Presentation on theme: "Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary WebQuest. Directions Go through the PowerPoint as a group Fill out the definitions and examples of the terms on your graphic."— Presentation transcript:
Directions Go through the PowerPoint as a group Fill out the definitions and examples of the terms on your graphic organizer Answer the questions in the space provided as you encounter them on the PowerPoint, using the internet as a resource Save the PowerPoint as the LAST NAMES and PERIOD of your group members (Smith, Johnson, Jones - pd. 7) and then email it to me (email@example.com) or Mrs. Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com
Paradox Definition: A seemingly contradictory statement, idea or event. All forms of irony involve a paradox. Example: “I’m nobody”
What is a symbol that represents a paradox? Fill in an image and an explanation below:
Oxymoron Definition: A paradoxical statement. Shakespeare uses this technique to show confusion. Example: Jumbo Shrimp
What are 2 more examples of an oxymoron? Provide a picture with each example
Allusion Definition: A reference made to a person, event or work from history or literature within a passage Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D3M6j1XAk4 Willy Wonka alludes to several Shakespeare plays in the 1971 film CLICK AND WATCH THE CLIP!
Find another example of an allusion to Shakespeare within pop culture on YouTube and list what play they are alluding to. (Hint: Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings has tons of these)
Pun Definition: A play on words that wittily exploits a double meaning Example: “Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man” (Act III, scene i, lines 85-86)
Search for the word “pun” on Google Images. Insert one of the pictures below, and explain why it is a pun.
There are also lots of similes and metaphors throughout Romeo and Juliet. Provide the definition and an example of each below.
There are also instances of foreshadowing throughout Romeo and Juliet. Provide the definition and an example below:
Soliloquy Definition: When a character speaks his or her own thoughts aloud in a play, regardless of whether or not anybody else is listening Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjuZq-8PUw0 (“To be or not to be,” Hamlet, Act III) CLICK AND WATCH THE CLIP!
Search the internet for another example of a soliloquy. Find a video on YouTube of that soliloquy, watch it, and then copy and paste the link below.
Monologue Definition: A long speech given by a single character in the play Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe5uRWnzUig (Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Act I, scene vii) CLICK AND WATCH THE CLIP!
What is the difference between a soliloquy and a monologue?
Aside Definition: A remark made by someone in the play that is meant to be heard by the audience but not by the other characters in the play Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf954qnzP4s “Here’s where Cameron goes berserk” – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off CLICK AND WATCH THE CLIP!
Find an example of an aside in a Shakespeare play. List the play, act, scene and quote below:
Dramatic Irony Definition: When the audience knows more about what’s going on in the plot than the characters on stage Example: In horror movies, the audience often knows that the murderer is in the house, but the actual characters are clueless
What is another example of dramatic irony in pop culture? List the TV show or movie below and explain how the situation is dramatic irony: