A true romantic. Initially lusts after Rosaline, but settles on Juliet. Some might consider him a coward for using poison to kill himself...
Romeo's cousin. He thinks Romeo should get over Rosaline -- "examine other beauties."
Juliet's father. At first, he thinks she's too young for marriage. After Tybalt's death, he agrees to let Paris marry his daughter.
A man seeking Juliet's hand in marriage. He is a relative to the Prince
Juliet's mother, who increasingly pushes Paris' marriage onto Juliet as the play moves along.
She basically raised Juliet, and views her as her own daughter.
Daughter of the Capulets, she falls in love with Romeo. She eventually commits suicide by stabbing herself with a dagger.
Romeo's mother, who dies from heartbreak over Romeo's banishment after he kills Tybalt
Sells Romeo the poison
Comparing two opposites -- "feather of lead."
Was quarantined and did not deliver the Friar Laurence's letter to Romeo
Romeo's servant; Saw Juliet's funeral and told Romeo that she was dead
Juliet's method of suicide
Romeo's best friend. Dies cursing both families. Not a fan of dreams.
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur close together in a series.
Romeo goes to this city during his banishment.
Queen of the fairies who visits us in our sleep.
Prince of cats. A skilled fighter and excellent swordsman.
Shakespeare's language. The term comes from the Queen of England during the 16th century.
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.
a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.
the person who comes out and speaks to the audience to get their attention and provide a preview of the play.
one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
Synonymous with Iamb, 2 syllables
14 Lined Poem written in iambic pentameter with a defined rhyme scheme
a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
A sonnet's Rhyme Scheme is....
ABAB, CDCD, EFEF, GG
the mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one, often with unintentionally amusing effect, as in, for example, "dance a flamingo " (instead of flamenco ).
In fiction, a foil is a character who contrasts with another character —usually the protagonist— to highlight particular qualities of the other character. In some cases, a subplot can be used as a foil to the main plot.
This character dies as a result of grieving for banished Romeo....
How many times have the Capulet / Montague families disturbed the streets of Verona?