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1Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare Global Introductions/ Journal Topics
2Love’s PriceWrite a paragraph in which you express your opinion to the following statement. Support your opinion with reasons/examples showing how you agree or disagree with the statement.“Love is worth pursuing at all costs.”Use at least 2 of these words: coincide, eliminate, encounter, highlight, interact.
3DeceptionWrite a paragraph in which you express your opinion to the following statement. Support your opinion with reasons/examples showing how you agree or disagree with the statement.“If deception provides enjoyment, it is worth the risk.”Use at least 2 of these words: acquire, anticipate, condemn, contemplate, desire.
4Love’s ObstaclesYoung people in love often face serious obstacles. Write a paragraph in which you explain why people enjoy love stories, whether they end happily or sadly. Use at least two of the following words in your response: enrich, sustain, console, transform, unify.
5LovesickWhat are the characteristics of being “lovesick”? Can our emotions really make us physically sick? Use at least two of the following words: affect, characterize, contribute, desire, embrace, undermine.
6FeudsSometimes feuds or fights continue for many years. Why do you think some people continue to fight and risk everything (injury, death, punishment) even when they often cannot remember what started the fight in the first place? Use at least two of these words: defend, cease, confront, demonstrate, justify, reconcile.
7Friends and FamilyWould you trust your friends and family to choose a wife or husband for you? What type of person would they choose? Why would they choose this type of person for you? Use at least two of these words: accommodate, affirm, benefits, compliments, display.
8Families and LoveWhy do you think parents/guardians sometimes have a difficult time allowing their son or daughter to date? Use at least three of these words: fear, doubt, prevent, signifies, prohibit.
9Perfect MateIf you could create your perfect mate (lifelong partner), what would his or her character/personality be like? How would he or she compare to your personality? Use at least two of these words: assert, express, enrich, exemplify, highlight, imitate, sustain.
10LoyaltyLoyalty is often an admired value in a friend, relative, or mentor. On the other hand, the lack of loyalty can lead to conflict. How can loyalty be a driving force in people’s lives? Use two of the following words: allegiance, dedication, steadfast, untrustworthy, inconsiderate
11Love’s CourseRespond to the quote, “The course of true love never did run smooth.” What does this quote mean? Do you agree? Use two of the following words: challenge, perseverance, desire exemplifies, strengthens.
12EnemiesWhat would it take for you to forgive your worst enemy? What would they have to do, or what would have to happen? Use at least two of these words: alter, cease, confront, disclose, intervene, restore.
13Buried AliveHow would it feel to be buried alive? What fears would you have? What thoughts would occur? Use at least 2 of these words: fear, reflect, ponder, desire, emit, emerge, evoke.
14MiscommunicationDescribe a time when you experienced miscommunication, reported inaccurate information, or received information that was not true/accurate. What were the effects of the miscommunication? How did you correct the situation? Could it have been prevented? Use at least 2 of these words: acquire, analyze, coincide, clarify, confront, resolve.
15True LoveWhat are the characteristics of true love? What does it consist of? What is it not? Have you seen true love in your life? Who portrayed it, and what made it seem like love? Use at least 2 of these words: characterize, compliments, console, display, exemplifies, render.
16FaultWhich characters in the play are responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death? Give specific reasons and support for each individual. Use at least 2 of these words: affect, cease, contribute, dominate, oppose, prohibit.
17Romeo and Juliet’s Love Did Romeo and Juliet have true love? Give specific reasons to support your answer. Use at least 2 of these words: compel, embody, enrich, persevere, strengthen.