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English Literature - Romeo and Juliet
'a
a'
an' or and
anon
He
On
If
Soon or right away or coming
'a
He
a'
On
14 terms
English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Juliet
Act 1:3, The Nurse on her and Juliet
Act 1:3, obedient and reserved
Act 2:2, Rebellion but rationale
Act 2:2, Sensible, defying gender ster…
"I can tell her age unto an hour"
"But no more deep will I endart mine eye, as your will gives…
"And I'll no longer be a Capulet"... "What's in a name? That whi…
"If they do see thee, they will murder thee"... "O swear not by…
Act 1:3, The Nurse on her and Juliet
"I can tell her age unto an hour"
Act 1:3, obedient and reserved
"But no more deep will I endart mine eye, as your will gives…
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Romeo
Examples of melodrama and immaturity i…
Act 1:2 (Petrarchan Lover)
Act 1:4 (Melodrama)
Act 1:5 (Impetuous manner)
"O heavy lightness...feather of lead, bright smoke"... "Shuts up…
"One fairer than my love! The all-seeing sun ne'er saw her ma…
"With nimble soles, I have a soul of lead"
"Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er…
Examples of melodrama and immaturity i…
"O heavy lightness...feather of lead, bright smoke"... "Shuts up…
Act 1:2 (Petrarchan Lover)
"One fairer than my love! The all-seeing sun ne'er saw her ma…
13 terms
English Literature: Romeo and Juliet
Sexist/violent masculinity
Romeo's sadness @ start
Character of Lord Capulet about Juliet
Foreshadowing Romeo's death
"I will push Montague's men from the wall, and thrust his mai…
"Locks fair daylight"
"Earth hath swallow'd all my hopes but she"
"A choking gall"
Sexist/violent masculinity
"I will push Montague's men from the wall, and thrust his mai…
Romeo's sadness @ start
"Locks fair daylight"
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English literature - Romeo and Juliet
Mercutio
Tybalt
Benvolio
Friar Lawrence
The Prince's brother and one of Romeo's friends, dies from ty…
Juliet's cousin, dies from Romeo
Cousin of Montague
Romeo and Juliet's advisor
Mercutio
The Prince's brother and one of Romeo's friends, dies from ty…
Tybalt
Juliet's cousin, dies from Romeo
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English Literature Romeo and Juliet
Context
What is patriarchal society
What is carpe diem form
Sub themes of fate
Renaissance period 17th century, Elizabethan era 16th century
Women must conform to gendered expectations where fathers dec…
Where men use religion to persuade women to have sex with them
Stars time haste patriarchal society oxymorons
Context
Renaissance period 17th century, Elizabethan era 16th century
What is patriarchal society
Women must conform to gendered expectations where fathers dec…
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Romeo And Juliet - English Literature
What does the play start with?
Why does the play start with a sonnet…
Capulets?
Montagues?
A sonnet, which has rhyming couplets
So that the audience remain aware, but also to make them feel…
Juliet's family
Romeo's family
What does the play start with?
A sonnet, which has rhyming couplets
Why does the play start with a sonnet…
So that the audience remain aware, but also to make them feel…
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Literature Vocabulary ~ Romeo & Juliet
addle
ambiguity
amble
arbitrate
make unable to think clearly; confuse
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
walk or move at a slow, relaxed pace.
