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TRAGEDY: • A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness, or inability to cope with unfavorable circumstances. • A play, film, television program, or other narrative work that portrays or • depicts calamitous events and has an unhappy but meaningful ending.
Love Story Romeo and Juliet Click the Link
Review : TIGER STEPS to Answer Questions • ANSWERthe QUESTION! • PROVE!! your Answer with a Quote. • EXPLAIN AND make meaningful CONNECTIONS to your Answer
Teachers Please Read This to the Students This most famous of all love scenes shows Romeo at first mesmerized with Juliet since the moment he has just met at the masked ball where he has gone in disguise (because his family is feuding with hers and it is a forbidden love, the families will NOT accept their love. Romeo has clambered over the wall into the orchard of the Capulet family when he sees the candlelight appear in Juliet's bedroom window, which he immediately compares to the rising sun. ROMEO [at the balcony, when Juliet appears at the window.]:But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun! Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou her maid art far more fair than she. Be not her maid, since she is envious. Her vestal livery is but sick and green,And none but fools do wear it. Cast it off.It is my lady! O, it is my love! O, that she knew she were! Go on to the nextSlide to answer the Question:
You will have 10 minutes to write 3-5 lines and make connections to text. What does all this mean??????????? Modern Translation ROMEO: He laughs at the scars of love when he’s never felt love’s pain. Quiet! what light breaks through that window?It is the east, and Juliet is the sun rising!Arise, fair sun, and kill the jealous moon,Who is already sick and pale with grief,That you, her maid, are far more beautiful than she is.Don’t be her maid, since she is so jealous.Her chaste, white gown is only sick and green,And only fools wear it. Take it off and throw it away.It is my lady; O, it is my love!O, I wish she knew that she was my love! Read and Write your Response: Question: Why is Romeo looking for Juliet at the balcony? How does he compare the rising sun to Juliet? What does this mean?Could this become a tragedy by taking risks for a forbidden love? Show evidence and make a text connections by finding a quote.