OLD Romeo and Juliet Review

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Montague

Romeo's last name

Benvolio

Romeo's cousin

Rosaline

this woman is the reason Romeo is sad in Act I

Escalus

the Prince's name

sonnet

Before Act I, the play begins with a 14 line ____

thumb

Sampson bites his ____ in Act I

fray

this word means a fight or battle

Benvolio

this character goes explains the battle that took Mercutio's and Tybalt's life to the Prince

feud

the ___ between the two houses started so long ago that no one can remember how it started

Globe

name of Shakespeare's most famous theatre

allusion

reference to Greek, Roman, or biblical characters; ex: Appolo, Cupid

ten

number of syllables in iambic pentameter

Capulet

this Lord is hosting a masquerade party

Paris

Lord Capulet invites this count to his masquerade party

Mercutio

this character gives the Queen Mab speech

Tybalt

this character is the Prince of Cats

13

Juliet is this many years old

Italy

Verona is located in this country

soliloquy

long speech; character is alone on stage; purpose is to reveal thoughts

two

After Paris asks for Juliet's hand in marriage, Lord Capulet tells him to wait ___ more summers

servant

Romeo and Benvolio find out about the Capulet party through the ______

Juliet

After Romeo gets over Rosaline, he falls in love with this girl

chide

this word means to scold

16

Romeo is this many years old

dramatic

this kind of irony means the readers know information that the characters don't; ex: balcony scene, Juliet's honeymoon

dream

on the way to the party, Romeo speaks of an ominous ______

tag name

name that symbolizes something

Romeo

this character compares Juliet to "a rich jewel in a, Ethiop's ear," a "holy shrine," a "dear saint," and "a snowy dove"

Tybalt

this character recognizes Romeo's voice at the party

Capulet

this Lord doesn't not get upset when Tybalt informs him that Romeo has "crashed" the party

Nurse

this character tells Juliet who Romeo is

Tybalt

Lord Capulet humiliates this character at the party

Mercutio

this character constantly jokes around and makes puns

book

Juliet says, "You kiss by the ___."

five

the play spans this many days

sonnet

Act II begins with a ______

Benvolio

Romeo climbs the wall to avoid Mercution and ____

coincidence

It is a _________ that Romeo happens to jump over the wall right under Juliet's balcony.

Romeo

this character's friends make fun of him to get him to come out from hiding

rose

" A _____ by any other name would smell as sweet."

father

" Deny thy ______ and refuse thy name."

birds

These are recurring examples of imagery in the play: stars, flowers, ____

Juliet

Romeo compares________ to the sun.

Apollo

this Greek god was alluded to in the play

nine

Romeo tells Juliet to send a messenger at this time

oxymoron

"Parting is such sweet sorrow" is and example of what?

gardening

this is Friar Lawrence's hobby

medicine

Friar Lawrence comments on how flowers are ambiguous because they can either be ______ or poison

Lawrence

Romeo tells Friar ______ in Scene 3 of Act II that he loves Juliet and wishes to marry her

marriage

Friar Lawrence tells Romeo that this _____ may end the feud between the two houses

Romeo

this character sends a letter to Juliet to tell her the details on her upcoming secret marriage

Benvolio

this character's name literally means "Mr. Goodface"

Mercutio

this character assumes Romeo won't fight Tybalt because he is afraid

Nurse

Romeo and his friends feel that they can make fun of this character because she is not bright and because she is only a servant

Peter

this is the name of the Nurse's servant

Juliet

this character trusts the Nurse more than her own mother because the Nurse raised her

Shakespearean

this kind of sonnet has the following rhyme scheme: 3 quatrains, 1 couplet (ababcdcdefefgg)

malapropism

this is the term for a misuse of words; the Nurse does this often because she isn't literate

Mercutio

the Nurse hates this friend of Romeo because he makes fun of her

ladder

Romeo tells the Nurse that his servant will bring this to Juliet's balcony so that he can consummate the marriage

shrift

this is another word for confession

doff

this is another word to say to remove; to ____

cell

Romeo tells the Nurse to tell Juliet to meet him at Friar Lawrence's ____ to be married

Nurse

this character toys with Juliet after meeting Romeo by ignoring her pressing questions

why

Wherefore in the quote "Wherefore art thou Romeo?" means this

Friar

At the end of Act II, these people know of the secret marriage: Romeo, Juliet, Nurse, Peter, and the _____

Tybalt

When Romeo enters the town square after his marriage, this character and Mercutio are about to fight

Romeo

this character tries to prevent the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio because he is now Tybalt's cousin

two

the play is traditionally performed in this many hours

Prince

this character warned that if another fray happened, the perpetrators will be put to death

beguile

this word means to trick

villain

Tybalt insults Romeo by calling him this

Mercutio

Romeo feels somewhat responsible for this character's death because he got in the way of their battle

plague

Before he dies, Mercutio says, "A _____ o' both your houses!"

foreshadowing

Mercutio cursing both of the houses is an example of what literary term?

pun

"You shall find me a grave man."

