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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
red
this color flag meant a historical play
black
this color flag meant a tragedy
oxymoron
opposite words; words are touching; ex: bittersweet, feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health
huts
sound effects room of Globe theater
tiring room
room in Globe theater for putting on costumes
yard
where the poor people watched the play
impulsive
Romeo and Juliet's tragic flaw is that they are too ________
epithet
descriptive phrase used with name; ex: Tybalt the Cat; Alexander the Great; Curious George
vocation
one's job
avocation
one's hobby
paradox
contradictory statement which is a "puzzle"
conceit
gross exaggeration
Cupid
Which Roman god is alluded to in the following: ""Alas that love, whose view is muffled still,
Should without eyes see pathways to his will"
fortune's fool
After killing Tybalt, Romeo refers to himself as this
Romeo
After the Nurse returns to Juliet in Act III, she is first led to believe that this character is dead
worse
Romeo feels being exiled is (better/worse) than death