Introducing Romeo

In this lesson, we will explore the characterisation of Romeo. We will investigate his initial appearance on stage and consider the methods used by Shakespeare to present him to the audience.

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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 Conflict?

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Q2.What does it mean to 'bite your thumb' according to the play?

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Q3.Which two characters seem to try to stop the conflict in Act 1?

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Q4.According to the stage directions, what are the servant characters holding when they enter the stage?

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Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare NOT use to establish conflict in this scene?

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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 Conflict?

1/5

Q2.What does it mean to 'bite your thumb' according to the play?

2/5

Q3.Which two characters seem to try to stop the conflict in Act 1?

3/5

Q4.According to the stage directions, what are the servant characters holding when they enter the stage?

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Q5.Which of these methods does Shakespeare NOT use to establish conflict in this scene?

5/5

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Introducing Romeo

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 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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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Introducing Romeo

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 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?

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Lesson summary: Introducing Romeo

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