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1 ACT II Figurative Language

2 aGENDA Bell Ringer Finish paragraph practice (if needed)
Finish reading R&J Act II Figurative language scavenger hunt Common formative assessment Learning Target: I can identify and analyze the use of figurative language in poetry to determine overall meaning.

3 bELL RINGER Tone Practice: Identify the tone of the poem below. "Polish War Song," Percival Freedom calls you! Quick, be ready- Rouse ye in the name of God,- Onward, onward, strong and steady,- Dash to earth the oppressor's rod. Freedom calls, ye brave! Rise and spurn the name of slave. What is the speaker’s tone in this poem? How does the speaker feel about going to war? A) eager/motivated B) bitter/resentful C) afraid/trepidatious

4 Romeo and Juliet Act II scene i

5 Act II, prologue and scene i
1. According to the Chorus, what has happened to Romeo’s old love? 2. What is his new problem? 3. What line in the Prologue suggests that these young people fell in love at first sight? 4. In line 13, Mercutio makes an allusion (a reference to a character, symbol, or place in another work of literature). What is this allusion and what is his purpose in making it? 5. How does Mercutio try to taunt Romeo in order to get him to come out of hiding? What does Mercutio think is the reason for Romeo’s delay?

6 Act II, scene ii Juliet is on the balcony outside her bedroom but cannot hear the words that Romeo says to himself as he looks at her from the hiding place below. To what does he compare Juliet?   In lines 38-49, what can you infer about Juliet’s character based on her attitude concerning the feud between the two families? After Romeo reveals himself to Juliet, what sudden change occurs in her attitude in lines ? What is her motivation for feeling this way? Why does Juliet object to Romeo’s swearing on the moon (lines )? Juliet speaks of her fears in lines Explain. In lines , what does Juliet ask Romeo to do? What can you infer about her character based on this?

7 Romeo and juliet Act II scenes ii-iii

8 ACT II Reading expectations
Follow along as we read – No heads down and no sleeping. Respect your classmates as we read – do not talk when someone is reading. No cellphones or iPods. All technology is to be put away unless Ms. Stokes or Ms. Vogler gives permission.

9 Act II scene iii-iv assignment
In Friar Laurence’s soliloquy (long speech made by a character alone on stage), he uses several images referring to night that are quite different from the night images used in Act 2, sc. 2 by Romeo. Why does Friar Laurence describe night in this way? What purpose does the Friar’s speech reveal? What details develop this idea? What does Romeo tell Friar Laurence, and what does he want from the Friar (lines 43-64)? What is Friar Laurence’s reaction to hearing of Romeo’s new love (lines ) What reason does Friar Laurence give for agreeing to marry Romeo and Juliet? What message does Romeo urge the nurse to give to Juliet (lines )?

10 Read Act ii Scene V Juliet is very impatient to hear news from Romeo (lines 1-17). What images does she use in her soliloquy to express this? The nurse knows Juliet is impatient, but she keeps putting her off. Why does the nurse do this? Why does the Nurse agree to help Juliet marry Romeo?

11 Figurative language scavenger hunt
With a partner annotate Act II Scene i for the following: Metaphor Simile Imagery Oxymoron Personification Hyperbole Paradox Allusion

12 Common formative assessment
Based on what we’ve learned about the figurative Act II of Romeo and Juliet, complete this Common Formative Assessment. Once finished, flip your assessment over and continue reading Romeo and Juliet.

13 Exit Slip Pick one: Imagine you are Romeo trying to woo Juliet from her balcony (or Juliet responding to Romeo’s wooing). Write one metaphor you would use to capture her/his attention. Be sure to explain your metaphor and HOW it is used to woo her. Or Imagine you are Montague in a room full of Capulets. Write a simile or a metaphor to describe your feelings in this situation. Be sure to explain your metaphor or simile and HOW it helps express how you feel in this situation.

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