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5 Matching questions

  1. Comic relief
  2. Example of Comic Relief
  3. Soliloquy
  4. Catastrophe
  5. Tragic Hero
  1. a a speech in a play that is meant to be heard by the audience but not by other characters on the stage. If there are no other characters present, the ____ represents the character thinking aloud.
  2. b a privileged, exalted character of high repute, who, by virtue of a tragic flaw and fate, suffers a fall from glory into suffering
  3. c the action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouement or falling action of a play
  4. d the use of comic scene to interrupt a succession of intensely tragic dramatic moments. The comedy of scenes offering comic relief typically parallels the tragic action that the scenes interrupt
  5. e Mercutio making fun of the nurse

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Friar and Nurse
  2. the turning point of the action in the plot of a play or story. The ____represents the point of greatest tension in the work (always in act 3 in Shakespeare)
  3. Romeo and Juliet
  4. The prince stepping in and saying we should all be friends
  5. a metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables. For example: an iamb or iambic foot is represented by, that is, an unaccented syllable followed by an accented one. (iambic pentameter=5 sections of 2 syllables, =10 syllables per line, and unstressed, stressed, unstressed, stressed)

5 True/False questions

  1. Example of Tragic FlawRomeo and Juliet


  2. Example of SoliloquyRomeo looking at Juliet before he kills himself


  3. Example of DenouementRomeo thinks Juliet is dead, and Juliet wakes up to find Romeo dead


  4. Friar's Plan 1Drink potion, Romeo will get her out, send Romeo a letter explaining for it to work


  5. How is this a tragedy?Romeo and Juliet


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