judge
addle
make unable to think clearly; confuse
ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
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GCSE English Literature Romeo and Juliet
Romeo - Passionate
Romeo - Changeable
Romeo - Headstrong
Juliet - Passionate
''Henceforth I will never be Romeo''
''I have forget that name and that name's woe''
''Either thou or I, or both, must go with him''
''I gave thee mine before thou didst request''
Romeo - Passionate
''Henceforth I will never be Romeo''
Romeo - Changeable
''I have forget that name and that name's woe''
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Literature- Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
addle
beguile
beseech
enmity
unable to think clearly
charm or enchant (someone) sometimes in a deceptive way
ask (someone) urgently and fervently1
state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to some…
addle
unable to think clearly
beguile
charm or enchant (someone) sometimes in a deceptive way
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Religion
Romeo, Act 1:5
Prologue
Romeo, Act 2:2
Romeo, Act 3:1
"Give me my sin again"... "This holy shrine, the gentle sin is t…
"A pair of star-crossed lovers"
"Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven" (her eyes)... "O sp…
"Away to heaven, respective lenity, and fire eyes fury be my…
Romeo, Act 1:5
"Give me my sin again"... "This holy shrine, the gentle sin is t…
Prologue
"A pair of star-crossed lovers"
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Romeo and Juliet Vocab: English Literature
adversaries
disposition
languish
nuptial
one's opponent in a contest/conflict/dispute
mindset
to long for or pine for
marriage
adversaries
one's opponent in a contest/conflict/dispute
disposition
mindset
32 terms
English - Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
allusion
aside
comedy
courtly love
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
a play that has a happy ending, usually involving marriages b…
a type of affection in which the woman is idealized but often…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
aside
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
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English Vocabulary Romeo & Juliet
wise (adj) / wisdom (n)
to confess (v) / confession (n)
pun (n)
swift (adj) / swiftly (adv)
weise / Weisheit ; ... having experience, knowledge and good jud…
gestehen, zugeben / Geständnis ; ... admit
Wortspiel, Wortwitz ; ... wordplay
eilig, schleunig ; ... quickly
wise (adj) / wisdom (n)
weise / Weisheit ; ... having experience, knowledge and good jud…
to confess (v) / confession (n)
gestehen, zugeben / Geständnis ; ... admit
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Fate Quotes
Prologue
Romeo, Act 1:5
Mercutio, Act 1:3
Romeo, Act 1:3
"A pair of star-crossed lovers"
"Hanging in the stars"
"A plague a'both your houses!"
"This day's black fate on moe days doth depend"
Prologue
"A pair of star-crossed lovers"
Romeo, Act 1:5
"Hanging in the stars"
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Death Quotes
Prologue
Prince Escalus, Act 1:1
Tybalt, Act 1:1
Tybalt, Act 1:1
"Death marked love"
"Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace"...
"Turn thee, Benvolio, look upon thy death"
"What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word. As I hate he…
Prologue
"Death marked love"
Prince Escalus, Act 1:1
"Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace"...
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Conflict Quotes
Prologue
Prince Escalus, Act 1:1
Tybalt, Act 1:5
Friar Lawrence, Act 2:3
"From ancient grudge break new mutiny, where civil blood make…
"Throw your mistempered weapons to the ground"
"Now by the stock and honour of my kin, to strike him dead I…
"For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households…
Prologue
"From ancient grudge break new mutiny, where civil blood make…
Prince Escalus, Act 1:1
"Throw your mistempered weapons to the ground"
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English Literature, Romeo + Juliet-Love Quotes
Romeo, Act 1:1
Romeo, Act 1:1
Romeo, Act 1:2
Romeo, Act 1:4
"Heavy lightness...Feather of lead, bright smoke"... (Rosaline)
"O teach my how I should forget to think"... (Rosaline)
"One fairer than my love! The all-seeing sun ne'er saw her ma…
"With nimble soles, I have a soul of lead"... ..."Under love's h…
Romeo, Act 1:1
"Heavy lightness...Feather of lead, bright smoke"... (Rosaline)
Romeo, Act 1:1
"O teach my how I should forget to think"... (Rosaline)
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English vocabulary Romeo and Juliet
dignity
mutiny
bucklers
partisans
high social rank
violence
small shields
spear-like weapons
dignity
high social rank
mutiny
violence
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Literature Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary Words
addle
beguile
beseech
enmity
make unable to think clearly; confuse
- charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way ... -…
ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore…
the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to…
addle
make unable to think clearly; confuse
beguile
- charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way ... -…
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Delp Honors English I: Romeo and Juliet literature vocabulary
Aside.
Couplet
Foil
iamb
Words that are spoken by a character in a play to the audienc…
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
A character who is used as a contrast (opposite) to another c…
A metrical foot, or unit of measure, consisting of an unstres…
Aside.
Words that are spoken by a character in a play to the audienc…
Couplet
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
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GCSE English Literature Romeo and Juliet Characters
Romeo - Passionate
Romeo - Changeable
Romeo - Headstrong
Juliet - Passionate
''Henceforth I will never be Romeo''
''I have forget that name and that name's woe''
''Either thou or I, or both, must go with him''
''I gave thee mine before thou didst request''
Romeo - Passionate
''Henceforth I will never be Romeo''
Romeo - Changeable
''I have forget that name and that name's woe''
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GCSE English Literature Romeo & Juliet Montague Quotes
Love & Hate - Lord & Lady Montague
Love & Hate - Benvolio
Love & Hate - Mercutio
Love & Hate - Paris
Hold me not, let me go
There lies the man, slain by young Romeo
A plague a' both your houses!
