Courtly love

In this lesson, we will explore the contextual concept of courtly love. Using Romeo's early speeches in the play, we will evaluate the extent to which Romeo could be considered a typical courtly lover.

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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 melodramatic?

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Q2.What is the name of the girl that Romeo is in love with at the start of the play?

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Q3.Which character mocks Romeo for his foolish infatuation?

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Q4.What event have Romeo and Benvolio decided to attend at the end of this scene?

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Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare use to emphasise Romeo's infatuation?

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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 melodramatic?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the girl that Romeo is in love with at the start of the play?

2/5

Q3.Which character mocks Romeo for his foolish infatuation?

3/5

Q4.What event have Romeo and Benvolio decided to attend at the end of this scene?

4/5

Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare use to emphasise Romeo's infatuation?

5/5

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Courtly Love

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 courtship?

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Q2.Which of the following is not true about Elizabethan courtship?

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Q3.Romeo demonstrates a typical 'courtly love' obsession with Rosaline at the beginning of the play. True or false?

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Q4.Which of the following is a phrase used by Romeo to show his love for Rosaline?

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Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare use to present Romeo as a typical courtly lover?

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Quiz:

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Courtly Love

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 courtship?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is not true about Elizabethan courtship?

2/5

Q3.Romeo demonstrates a typical 'courtly love' obsession with Rosaline at the beginning of the play. True or false?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is a phrase used by Romeo to show his love for Rosaline?

4/5

Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare use to present Romeo as a typical courtly lover?

5/5

Lesson summary: Courtly love

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