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Romeo & Juliet Act 1

question What is one metaphor Romeo uses to describe love? How does this metaphor connect with the emotion of love? answer smoke, fire, sea question What are three reasons Lord Capulet doesn’t fully support the marriage between Juliet and Paris? answer (1) Juliet is too young (2) Juliet is his only surviving child (3) He […]

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Soliloquy and Figures of Speech in Romeo and Juliet, Part 4

question Puns were used by Shakespeare to A. explain historical background to the audience. B. add humor or hidden meanings to a scene. C. create a tone of confusion in his plays. D. encourage audiences to listen more carefully. answer B. add humor or hidden meanings to a scene. question Read the exchange between Romeo […]

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Romeo and Juliet Act III Questions

question a brief remark by a character revealing his or her true thoughts or feelings, unheard by other characters answer Which of the following correctly defines an aside? question Why did you interfere? Why did you interfere? Your arm allowed him to stab me. answer After he is wounded in Scene i, Mercutio says to […]

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Romeo and Juliet (Figurative Language)

question Metaphor answer “It is the East, and Juliet is the sun.” question Pun answer “Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man.” question Simile answer “My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep.” question Personification answer “Death is my son-in-law. Death is my heir.” question Alliteration […]

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Romeo and Juliet Figurative Language Test

question Allusion answer A reference to a work of literature, an actual even, a person, a place, or known information that the writer or speaker expects his/her audience to recognize. question Archetypes answer An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned (the hero, the outcast, star-crossed lovers). question Aside answer A […]

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Romeo & Juliet – Figurative language in Act 2 Scene 2

question “It is the east, and Juliet is the sun” (2.2.3). answer metaphor – it compares Juliet to the sun question “Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon” (2.2.4). answer personification – gives human qualities to the moon. It is envious (jealous). question “Who is already sick and pale with grief that thou, her […]

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Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Figurative Language

question (Act 3, scene 1, line 30) Mercutio: “The fee simple? O simple!” answer “Fee simple”? How simple! This is an example of a pun. question (Act 3, scene 1, lines 40-41) Tybalt: “Mercutio, thou consortest with Romeo?” Mercutio: “Consort? What, dost thou make us minstrels?” answer Tybalt: “Mercutio–you belong to Romeo’s group–” Mercutio: “Group? […]

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Literary Devices and Terms – Romeo and Juliet – 9X English

question Symbolism answer An object, action or even that is representing another to give it an entirely different meaning that is much deeper and more significant. question Metaphor answer A figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are apparently unrelated but share some common characteristics. question Alliteration […]

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Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Scene 4 Plot

question What are Benvolio and Mercutio doing as the scene opens? answer Looking for Romeo. question To what do they attribute Romeo’s strange behavior? answer Rosaline fell in love. question What new occurrence in the Montague/Capulet feud does Mercutio and Belvolio know about that Romeo has no knowledge? answer Tybalt challenged Romeo to a duel. […]

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1, 2, and 3 – Scene Setting, plot, and Characters

question Act 1 Scene 1 Setting answer Strolling through the streets of Verona question Act 1 scene 1 Plot answer They start arguing with the montague family but the prince, lady montague, and montague comes and stops the fight but if it happens again, death! Romeo is depressed bc Rosaline doesn’t want him. question Act […]

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Act 1 Vocab for Romeo & Juliet

question profaners answer those who have irreverence for what is sacred question pernicious answer evil; wicked question augmenting answer to make (something already developed) greater question portentous answer foreboding (something bad is going to happen) question transgression answer A violation of a law, command, or duty question posterity answer future generations question languish answer to […]

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Romeo and Juliet – Act 3 Vocabulary

question doublet answer a close fitting jacket (sometimes worn with a short skirt, and a common dress for men during the Renaissance) question bandy answer fighting or to throw or strike to and fro from side to side (a ball, in tennis, for example) question truce answer a suspension of hostilities for a period for […]

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Act 2 Vocab for Romeo & Juliet

question Invocation answer a chant used in conjuring question Envious answer feeling, expressing, or characterized by envy question Discourses answer to narrate or discuss question Enmity answer deep-seated, often mutual hatred question Impute answer to attribute; give credit question Predominant answer most common or conspicuous question Chide answer to express disapproval question Rancor answer bitter […]

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Romeo and Juliet TEST

question The purpose of the Chorus in the prologue is to… answer introduce the story line question Why is the Prince angry with the Capulets and the Montagues? answer both families have been fighting question How does Romeo feel when he thinks about Rosaline? answer sad question Lord Capulet suggests that Paris should… answer leave […]

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Romeo and Juliet: Act II Reading and Study Guide – Vocabulary and Literary Terms

question Vocabulary Cunning: answer Sneaky question Vocabulary Vile: answer Unpleasant question Vocabulary Predominant: answer The strongest or most important question Vocabulary Unwieldy: answer Doesn’t function properly question Literary Terms Analogy: answer Comparison of 2 things question Literary Terms Imagery: answer Use of vivid expression question Literary Terms Irony: answer Expression that means opposite of what […]

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Act 4 Romeo and Juliet Questions and Answers

question How does Paris think Juliet feels about him? answer He thinks she loves him question What does Juliet ask of Friar Laurence? answer A solution to her problem question What does Juliet say she will do if she cannot find a way out of marrying paris? answer She will kill her self question How […]

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Romeo and Juliet: Act II Reading and Study Guide – Questions

Scene 1 What does Mercutio say about blind love? You can’t love if you are blind Scene 2 When Juliet appears in the balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? The sun Scene 2 How does Juliet “speak, yet… [say] nothing”? Juliet uses body language Scene 2 When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, […]

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Romeo And Juliet Act 2 Study Guide

question what does mercutio say about blind love? answer cant hit the mark question when juliet appears on her balcony what does romeo compare her to? answer the sun question how does juliet speak but yet say nothing? answer by the way she looks question when juliet leans her cheek in her hand what doees […]

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Short Answer Study Guide Questions~ Romeo and Juliet Act I

Why do Sampson and Gregory fight with Montague’s men? They fight because Sampson and Gregory were making crude comments and rude gestures at the Montagues, however, in reality, it is to show that the feud between the two families is so deep that even the servants despise each other. Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the […]

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Romeo and Juliet Study Guide Questions

question What does it mean that Romeo and Juliet are “star-crossed” lovers? answer their love is fated by the stars question What are Sampson and Gregory talking about at the beginning of the play? answer the grudge btw the Montagues and Capulets question What does Benvolio do when he encounters the servants fighting? answer try […]

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Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Study Guide Questions

question What is the first thing Romeo does in Act II? answer Romeo leaves the party question Why won’t Romeo answer his friends when they call him? answer He is too concerned about his love for Juliet question Why does Juliet confess her love for Romeo while he is in the garden listening? answer She […]

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