Romeo and Juliet/Shakespeare/Archetype Quiz – English

The Hero The protagonist of the story who’s past is a mystery, and endures pain that leads to a greater good.
The Mentor Serves as a role model to the protagonist.
The Initiates Young heroes who must endure training.
Orphaned Hero A hero who is spirited away as a young man and raised by strangers. (Doesn’t know/have their real parents)
Hunting Group of Comapnions Loyal to hero, a group willing to face danger in order to be together.
Earthmother Symbolic of abundance, fertility, and knowledge.
Temptress Sensuous with beauty, hero is physically attracted to her but she will ultimately bring about his downfall.
The Unfaithful Wife Woman, married to a man she sees dull, commits an act of infidelity.
Damsel in Distress Vulnerable woman who must be rescued by the hero.
Star Crossed Lovers Two characters engaged in a love affair that is fated to end tragically.
The Loyal Retainer Somewhat heroic, their duty is to protect the hero.
The Outcast Banished by a society or group, moves from place to place.
The Friendly Beast Shows characteristics of the hero, finds villains threatening and may attempt to warn the hero.
The Evil Figure With the Ultimately Good Heart Starts out evil but eventually returns to good in the end.
Creature of a Nightmare Monster summoned from the deepest, darkest parts of the mind. Often a perverse or desecrate form of human.
The Scapegoat Human or animal, death makes them a more powerful force.
Devil Figure Evil incarnate, will tempt, cheat, steal, lie, and destroy anyone or anything he comes into contact with.
What job did Shakespeare have before becoming a writer? Actor
What are the three types of stories he wrote? Tragedy, comedy, and history
Where did his money come from when he was an actor? He got money from being a shareholder in his company.
What was Juliet’s last name? Capulet
What was Romeo’s last name? Montague
Who was Tybalt? Juliet’s cousin
True or False: The prologue of Romeo and Juliet says the ending of the play. True
When a character expresses their feelings/thoughts out loud on stage. Soliloquy
A long, uninterrupted speech (in a narrative or drama) that is spoken in the presence of other characters, the other characters can hear this. Monologue
A play on two words similar in sound but different in meaning Pun
involves a situation in a narrative in which the reader knows something about present or future circumstances that the character does not know. Dramatic Irony
When poetry consists of five feet in each line, it is written in pentameter. Each foot has a set number of syllables. Pentameter
A unit or foot of poetry that consists of a lightly stressed syllable followed by a heavily stressed syllable Iamb