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2 The repetition of initial consonant sounds.

3 A figure of speech that gives human qualities to an animal, object, or idea

4 Words whose sound suggest their meaning

5 A comparison of two or more unlike things using the words like or as. For example, the moon was as white as milk.

6 A rhyme that occurs within a single line of verse. I'm six-foot-one and I'm tons of fun and I dress to a T

7 The use of any element of language – a sound, a word, a phrase, a line, or a stanza – more than once.

8 The repetition of sounds at the ends of words

9 Exaggeration used to suggest strong emotion or create a comic effect

10 Anything (object, animal, event, person, or place) that represents itself but also stands for something else on a figurative level.

11 The repetition of similar vowel sounds in accented syllables, followed by different consonant sounds in words that are close together. For example, lap and cattle

12 A group of lines, usually similar in length and pattern, that form a unit within a poem.

13 Occurs when what is expected turns out to be something quite different from what actually happens.

14 When an event contradicts the expectations of the characters or the reader.

15 When a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning the opposite.

16 When the reader or audience knows more about the circumstances or future events of a story than the characters in it.

17 A dramatic play that tell the story of a character, usually of a noble birth, who meets an untimely death or downfall, often because of a specific character flaw or trait.

18 A writer’s central idea or main message about life.

19 A short speech spoken by an actor directly to the audience and unheard by other actors on the stage.

20 A reference to a well-known person, event, or place from history, music, art, or another literary work.

21 A long speech delivered by an actor alone on stage.

22 Peoples, animals, or imaginary creatures that take part in the action of a story.

23 A play written for stage, radio, film, or television usually about a serious topic or situation

24 Plays on words that have two meanings.

25 Ordinary written or spoken language using sentences or paragraphs – not a poem or song.

26 A character whose actions or thoughts are juxtaposed against those of a major character in order to highlight key attributes of the major character.

27 A feeling that something bad may happen.

28 Words that appear to contradict each other. Ex. Cold fire.

29 The use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest future action.

30 The reason behind character’s actions.

31 A dramatic speech delivered by a single character in a play.

32 A rhythmic pattern of five feet of one stressed syllable followed by one unstressed syllable.

33 * The principal character in a literary work

34 * One who opposes and contends against the main character.

35 Character Information

36 Beginning In love with Rosaline. Goes to the party because he thinks she may be there. Meets Juliet and falls in love with her at first- sight. Finds out she is a Capulet – his family’s enemy.

37 Middle After only a few hours, Romeo and Juliet decides to marry. Romeo asks the Friar to marry them. Romeo interferes with Mercutio and Tybalt’s dueling, he accidently gets Mercutio stabbed by Tybalt. Romeo ends up killing Tybalt for vengeance of Mercutio. He hides at the Friar’s before getting vanished to Mantua.

38 End Balthasar sends Romeo word of Juliet’s “death”. Romeo gets attacked by Paris because Paris thinks Romeo is there to damage the tombs. Romeo kills Paris. He takes poison and dies next to Juliet.

39 Beginning – Recognizes Romeo at the Capulet’s party. Looks for Romeo for a battle. Battles Mercutio and kills him.

40 Middle – Is killed/stabbed by Romeo.

41 Beginning- Falls in love with Romeo at first sight during the Capulet party. After party, she says, “Wherefore art thou Romeo?” – Why are you Romeo??

42 Middle- Marries Romeo secretly. Hears of someone’s death and thinks it is Romeo at first. Her father thinks she is crying over Tybalt’s death. Goes to the Friar and receives potion and pretends to agree to marry Paris.

43 End- Before drinking the potion she thinks about waking up alone in the tomb and the plan not working. When she wakes up, she finds Romeo dead. She stabs herself.

44 Beginning- Mercutio and other Montagues persuade Romeo to go to the Capulet party.

45 Middle- Mercutio and Tybalt sword fight. He is stabbed by Tybalt because Romeo interfered. Says, “A plague on both your houses!” as he is dying.

46 Beginning- The Friar agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet because he hopes it will stop the feud between the Capulet’s and Montague’s. He marries them.

47 Middle- He devises a plan to help Romeo and Juliet end up together. Tells Juliet to take a sleeping potion and after her funeral, he will come by and take her to Romeo in Verona. He will give word to Romeo of the plan by sending another Friar to deliver a letter to him. **The letter never gets to Romeo.

48 End- He finds Juliet awaken and Romeo dead. Tries to convince Juliet to run away and join a covenant. Leaves the tomb when he hears people coming.

49 Is close to Juliet Capulet. Informs her of Tybalt’s death, although takes her awhile to reveal the name of who died leaving Juliet thinking Romeo had been killed.

50 Father of Juliet. Forces Juliet to marry Paris. After finding Juliet dead, he realizes the foolishness of the bitter quarrel with the Montague’s.

51 Father of Romeo. Defends Romeo when Tybalt was killed because Tybalt killed Mercutio. After finding Romeo dead, he realizes the foolishness of the bitter quarrel with the Capulet’s. Both parents agreed to build statues of their dead children.

52 Banishes Romeo from Verona for life because Romeo killed Tybalt.

53 Wants to marry Juliet. Sees Romeo at Juliet’s tomb and attacks Romeo because he thinks Romeo has come to damage the tomb or bodies. Is killed by Romeo.

54 Close friend and servant to Romeo. Tells Romeo of Juliet’s death. (Balthasar doesn’t know that is was just a potion.)

55 The girl Romeo loves at the beginning of the play. She breaks Romeo’s heart to become a nun.

56 * Character Information

57 * Caretaker of Lennie but sometimes feels overwhelmed (says, “I could get along easy and so nice if I didn’t have you on my tail.”) * Keeps Lennie out of trouble (tells him to return to the lake and hid in the brush) * Dreams of own a house with a garden, cow, etc. * Becomes upset when they are late for work * Confides in Slim about Weed * Hates people like Curly—a bully.

58 * Rips a lady’s dress in Weed * Loves soft things but doesn’t know his strength (says, “I pet ‘em, and pretty soon..they was dead.”) * Is killed at the end of the story. * Threatens to go live in a cave when George gets angry.

59 * Aging ranch hand * Sad that he did not shoot his dog himself

60 * Gives final order for Candy’s dog to be shot * Believes that Lennie “ain’t mean…” and is a hard worker

61 * Is son of the boss * Fights Lennie because he (Curly) thinks Lennie laughed at him * Wears a glove on one hand

62 * Is the first to suggest that Candy shoot the dog

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