Lord Capulet and the Patriarchy

In this lesson, we will explore the characterisation of Lord Capulet (Juliet's father) and consider how he reflects social and historical ideas around patriarchy in the Elizabethan period. We will spend some time unpacking the language used in Act 3, Scene 5 and the intended impressions of his character created by Shakespeare.

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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 ominous?

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Q2.Which two characters have an emotional farewell in Act 3, Scene 5?

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Q3.Which character in Romeo and Juliet does not appear to be tragically flawed?

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Q4.Which two things are referred to repeatedly by Romeo and Juliet in their dialogue in Act 3, Scene 5?

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Q5.Which of the following quotations is not an example of foreshadowing?

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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 ominous?

1/5

Q2.Which two characters have an emotional farewell in Act 3, Scene 5?

2/5

Q3.Which character in Romeo and Juliet does not appear to be tragically flawed?

3/5

Q4.Which two things are referred to repeatedly by Romeo and Juliet in their dialogue in Act 3, Scene 5?

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Q5.Which of the following quotations is not an example of foreshadowing?

5/5

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Lord Capulet and the Patriarchy

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Q1.What is the definition of callous?

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Q2.Why is Lord Capulet so angry with Juliet in Act 3, Scene 5?

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Q3.True or False: Lord Capulet demonstrates oppressive actions in Act 3, Scene 5.

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Q4.Which character demonstrates patriarchal power in Act 3, Scene 5?

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Q5.Which of these statements about Shakespeare appears to be true based on an analysis of Act 3, Scene 5?

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- Lord Capulet and the Patriarchy

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 callous?

1/5

Q2.Why is Lord Capulet so angry with Juliet in Act 3, Scene 5?

2/5

Q3.True or False: Lord Capulet demonstrates oppressive actions in Act 3, Scene 5.

3/5

Q4.Which character demonstrates patriarchal power in Act 3, Scene 5?

4/5

Q5.Which of these statements about Shakespeare appears to be true based on an analysis of Act 3, Scene 5?

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Lesson summary: Lord Capulet and the Patriarchy

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