Romeo and Juliet

1. How many lines does the prologue have? A piece of writing with this rhyme pattern and number of syllables and lines is called a Sonnet. Find more characteristics of sonnets.

It has 14 lines

lines rhyme with every other line

they have a message

2. Which lines rhyme with each other? (Give the line numbers and the
rhyming words)

line 1 rhymes with line 3 (dignity and Mutiny)

line 2 rhymes with line 4 (scene and unclean)

line 5 with line 7 (foes and overthrows)

line 6 and line 8 (life and strife)

line 9 and 11 (love and remove)

line 10 and line 12 (rage and stage)

Line 13 with 14 (attend and mend)

4. Use a coloured pen to highlight all the words to do with love.

”a pair of star crossed lovers”

”death marked loved”

5. Use a different coloured pen to highlight all the words to do with
violence.

“Ancient grudge”

“Civil blood”

”take their life”

“rage”

”death”

”mutiny”

”strife”

”overthrow”

6. Use another colour to highlight the words to do with family.

”household”

“parents” x2

”children’s”

 

 

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