Shakespeare in Love Study Guide

23 terms by ommatso

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

April 26, 1564

When was Shakespeare christened?

November 27, 1582

When was Shakespeare married?

April 23, 1616

When did Shakespeare die?

All levels of society/common man

Who did Shakespeare write for and about?

Power, War, Violence, and Passion

What are four predominant topics found in Shakespeare's plays?

Day/Afternoon

When were performances during Shakespeare's time held?

Actors and Costumes

What were used instead of scenery or sets in an Elizabethan theater?

Earth/Plain

What kind of colors did the common man wear during the Elizabethan age?

Rich

What kind of colors and fabrics did the wealthy class wear during the Elizabethan age?

Amount

The _____ of clothing also indicated wealth

Purple

What color was illegal for anyone below the status of count/countess to wear?

Queen Elizabeth I

Who was the Queen of England in the 16th century?

Helped spread moral disease

Why did London city officials hate the theaters?

Attracted prostitutes, pick-pockets, and con-men, took workers away from their jobs, and close quarters for the audience helped spread the Plague

What 3 things did city officials believe about theaters?

Women

Who were not allow to appear on the public stage of a theater?

Men

In an Elizabethan play, who were cast in the female roles?

A woman

Who was the most powerful person in 16th century England gender wise?

Comedy and Tragedy

What two types of plays did Shakespeare mix together in "Romeo and Juliet"?

"Star-crossed lovers"

How are Juliet and Romeo described as in the Prologue?

His Name

What is the problem Juliet has with Romeo?

Bottom of a tomb

What words did Juliet use in the parting balcony scene that foreshadows her and Romeo's fate?

Poison

How does Romeo kill himself?

Stabs herself with a dagger

How does Juliet kill herself?

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set