English III Semester One Final

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					                            English I-P: Romeo and Juliet
                                                Semester Final
Directions: Take your time and respond to each task of the test. You must write all of your answers on
the test itself.
  ELEMENTS OF FICTION         Match the description from the word-bank to the appropriate element of
fiction for Romeo and Juliet.
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    a. theme b. dynamic c. love conquers d. 14th Century             e. setting    f. plot g. characterization
h. Verona, Italy i. Romeo and Juliet j. protagonist k. narration          l. 3 person point of view m. antagonist
   n. star crossed lovers try to find love in the midst of an ancient feud o. Got water? p. round and dynamic
                            q. hate, bloodshed, and rivalry     r. character vs. society

LITERARY TERMS        For the following passages, indicate the correct literary term (simile, oxymoron,
personification, metaphor, dramatic irony, or verbal irony) by writing the answer by the correct number.
You may use an answer only once. Then, on the back of this page, briefly explain why the answer is that
particular figure of speech, literary devise, and, where necessary, what it compares.
1. _________          Romeo’s suicide when Juliet is still alive but asleep because of Friar
2. Explanation:       Laurence’s potion.

3. ___________        Juliet:         Beautiful tyrant, fiend angelical!/ Dove-Feathered raven, wolvish-
4. Explanation:                       ravening lamb.

5. _________          Lord Capulet:   Death lies on her like an untimely frost
6. Explanation:                       Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.”

7. __________         Mercutio:       Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man.
8. Explanation:

9. __________         Romeo:           Death that has sucked the honey of thy breath,/ Hath no power upon
10.Explanation:                       thy beauty./ Thou art not conquered; beauty ensign yet/ Is crimson in
                                      thy lips and in thy cheeks,/ And death’s pale flag is not advanced here.

11. __________       Romeo:           My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand
12. Explanation:                      To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.

 DRAMATIC STRUCTURE         Label each of the five aspects of dramatic structure using numbers 1
through 5. Then, for numbers 6 through 15, match the major plot developments to the dramatic
structure. There are two plot developments per each aspect of dramatic structure.

A.    Romeo slays Tybalt
B.    Juliet fears she will awake alone the the Capulet tomb and go insane
C.    Romeo falls instantly in love with Juliet
D.    Romeo is exiled to Mantua
E.    Friar Laurence explains his role in Romeo and Juliet’s marriage and suicide
F.    Romeo and Juliet get married
G.    Juliet’s parents believe she is dead, but she is really in a death-like sleep
H.    An illiterate servant shows Romeo the guest list to the Capulet’s party
I.    Romeo and Juliet commit suicide, ultimately ending their families’ feud
J.    Romeo gives the nurse a letter to give to Juliet about when and where they will be married
      1.                    2.                            3.                  4.                     5.

      6.                    8.                            10.                 12.                    14.
      7.                    9.                            11.                 13.                    15.

                                                 Plot Developments

VENN DIAGRAM      Using the Venn Diagram below, compare and contrast the actions of
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Franco Zefferelli’s movie Romeo and Juliet. Use the word
bank below to match the characteristics to the appropriate area of the Venn Diagram.

                                     1.                              4.
                                                     7.         differences
Shakespeare’s                                                                        Zefferelli’s
Romeo and Juliet                    2.               8.              5.              Romeo and Juliet
                                    3.              9.               6.

                                                 Answer Bank

                   a. Romeo is exiled to Mantua b. Paris dies c. Romeo gets poison from an apothecary
                d. Romeo tries to commit suicide                e. Juliet fears Friar Laurence may poison her
                f. Lady Montague lives     g. Tybalt initially walks away from the confrontation with Romeo
                      h. Friar John is quarantined i. Lord Capulet arranges for Paris to marry Juliet
CHARACTERIZATION           On your answer sheet, indicate whether the characterization for each
character from Romeo and Juliet is flat, round, dynamic, or static. You may use a method of
characterization more than once.

                                     METHODS OF CHARACTERIZATION
1.      Juliet                Flat          A character who has one or two sides,
                                            representing one or two traits—often
                                            a stereotype

2.      Benvolio              Round         A character who is complex and has
                                            many sides or traits with
                                            unpredictable behavior and a fully
                                            developed personality

3.      Tybalt                Dynamic       A character who experiences an
                                            essential change in personality or

4.      Mercutio              Static        A character who does not change or
                                            develop beyond the way in which she
                                            or he is first presented

     POETRY      For the poem below, respond to each question on the right.

If I profane with my unworthiest hand                          1.     Indicate the poem’s iambic

This holy shire, the gentle fine is this,                             pentameter in the second verse.

My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand
To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.                 2.     Identify the type of poem:

Good pilgrim, you do wrong your hand too much,
Which mannerly devotion shows in this;                         3.     Indicate the poem’s rhyme scheme
                                                                      (by writing the pattern at the end of each verse)
For saints have hands that pilgrims hands do touch,
And palm to palm is holy palmer’s kiss.                        4.     What poetic device ends the last

Have not saints lips, and holy palmers too?                           two verses of the poem?

Aye, pilgrim, lips that they must use in prayer.
Oh them, dear saint, let lips do what hand do.                 5.     What is it called when a verse of

They pray. Grant thou, lest faith turn to despair.                    poetry is ten syllables in length

Saints do not move, though grant for prayer’s sake.                   with and unstressed, stressed

Then move not, while my prayer’s effect I take.                       syllable pattern?
SOCIOGRAM Determine whose name belongs in the rectangles by observing the descriptions leading
from one box to the next. Characterizations are based on the protagonist and antagonists in the play.

      1.                   villain, disrespectful,                                              2.
                           scornful, unbearable,
                           and arrogant

                                                          verbose, moody, traitor,
                                                          funny, a poor sword fighter,
                                                          incredulous, but a good sport
      intolerant, combative,
      loyal, skilled swordsman,                                  gentleman, superios swordsman
      and a fiery temper                                         courageous, quick to temper, loyal,
                                                                 and confrontational

                                                                 honarable, loyal, steadfast,
      dearest cousin, trustworth,                                best friend, courteous,
      honarable, strong, loyal,                                  and a gentleman,
      and gallant
                                                          good friend, dedicated, caring,
                                                          compassionate, and humorous

                           gentle, innocent, pure,
              4.           trustworthy, self-assured                                      5.
                           and compassionate

 FORESHADOWING For the following exceprts, match the foreshadowed text with the character and
the event that was foreshadowed.

1. “Violent delights have violent ends.”    3. Name of Character
2. Event Foreshadowed:      ______________________________ __________________________

4. “I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire  5. Name of Character:
   The day is hot, the Capulets abroad,
   And if we meet, we shall not scape a brawl
6. Event Foreshadowed: ______________________________ __________________________

7. “I have no joy of this contract tonight.   8. Name of Character:
   It is too rash, too unadvis’d, too sudden:
   Too like the lightening. . .”
9. Event Foreshadowed: ______________________________ __________________________


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