Pre-AP English II
Merchant of Venice PRI
Author: William Shakespeare
Type of Plot: Romantic Comedy
Setting: Venice, Italy between 1366 and 1396
List of major characters: Antonio, Shylock, Bassanio, Portia, Gratia
Gateway of Despair
Cantos III lines 1-21
I AM THE WAY INTO THE CITY OF WOE.
I AM THE WAY TO A FORSAKEN PEOPLE.
I AM THE WAY INTO ETERNAL SORROW.
SACRED JUSTICE MOVED MY ARCHITECT.
I WAS RAISED HERE BY DIVINE OMNIPOTENCE,
PRIMORDIAL LOVE AND ULTIMATE INTEL
Adam favors Aaron and is over excited about Aaron.
Adam is over-enthusiastic about Arons return and cant wait to see what change there
is in his behavior and knowledge(532).
This illustrates how Adam is favoring Aaron too much.
Adam loves Aaro
Rappaccinis Daughter Group Assignment
1. Choose one of the following topics. Sign up with the teacher for your topic:
Carefully read Rappaccinis Daughter. Then write an essay in which you
analyze the light and dark imagery used by the author a
During our caravan of horror where men were separated
from women and children, people were groaning, crying, and
praying. Germans are ordering our movements and screaming
for us to go faster. Everyone is telling others frantic messages
Character Analysis Rough Draft 2
By Alec Bockelman
She opened the first page and I heard poetry for the first time in my life.
Mrs.Flowers from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou is an elegant,
popular black lady who helps Marguerite feel spe
DSHS English Department Terminology
Archetype: Original model from which something is developed or made; in literary
criticism those images, figures, character types, settings, and story patterns that are
universally shared by the people ac