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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know for an analysis of Romeo and Juliet for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Role of fate in Romeo and Juliet
- Major themes of the play
- Symbols and motifs found in the play
- Shakespeare's use of literary devices
- Relationship between the 'Pyramus and Thisbe' myth and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night's Dream
1. Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Famous Star-Crossed Lovers
Great tragedies resonate throughout time. In this lesson, we'll go over the role of fate in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. We'll explore the story of his star-crossed lovers and explain some of his most famous quotes.
2. Themes in Romeo and Juliet
In this lesson on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, we will discuss the themes of the forcefulness of love; love as a cause of violence; the individual versus society; and the inevitability of fate.
3. Motifs and Symbols in Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is filled with motifs and symbols that serve to provide understanding of the inner thoughts of the characters. We will look at the imagery of light and dark and opposing points of view as well as the symbols of poison and thumb-biting.
4. Literary Devices in Romeo and Juliet
'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare uses literary devices such as puns, foreshadowing, and metaphors to keep the reader engaged and move the plot forward. This lesson goes over some examples.
Romeo & Juliet Vocabulary Words Flashcards
This flashcard set focuses on vocabulary words associated with Acts 1 and 2 of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Use this flashcard to set to build your comprehension of Shakespearean English.
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- Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Summary & Study Guide
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