Younger than she are happy mothers made
Love & Hate - Lord & Lady Montague
Hold me not, let me go
Love & Hate - Benvolio
There lies the man, slain by young Romeo
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English- Romeo & Juliet Vocabulary
valiant
fray
adversary
augmenting
showing or possessing courage or determination
undoing/fight (context in play)
one's opponent in a contest or fight
making something greater by increasing it
valiant
showing or possessing courage or determination
fray
undoing/fight (context in play)
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English 9 Romeo & Juliet Vocabulary
languish
pernicious
augment
purge
v, to suffer hardship and distress; to become uninterested in…
adj, causing great injury, destruction, or ruin
v, to increase in size or amount
v, to rid of whatever is impure or undesirable
languish
v, to suffer hardship and distress; to become uninterested in…
pernicious
adj, causing great injury, destruction, or ruin
32 terms
GCSE English Literature Romeo & Juliet - Capulet Quotes
Love and Hate - Juliet
Love and Hate - Lord Capulet
Love and Hate - Lady Capulet
Love and Hate - Nurse
Then have my lips the sin that they have took
My heart is wonderous light
What say you? Can you love the gentleman?
Your love says like an honest gentleman
Love and Hate - Juliet
Then have my lips the sin that they have took
Love and Hate - Lord Capulet
My heart is wonderous light
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English: Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
monologue
soliloquy
aside
hamartia
a form of dramatic entertainment, comedic solo, or the like b…
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himse…
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or hero…
monologue
a form of dramatic entertainment, comedic solo, or the like b…
soliloquy
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himse…
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GCSE English Literature-Romeo and Juliet character quotes
'What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate…
'But woo her, gentle Paris, get her he…
'Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thith…
'O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Ro…
Tybalt- Act 1, Scene 1, line 64-64
Capulet- Act 1, Scene 2, line 15
Capulet- Act 3, Scene 5, line 155
Juliet- Act 2, Scene 2, line 33-34
'What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate…
Tybalt- Act 1, Scene 1, line 64-64
'But woo her, gentle Paris, get her he…
Capulet- Act 1, Scene 2, line 15
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
an
anon
aye
e'en
if
soon
yes
even
an
if
anon
soon
39 terms
english romeo and juliet vocabulary.
effeminate
martial
dexterity
exile
having qualities associated more with women than men; unmanly.
inclined or disposed to war; warlike.
skill in the use of the hands or body; mental skill.
to send someone into exile; to banish.
effeminate
having qualities associated more with women than men; unmanly.
martial
inclined or disposed to war; warlike.
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
drama
tragedy
prologue
sonnet
a story written to be acted for an audience
a play, novel, or other narrative that depicts serious and im…
a short introduction at the beginning of a play that gives a…
fourteen-line lyric poem that is usually written in iambic pe…
drama
a story written to be acted for an audience
tragedy
a play, novel, or other narrative that depicts serious and im…
51 terms
English: Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Stoic
Passionate
Star-cross'd
Rebellious
A school of phylosephy so men won't display emotion
An emotion displaying strong belief
A phrase by two lovers who's relationship is opposed by others
Refusing to perform what rules are
Stoic
A school of phylosephy so men won't display emotion
Passionate
An emotion displaying strong belief
30 terms
English; Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Civil
Continuance
Pernicious
Rancor
Relating to citizens; courteous and polite
The state of remaining in existence or operation
Working or spreading in a hidden or harmful way
Feeling resent, and deep anger
Civil
Relating to citizens; courteous and polite
Continuance
The state of remaining in existence or operation
9 terms
English Vocabulary Romeo and Juliet
Gallant
Fray
Martial
Agile
Brave and noble
Noisy fight
Military
Quick and easy movement
Gallant
Brave and noble
Fray
Noisy fight
20 terms
English Romeo and Juliet vocabulary
Adversaries
Portentous
Augment
Chaste
Opponents
Giving a sign or signal that something bad in going to happen
To increase in number or size
Innocent
Adversaries
Opponents
Portentous
Giving a sign or signal that something bad in going to happen
35 terms
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
prologue
dialogue
epilogue
homophones
introduction to a play or piece of literature
conversation between characters in a story or play
final scene of a play, often spoken by a main character
two or more words that are pronounced alike but spelled diffe…
prologue
introduction to a play or piece of literature
dialogue
conversation between characters in a story or play
32 terms
English - Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Adversary
Augment
Chaste
Chasity
a foe
to enlarge, to increase
virtuous, pure, modest
sexual purity
Adversary
a foe
Augment
to enlarge, to increase
English: Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Dignity
Strife
Mutiny
Posterity
High social rank
Conflict
Violence usually used to rebel against something
Future generations
Dignity
High social rank
Strife
Conflict
39 terms
english romeo and juliet vocabulary.
