Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Famous quotes

Famous quotes - William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is full of them... 

What is your favorite quote (or quotes) from the play so far?  Explain why the quote or quotes you chose are your favorite.  Use the following resources to find a quote, if you don't already have one in mind:

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Act I: Elizabethan culture, marriage, and a father's perspective

Lord Capulet urges Paris to wait another two years before marrying Juliet, and insists that she must consent to the marriage.  Is this typical of Elizabethan attitudes towards marriage?  What does Lord Capulet's response reveal about his character?
(Hint:  Use Google to research Elizabethan attitudes toward marriage)

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Nice guy or Bad boy?

Do nice guys always finish last?  



If you were Juliet's friend, who would you advise her to date?


....or Paris?

In a comment below, convince Juliet of which suitor she should marry.  Write two or three paragraphs, and fully explain your reasons.  Justify your argument using evidence from the play.