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Romeo and Juliet Act I and II
Terms in this set (27)
Where is the setting of the play?
1500's Verona Italy
The timeline of the play
What are the elements of a tragedy?
Serous. Hero most of the time dies
What is the rhyme scheme of a sonnet?
A,B, A, B, C, D, C, D, E, F, E, F, G, G
Explain the basics of iambic pentameter
10 syllables per line. Rotates back and forth
Summarize and explain the prologue of the play
End a long lived feud for love
Explain star crossed lovers
Fate wont let them be together
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Example of Hyperbole
Star Crossed Lovers
be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Example of Foreshadowing
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Example of Metaphor
Think thy swan a cow
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