pernicious
adversary
fray
augment
ruinous, injurous, hurtful.
opponent, enemy.
a noisy quarrel, brawl, or fight.
to increase, enlarge.
pernicious
ruinous, injurous, hurtful.
adversary
opponent, enemy.
33 terms
GCSE English Literature Romeo & Juliet Montague Quotes
Love & Hate - Romeo
Love & Hate - Lord & Lady Montague
Love & Hate - Benvolio
Love & Hate - Mercutio
Out of her favour where I am in love
Hold me not, let me go
There lies the man, slain by young Romeo
A plague a' both your houses!
Love & Hate - Romeo
Out of her favour where I am in love
Love & Hate - Lord & Lady Montague
Hold me not, let me go
25 terms
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Choler
Fray
Strife
Toil
Anger; wrath
Fight; battle
Bitter conflict
Hard and continuous work
Choler
Anger; wrath
Fray
Fight; battle
30 terms
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Pernicious
Adversary
Augmenting
Grievance
Causing great injury or ruin
Person who opposes or fights against another.
Increasing; enlarging
Injustice; complaint
Pernicious
Causing great injury or ruin
Adversary
Person who opposes or fights against another.
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English: Romeo and Juliet| vocabulary
Pernicious
Posterity
Anguish
Profane
Highly injurious or destructive: deadly
All future generations
Extreme suffering, grief, or pain
To treat (a holy place or object) with great disrespect
Pernicious
Highly injurious or destructive: deadly
Posterity
All future generations
34 terms
Romeo & Juliet Vocabulary - English I
ambiguous (Act 5)
ascend (Act 3)
augment (Act 1)
baleful (Act 2)
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
to make greater or to supplement
destructive, deadly
ambiguous (Act 5)
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
ascend (Act 3)
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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English Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Vocabulary
effeminate
garish
exile
plague
unmanly; womanly; soft and weak
excessively bright; glaring.
the act of expelling a person from their native land
A deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person.
effeminate
unmanly; womanly; soft and weak
garish
excessively bright; glaring.
12 terms
English Romeo and Juliet vocabulary
Profane
Rapier
Trifling
Solemnity
Unholy
A sword
Small
Serious
Profane
Unholy
Rapier
A sword
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English romeo and Juliet vocabulary
Monologue
Soliloquy
Dialogue
Aside
A long speech between characters
Speech by themselves
Character talks to another character
Character speaking to the audience
Monologue
A long speech between characters
Soliloquy
Speech by themselves
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English romeo and Juliet vocabulary
Punder
Valor
Mandate
Exile
go through, look through; steal with force
great courage in the face of danger; brave
An official order to do something; law
Being barred from someone's native land
Punder
go through, look through; steal with force
Valor
great courage in the face of danger; brave
15 terms
English Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary
Soliloquy
aside
blank verse
inversion
an utterance by a person who is talking to themselves when ot…
way from ones thoughts or considerations; in a separate place…
an unrhymed verse esp in unrhymed iambic pentameter
being inverted or a change from a basic word order to an inve…
Soliloquy
an utterance by a person who is talking to themselves when ot…
aside
way from ones thoughts or considerations; in a separate place…
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English Vocabulary Romeo and Juliet
Fray
Forswear
Scorn
Solemenity
A noisy fight
Formally rejecting a held belief
A lack of respect
A trait of dignified seriousness
Fray
A noisy fight
Forswear
Formally rejecting a held belief
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