Katherine Phillips - ROMEO AND JULIET: Act II Reading and Study Guide

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ROMEO AND JULIET: Act II Reading and Study Guide I. VOCABULARY: Be able to define the following words and understand them when they appear in the play. cunning __ having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion. ___ vile ___ extremely unpleasant. ___ predominant ____ present as the strongest or main element.: ___ unwieldy ___ difficult to carry or move because of its size, shape, or weight. ____ II. LITERARY TERMS: Be able to define each term and apply each term to the play. analogy: ___ a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification. ___ Example: ____________________________________________________ imagery: __ visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work ___ irony:__ the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. ____ Example: ________________________________________________________ I. dramatic irony ___ when we know something the character doesnt __ Example: ________________________________________________________
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