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WCS English 1 Romeo and Juliet
is an apparent contradiction in terms. ex. jumbo shrimp
is a word that imitates a sound ex. hiss
is a comparison of two unlike things using a word such as like or as ex. She sings like a nightingale
is an implied comparison
is a special type of metaphor in which human characteristics are given to something not human ex. That is a stubborn door
is a repetition of the same consonant sounds in words that are close together ex. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
is a repetition of similar vowel sounds that are followed by different consonant sounds ex. golden notes
is an exaggeration for effect ex. She cried a river of tears
is a humorous play on words that sound alike but have different meanings or when a word has more than one meaning ex. What did the carnival owner say? It was a fair deal
is a reference to a character from myth, the Bible, or popular culture. ex. He has the LeMidas touch.
is when language appeals to one or more of the senses ex. The tilting notes of the swallow soared over the flower-filled meadow
is the repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them ex. choice and voice
is when the rhyme is at the end of two lines of poetry ex. Old Mother Hubbard
Went to the cupboard
is when the rhyme is within a single line of poetry ex. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I wandered weak and weary
is when two words are alike in some sound but do not rhyme exactly ex. it hurts me now to know
April 23, 1564
(Give date) shakespeare is born
April 23, 1616
(Give date) shakespeare's death
tragedy, comedy and history
What are Shakespeare's three types of plays?
What does sonnet mean in Italian?
Where does the play take place?
moon, stars, and sun
What are the three celestial bodies that Romeo compares Juliet to?
Who said "a plague o' both your houses!"
Who does Romeo go to get the poison?
What city is Romeo banished to?
What stops the Friar's letter from being delivered?
What King was known for the war of the roses?
What King was known as the Defender of Faith?
How many wives did Henry VIII have?
Who became King after Henry VIII died?
(Bloody) Mary I
Who became Queen after Edward VI died?
Who had the longest rule out of all the Tudor Monarchs?
(Bloody) Mary I
Who was known for killing thousands of protestants when she came to rule?
Who was known as the Virgin Queen?
is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of certain magnitude; with incidents arousing pity and fear
plot, character, thought, diction, song, spectacle
What are the six elements of tragedy by order of importance? (hint PCTDSS)
the end of tragedy, means purging
is a grouping of two lines
grouping of three lines
grouping of four lines
grouping of six lines
two quatrains; grouping of eight lines
What quatrain introduces the problem?
What quatrain elaborates on the problem?
What quatrain continues the theme but provides a turn?
What provides the resolution?
a line of poetry made up of five iambs
contains one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
What kind of meter does Shakespeare use?
What is the rhyme scheme that Shakespeare uses?
alternating end rhyme
What kind of rhyme does Shakespeare use?