The Lovers' Tragic End

In this lesson, we will explore one of the final moments of the play - the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. We will consider the language used to present the tragic nature of the two 'star-crossed' lovers and comment on the audience's sympathetic response.

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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 Defiance?

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Q2.What terrible event does Romeo hear about in Act 5, Scene 1?

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Q3.What desperate action does Romeo take at the end of the scene?

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Q4.What is the connection between 'fate' and the 'stars'?

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Q5.What warning does Shakespeare seem to give to the audience in Act 5, Scene 1?

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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 Defiance?

1/5

Q2.What terrible event does Romeo hear about in Act 5, Scene 1?

2/5

Q3.What desperate action does Romeo take at the end of the scene?

3/5

Q4.What is the connection between 'fate' and the 'stars'?

4/5

Q5.What warning does Shakespeare seem to give to the audience in Act 5, Scene 1?

5/5

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- The Lovers' Tragic End

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Q1.What is the definition of 'Poignant'?

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Q2.Which of the following events would Juliet be unlikely to lament?

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Q3.Which character takes their own life with a 'happy dagger' in this scene?

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Q4.Which of these images does Romeo not make reference to in his final soliloquy in Act 5?

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Q5.In Act 5, Scene 3 the audience are aware that Juliet is still alive, but Romeo is not. Which dramatic method is being used effectively by Shakespeare here to increase this uncomfortable tension?

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- The Lovers' Tragic End

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 'Poignant'?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following events would Juliet be unlikely to lament?

2/5

Q3.Which character takes their own life with a 'happy dagger' in this scene?

3/5

Q4.Which of these images does Romeo not make reference to in his final soliloquy in Act 5?

4/5

Q5.In Act 5, Scene 3 the audience are aware that Juliet is still alive, but Romeo is not. Which dramatic method is being used effectively by Shakespeare here to increase this uncomfortable tension?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Lovers' Tragic End

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