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An Introduction to Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet, Part 1

Read these lines from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. And the continuance of their parents’ rage, Which, but their children’s end, nought could remove, What is the best paraphrasing of these lines? A. Even their children’s deaths could not end the parents’ rage. B. Nothing but their children’s deaths could stop the parents’ anger….

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“Claiming an Education” Adrienne Rich (1979) – Implies ethical and intellectual contract between student and teacher – Don’t think of yourself as receiving an education, think of yourself as claiming one. -What you learn at college is how men perceived and organized their experience, their history, their ideas, etc. (when you read/hear about “great issues”,…

World History

Christine de Pizan is best known for her: A: love affair with Hannibal B: defense of the poor C: written defense of women D: long hair C: written defense of women Christian Humanists believed that: A: the liberal studies enabled individuals to reach their potential B: by studying biology, one could assure one’s salvation C:…

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William Shakespeare – A Life of Drama

When was Shakespeare born? April 23rd, 1554 What is the name of his hometown? Stratford-on-Avon Name his parents. John and Mary Shakespeare What are “the lost years?” From the time he left Stratford to the time he left in London What is his wife’s name? Anne Hathaway Name his children. Hamnet Judith Susanna What year…

William Shakespeare Webquest

Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford- Avon, United Kingdom What date was he born? April 23, 1564 Whom did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway What day did he die? What is unusual about this date? He died April 23, 1616. That is unusual because that is St. George’s Day and 4 weeks prior to his death, March…

William Shakespeare Scavenger Hunt

Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford-upon-Avon, UK Who were his parents? John Shakespeare and Mary Shakespeare (Arden) When was Shakespeare baptized? April 26, 1564 What was his father’s occupation? farmer, glove maker, tradesman, bailiff/mayor Who did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway How many kids did he have? 3 What were his kids’ names? Hamnet, Susanna, Judith When…

Unit 4 English test

Which poet makes the most use of personification? Sidney In “Sonnet 75”, Spenser makes the point that.. his poem will immortalize his beloved and their love “Sonnet 35” can be termed a.. complaint of someone sick with love. In line 5 of “Sonnet 75,” “that does in vain assay,” what does the term “assay” mean?…

Unit Test

Which ideas describe a round character? Check all that apply. 1. The character experiences a variety of human emotions. 2. The character possesses a complex personality. 3. The character grows or develops over the course of a play. What theme does this excerpt most reflect? True friends don’t leave you. If Shakespeare kills the character…

The Northern renaissance quiz

The image shows a painting by Han Holbein the Younger called The Ambassadors. Based on the painting, which best states how Holbein contributed to the Northern Renaissance? Holbein blended techniques from the Italian Renaissance with his own artistic style. The Italian wars that began in 1494 helped spread Renaissance ideas to France. A Northern Renaissance…

The Northern Renaissance

By 1500, Renaissance ideas were mainly being spread across Europe through speeches. books. recordings. politicians. B How did the end of the Hundred Years’ War in 1453 help spread the Renaissance across northern Europe? It allowed France to focus on the Renaissance. It allowed Spain to focus on the Renaissance. It allowed Germany to focus…

THE 101 Midterm- Foster

1. The Greek term for the “carrier of the action” in a tragedy is Protagonist The purging or cleansing of the audience’s pity and terror at the climax of a tragedy Catharsis In play construction the single action that initiates the major conflict of the play si called the Inciting Incident 4. Which element describes…

The Great Migration 2

In the early 1900s, the Chicago Defender was an African American newspaper The Harlem Renaissance helped bridge cultural divides between which groups? whites and African Americans Who was called the “Shakespeare of Harlem” during the Harlem Renaissance? Langston Hughes Which description best characterizes the jazz of the Harlem Renaissance? Jazz combined four African American musical…

The Northern Renaissance

By 1500, Renaissance ideas were mainly being spread across Europe through books. Which best describes printing before the invention of the Gutenberg printing press? a long, expensive process Based on the painting, which best states how Holbein contributed to the Northern Renaissance? Holbein blended techniques from the Italian Renaissance with his own artistic style. After…

sonnets

how many lines make up a sonnet? 14 what are the four main parts of a sonnet? couplet: 2 lines, quatrain: 4 lines, setest: 6 lines, octave: 8 lines what is a rhyme scheme? the pattern at the end of the line designated by a lettering system. ex: ABABCBC Apostrophe a poet or speaker addressing…

Soliloquy and Figures of Speech in Romeo and Juliet, Part 4 Eng 2 answer keys

Read the dialogue found in Act II, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo: Good morrow to you both. What counterfeit did I give you? Mercutio: The slip, sir, the slip; can you not conceive? Romeo: Pardon, good Mercutio, my business was great; and in such a case as mine a man may strain courtesy….

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