Romeo and Juliet Acts 1 & 2

Aside When a characters dialogue is spoken but not heard by other characters onstage, speaking directly to the audience
Dramatic Irony The audience is aware of what’s going on or what might happen or what is being said but the characters don’t know
Example of dramatic irony When Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time they don’t know they are enemies but the audience does.
Situational Irony When the outcome turns out to be different then what was expected
Example of situational irony When a messenger is sent with a message so get to Romeo but he doesn’t get it so he commits suicide
Verbal Irony When something is said that is the opposite of what is meant
Example of Verbal Irony When Mercutio is calling Rosaline’s name to try to find Romeo in the garden
Foreshadowing The use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest what action is to come
Example of foreshadowing Romeo talking about his dream that he was dying. It really was fate because he commits suicide
Monologue A speech presented by a single character to the audience
Example of monologue The chorus speaking to the audience in the prologue
Soliloquy A single character speaking to himself or herself
Example of soliloquy Juliet talking to herself on balconyRomeo talking to himself in the garden Juliet waiting for the nurse
What act and scene is the balcony scene? Act 2 Scene 2
Setting? Fair Verona
Time period 14th century
What does consent mean? To give permission to
What does where for art thou Romeo mean? Why must you be Romeo?
What does consent mean? Give permission to
Montague Servants Abraham and Balthasar
Capulets Servants Gregory, Sampson, and Peter
Cousin do Juliet Tybalt
Cousins on Romeo Mercutio and Benvolio