Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Quiz Review Act II Scenes 1-6
How to Prepare for the Quiz • Read the entire Act II of the play • Read ALL of the sidebar information including the vocabulary terms • Take notes on the information you think is likely to be on the quiz • Take notes on the information YOU DID NOT KNOW and try to learn it before the quiz • Review the Literary and Reading Focus information at the beginning of the play • Answer ALL the questions at the end of the Act II as well as the questions on the bottom of the pages as you read the play
Sidebar Information Review the sidebar information and write down any BOLD PRINT WORDS/PHRASES you see. Stage Directions Soliloquy Scene Design – Staging the Play Figures of Speech Aside Monologue Dialogue Puns Comedy Sonnet – Blank Verse Rhymed Couplets – Rhyme Scheme
Things to Know Elements of Drama and Tragedy Purpose of Drama Setting the Stage - Interpretation Role the Characters have Played (Mercutio, Tybalt, Friar Laurence) Shakespeare’s Language/Vocabulary Literary Terms – soliloquy, monologue, aside, foil… Literary Terms – turning point, complication, exposition, foreshadowing, dramatic irony Purpose of Humor (in a Tragedy) What’s in a Name Speech – Scene 2
Act II Questions Pages 870-871 Answer Questions 1-12 on page 870 Read the Vocabulary Development Information and
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