTATE FOR S TRUCTURE Cause and Effect Scenarios What is the outcome of these choices? Examine both character choices and author choices! The structure of text to develop and refine the author’s intention Why would the author choose this particular structure of sentences, paragraphs, scenes, and acts? How does this organizational structure support what the central theme or idea? Chronological Order Why does the author reveal the information in this order? Compare / Contrast Usually a persuasive strategy. Do the characters use this strategy to reason or influence? Parallel Structure Using the same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas have the same level of importance

4 A NNOTATE FOR L ITERARY D EVICES / F IGURES OF S PEECH Allusion – makes reference to something known Alliteration -- repetition of a particular sound Personification – human characteristics to non-human things Metaphor – comparison of two unlike things (Extended metaphor) Simile – comparison using like or as Foreshadowing – hints towards a certain plot development Soliloquy – character speaks to oneself Asides – character speaks to the audience Pun -- form of word play which suggests two or more meanings, often used with similar sounding words

5 A NNOTATE FOR S HAKESPEARE ’ S S TYLE Sonnet lines with a set rhyme scheme and a fixed rhythm called ' iambic pentameter' Iambic pentameter – Five unaccented syllables alternate with five accented syllables di-dum/di-dum/di-dum/di-dum/di-dum There are five iambs to a line This helps to create a sense of harmony and acts to link the ideas expressed in the sonnet. “But soft!/ What light/ through yon/der win/dow breaks?” End rhyme -- rhyme that occurs in the last syllables of verses I'll look to like if looking liking move, But no more deep will I endart mine eye, Than your consent gives strength to make it fly.


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