10. IDENTIFY - Act II is fairly happy, a kind of calm before the storm, but Shakespeare does remind us that this is a tragedy and will end unhappily. Find lines that foreshadowtrouble ahead. •. Scene 2, lines 77-78 •. Scene 5, lines 9-15
Act II Questions Pages 870-871 Literary Focus: Tragedy 11. EVALUATE – In terms of dramatic structure (exposition, rising action, turning point, climax, resolution), where are we when Act II ends?
Act II Questions Pages 870-871 Literary Focus: Dramatic Irony 12. ANALYZE - DRAMATIC IRONY occurs when the audience knows something that a character does NOT know. Since the prologue told us how the play will end, we sense the irony when we hear the friar’s motive for marrying the lovers. Find another moment of dramatic irony in this act, when you know something the characters do not.
Act II Questions Pages 870-871 Literary Focus: Dramatic Irony 12. ANALYZE•.Mercutio and Benvolio believe that Romeo still loves Rosaline•.Romeo and Juliet volunteer to die for love during several of their speeches
STUDY • Review a little each night as you read the play. • Re-read what you do not understand • Read the extra information about the play • Pay attention to the videos • Pay attention to what the teacher says • Pay attention to what other students have to say • Ask questions when you do not understand • Do all of the assigned work, especially when it is difficult • Think about the play and try to make a personal connection to the events and characters
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