Tybalt

after Mercutio is pronounced dead, Romeo kills this character

Capulet

this Lady tells the Prince to kill Romeo after the man kills Tybalt

Prince

this character decides to exile Romeo instead of execute him

exile

this word means to banish someone

Verona

if Romeo ever returns to this city, he will be executed

Paris

Lady Capulet compares this character to a book

ring

Juliet gives this to the Nurse to give to Romeo

Romeo

this character said, "Now I have stained the childhood of our joy with blood removed but little from her own." This quote means he has destroyed their marriage by killing her cousin

Friar

this character asks Romeo, "Art thou a man?" to get him to stop crying and do something productive

dagger

Romeo tries to kill himself with this in Friar Lawrence's cell

three

After Tybalt's death, Paris tries to postpone the wedding, but Lord Capulet instead moves the wedding for this many days away

Capulet

this Lord says, "Well, we were born to die." This means that people die, but life must move on

Tybalt

Lord Capulet decides Paris and Juliet must have a small wedding else people might think they didn't take this person's death seriously

Thursday

Lord Capulet decide's Juliet wedding to be on this day of the week

ladder

It is assumed that Romeo gets to Juliet's bed by climbing this to get in her room

nightingale

Juliet uses this bird to describe night

lark

Juliet uses this bird to describe day

consummate

In Act III, Romeo spends a night in Juliet's bed, this night _______s their marriage

marriage

When this is consummated, it is valid

covert

this word, when an adjective, means hidden, but when a noun, means a hiding place

parents

Juliet's _____ think she is upset because of Tybalt's death

husband

Juliet is really upset not because of Tybalt's death but because she cannot see her ______ again

suicide

Juliet threatens this after hearing about her wedding

itch

Lord Capulet tells Julie that "his fingers ____" because she refuses to marry Paris

prologue

this part of Romeo and Juliet was a choral reading; introduction to an Act

least

Shakespeare always starts plays with (least/most) important person

setting

Verona, Italy; 1300's, July

aside

brief thoughts expressed by actors that others on stage "don't hear"

repartee

rapid, witty exchange between several characters

chorus

holdover from Greek drama; person at open of act gives "preview"

sonnet

14 line poem inside the play, such as when Romeo and Juliet meet, is called a Shakespearean _______

pun

play on words

hyperbole

an exaggeration, such as when Romeo's tears "added to the morning's dew"

simile

comparison using like, as

metaphor

comparison not using like or as; "sun peered forth at the window in the east"

personification

giving a person's characteristics to something non-living, such as bud, flower, bird, and star

imagery

birds, flowers, and stars are used for this

animal

this type of imagery involves birds usually; for example, Juliet wishes Romeo were a bird on a string

sarcasm

irony; saying opposite what you mean, or slanting words

exposition

introduction to situation and setting of the action

inciting incident

what sets the main action into motion;Romeo and Juliet meet at the party

rising action

sequence of events that lead to a turning point climax or crisis; everything from first meeting to where Romeo kills Tybalt

climax

the part of the drama where it is determined howw the action will play out is called the turning point ______, or crisis; Romeo killed Tybalt

falling action

follows the turning point climax; all after Romeo killed Tybalt

catastrophe

the falling action ends with this; point of greatest emotional intensity; the deaths of Romeo and Juliet

tragedy

of Shakespeare's three kinds of plays, tragedy, comedy, and history, which is Romeo and Juliet?

monologue

character monopolizes the conversation; long speech; ex: Queen Mab speech

quatrain

4 line grouping

couplet

any 2 lines in the play that rhyme; the scene is ended with this for emphasis

iambic pentameter

beat or rhythm of a line; 10 syllables, starting with weak

iamb

one unit of a beat

scansion

marking the syllables in a line of the play

blank

a _____ verse is unrhymed iambic pentameter; in Shakespeare's plays most lines are written as this

split

_____ line of pentameter is when 2 or 3 characters share a line of iambic pentameter

sub-climax

part of the plot plan; this is when the wedding occurs, Mercutio is killed, Romeo and Tybalt sword fight

suspense

feeling when there is tension about who will win the sword fights or whether Romeo would get to Juliet in time

chiasmus

opposite words are flipped in next phrase or line; "when the going gets tough/the tough get going"

antithesis

balanced construction of opposite words

foreshadowing

broad hint by the writer that something bad will happen later

light-dark

this kind of imagery is when brights (stars, suns) are contrasted to darks (night, moon)

Aurora

this is the goddess of the dawn

exeunt

this is the plural form of exit

grave

this mark, which is a backward accent mark, is used to add one syllable to make a line; ex: belovED

extended

an _______ metaphor is when Lady Capulet compares Paris to a book

situational

this type of irony is the opposite of what was expected happening

bawdy

this kind of humor is nasty jokes; Nurse, Capulet servants

Early Modern

Romeo and Juliet is written in ____ _____ English

anastrophe

"Yoda" speak; awkward arranged of sentences for poetic effect

anachronism

"time mistake"

soliloquy

long speech; character is alone on stage, reveals thoughts

heroic

this type of couplet is any 2 lines in the play that rhyme and is successive with each having 10 syllables

thatch

roof of Globe theater

white

this color flag meant a comedy

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