Benvolio and Tybalt (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore the characterisation of Benvolio. We will consider Shakespeare's use of flat characterisation, and how he purposefully constructs Benvolio's character in order to create a sense of contrast within the narrative.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of a catalyst?

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Q2.True or False:Shakespeare uses round characterisation in his presentation of Juliet.

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Q3.Which of the following characters would be considered Juliet's trusted confidant?

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Q4.Which is arguably the best example of a catalyst for Juliet's transforming character?

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Q5.Which of the following quotations best demonstrates Juliet's final transformation in the text into a bold and independent rebel?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of a catalyst?

1/5

Q2.True or False:Shakespeare uses round characterisation in his presentation of Juliet.

2/5

Q3.Which of the following characters would be considered Juliet's trusted confidant?

3/5

Q4.Which is arguably the best example of a catalyst for Juliet's transforming character?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following quotations best demonstrates Juliet's final transformation in the text into a bold and independent rebel?

5/5

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Benvolio and Tybalt

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Q1.What is the definition of 'placatory'?

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Q2.True or False: Benvolio would be considered a flat character.

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Q3.What is Benvolio's 'role' in both Act 1, Scene 1 and Act 3, Scene 1?

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Q4.Which of the following adjectives would you NOT use to describe Benvolio's characterisation?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a quotation from Benvolio's character?

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Benvolio and Tybalt

Now you have completed the lesson content for today, have a go at the following quiz which will assess your understanding of the content that we have covered together! Good luck!

Q1.What is the definition of 'placatory'?

1/5

Q2.True or False: Benvolio would be considered a flat character.

2/5

Q3.What is Benvolio's 'role' in both Act 1, Scene 1 and Act 3, Scene 1?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following adjectives would you NOT use to describe Benvolio's characterisation?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is NOT a quotation from Benvolio's character?

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Lesson summary: Benvolio and Tybalt (Part 1)

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