Romeo and Juliet

Define foil. A character in literature that has qualities that are in sharp contrast to another character, thus emphasizing the traits of each.
tragedy narrative about serious and imiportant actions that end unhappily.
oxymoron combines two words of contrasting meaning to convey a single thought or idea.
malapropism a ridiculous misuse of words, especially a confusion of two words.
pun a play on words; two distinct meanings are suggested by the same word or by two similar sounding words.
foreshadowing the use of events that will occur later in the plot
The two families are fighting because of an ancient grudge of which no one knows the cause.
In the beginning, the people involved in the fight included the two families as well as servants and civilizans in the town participated.
This is a sad story of young couple’s ill fated love.
The parents anger is finally ended by the deaths of the children.
The number of hours for this play to be presented on state is two.
Sampson and Gregory fight with Montagues men to carry on the ancient grudge of the families they serve.
Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the servants fighting and Benvolio tries to stop the fighting.
Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the servants fighting and Tybalt starts to engage in fighting because he loves a good fight.
When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to fight also.
Lady Capulet insults her husband when he wants to fight by saying you need a crutch.
Lady Montague is concerned with her husband joining in the fight because she doesn’t want him to get in trouble or to get hurt.
The opening skirmish was ended by the prince Escalus ended it by saying the families would pay for any more fighting with their lives.
Benvolio suggests to Romeo in order to cheer up that he should examine other beauties.
Romeo is sad at first because he loves Rosalind who will not return his love.
Paris asks Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage and Capulet replies, not yet, I want her to wait two more summers.
Caulet is giving a feast because it was a way for Juliet to meet Paris and/or other potential husbands.
Romeo finds out about the feast when he helps the Capulet servant read the guest list.
Romeo decides to go to the party when he sees Rosalind’s name on the list and hej ust wants to see her again.
Juliet’s relationship with her family at the beginning is close to the nurse and respectful of her parents.
Romeo tells Benvolio, foreshadowing future action in the play that, he had a dream that something bad would happen because of attending the party that night.
The dream Romeo had was that something that happened at the party would cause his untimely death.
Romeo’s reaction when first seeing Juliet was to say that her beauty is overwhelming.
Capulet forbids Tybalt to fight with Romeo at the banquet because he has heard that Romeo is well respected young man and he does not want a disturbance at the p arty.
When Romeo and Juliet first meet, they refer to each other in religions terms.because this is a first, very respectful meeting.
When Romeo and Juliet refer to each other in religious terms, in may foreshadow marriage, a holy sacrament.
Juliet says about Romeo, when she discovers who he is “it is too late, I am in love with my enemy.
Romeo says “Oh, dear account, my life is my foe’s death.”, What does he mean? He means to say that his life and happiness is in the hands of his enemy, the Capulets.
Shakespeare was born in Stratford Upon Avon, England, around 1564, April
The education of Shakespeare included grammar school.
Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway and had three children.
Shakespeare was doing work in 1592 as an actor and a playwright.
The Lord Chamberlains’s men were a theatrical company for which Shakespear worked.
Lord Chamberlain’s men was later renamed “The King’s men” because King James provided financial assistance to the group
Shakespear was with The King’s Men” for 18 years.
Romeo and Juliet was written between 1594-96
When Shakespeare retired in 1612, he had written 37 plays.
April 23, 1616 Shakespeare died.
The Wooden O is The first permanent theater in England where Shakespeare’s plays were performed.
Describe the Globe Open sky, three levels, round shaped, platform stage
How was the stage “set” if there was not much scenery or furniture? through language.
Plays were performed in the afternoon because sun illuminated the stage.
Groundlings were people who paid a penny to see the play and stood on the ground.
Women’s parts were played by boys.

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