Fate (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of fate in Romeo and Juliet. We will revisit the contextual Elizabethan attitudes towards fate and re-examine some of the most interesting interpretations of fate that Shakespeare presents across his narrative.

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!

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Question 2

Question 3

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Question 5

Q1.What is the correct literary definition of 'Fate'?

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Q2.True or False: Shakespeare uses a range of both explicit and more subtle foreshadowing within Romeo and Juliet.

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Q3.Which of the following scenes is fate most clearly referenced for the audience?

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Q4.Which two examples of motif within Romeo and Juliet are used by Shakespeare to present his ideas about fate?

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Q5.Can you complete the following quotation from the Romeo in Act 5, Scene 1: "“Is it even so? then I ........you, .............!”

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the correct literary definition of 'Fate'?

1/5

Q2.True or False: Shakespeare uses a range of both explicit and more subtle foreshadowing within Romeo and Juliet.

2/5

Q3.Which of the following scenes is fate most clearly referenced for the audience?

3/5

Q4.Which two examples of motif within Romeo and Juliet are used by Shakespeare to present his ideas about fate?

4/5

Q5.Can you complete the following quotation from the Romeo in Act 5, Scene 1: "“Is it even so? then I ........you, .............!”

5/5

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Revisiting Romeo and Juliet - Fate (2)

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'Fragility'?

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Q2.True or False: Romeo shows both an awareness and a defiance of the power of fate in the narrative.

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a belief widely held about fate in the Elizabethan period?

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Q4.Can you complete the following quotation from Romeo in Act 3? “Oh I am fortune’s ...........!”

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Q5.Can you complete the following quotation from the Romeo in Act 5, Scene 1: "..............the yoke of .................... stars."

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Quiz:

Revisiting Romeo and Juliet - Fate (2)

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'Fragility'?

1/5

Q2.True or False: Romeo shows both an awareness and a defiance of the power of fate in the narrative.

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a belief widely held about fate in the Elizabethan period?

3/5

Q4.Can you complete the following quotation from Romeo in Act 3? “Oh I am fortune’s ...........!”

4/5

Q5.Can you complete the following quotation from the Romeo in Act 5, Scene 1: "..............the yoke of .................... stars."

5/5

Lesson summary: Fate (Part 2)

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