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ITU: TOLERANCE

English 9: William Shakespeare

“Romeo and Juliet”


Literary Devices

Directions: Find the definitions of each literary device listed below.


Make sure the definitions you find are LITERARY TERMS definitions.
Hint: the dictionary definition is not always the literary terms definition,
so make sure to use your resources in order to find the appropriate
definition. For example, the literary terms definition for Meter is NOT
something you put money in so that you can park your car without
getting a ticket.

ALL DEFINTIONS SHOULD HAVE SOMETHING TO DO WITH


LITERATURE.
1. Plot- A plan made in secret by a group of people to do something
illegal or harmful.
2. Setting- The place or surroundings where something is
positioned or were an event takes place.
3. Point of view-A particular attitude or way of considering a matter.
4. Characterization- Describe the distinctive nature or features.
5. Theme- The subject of a talk.
6. Alliteration- The occurrence of the same letter.
7. Allusion- An expression designed to call something to mind
without mentioning it explicitly.
8. Analogy- A comparison between two things.
9. Antagonist- A person who actively opposes.
10.Aside- To one side; out of the way.
11.Blank Verse- Verse without rhyme.
12.Climax- The most intense.
13.Comic Relief- Comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that
offset more serious sections.
14. Conflict-A serious disagreement or argument.
15.Couplet- Two lines a verse.
16.Diction-The choice and use of words.
17.Dramatic Irony- The expressions of ones meaning by using
language.
18.Dramatic Structure- the plot sturucture.
19.Epithet- An adjective or descriptive phrase.
20.Figurative Language- departing from a litural use of words.
21.Foreshadowing- Be a warning or indication.
22.Foil- prevent from succeeding.
23.Imagery- visually descriptive or figurative language.
Dr. J. Smith, Facilitator ITU: TOLERANCE
Ms. J. Markley, Facilitator iGenda 1
Mr. M. Pryor, Facilitator Shakespeare: Literary Devices
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator WebQuest: Western Europe
24.Irony- The expression of ones meaning.
25.Meter- The fundamental unit of length.
26.Metaphor- A figure of speech.
27.Monologue- A long speech by one actor in a play or movie.
28.Oxymoron- A figure of speech.
29.Personification-The attribution of a personal nature.
30.Protagonist- The leading characture.
31.Pun- A joke exploiting.
32.Rhyme Scheme- The ordered pattern of rhyme at the ends of the
lines of a poem or verse.
33.Simile- A figure of speech.
34.Situational Irony- is a turope.
35.Soliloquy- An act of speaking ones thoughts.
36.Sonnet- A poem of fourteen lines.
37.Symbol- A thing that represents something.
38.Tragedy-An event causing great suffering.
39.Verbal Irony- in which a speaker makes a statement.

World Geography: Western Europe


WebQuest
 Go to phschool.com
 Under Course Content…Web Codes…insert mjk-0015 then press
Go
 Left hand side of the page…under Course Content…click onto
SOCIAL STUDIES
 Under Student Resources click on Textbook Companion Sites
 Under Select Your State and Textbook Program…click on arrows
after State and select Intl
 Next…go to program arrows and select World Geography then
press Go
 Scroll down to UNIT 4: WESTERN EUROPE and click onto Chapter
14: Regional Atlas: Introduction to Western Europe…read the
Summary to answer the questions:
○ Why is the continent of Europe called “a peninsula of
peninsulas?”
It’s because a number of smaller peninsulas jut out to
the north, west, and south.
○ What is a peninsula? (look this up in the dictionary if you
don’t know)
A piece of land almost surrounded by water.
○ What peninsula stretches into the Mediterranean Sea?
Iberian Peninsula.
○ Is Greece a peninsula?

Dr. J. Smith, Facilitator ITU: TOLERANCE


Ms. J. Markley, Facilitator iGenda 1
Mr. M. Pryor, Facilitator Shakespeare: Literary Devices
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator WebQuest: Western Europe
Yes
 Above the Summary section…click onto Go Online Activities
 On this page, under Enrichment: Ecosystems…click onto
ecosystems
 On this page, click onto Geography
 On this page, click onto World Geography
 On this page, under World Geography…scroll down to The
Difference between the U.K., Great Britain, England, and the
British Isles …and click onto that link
 On this page, take some time to maneuver…reading numerous
facts, answer the following questions.
○ What countries comprise Great Britain? Scotland, Wales,
France, and Atlantic Ocean.
○ What is the capital of Great Britain? The United Kingdom
○ What does Greater London mean? The top level
administrative subdivision covering London, England.
○ Where is Wales located in reference to England? Irish Sea
on the west and Scotland on the north.
○ When was Wales united with England? 1536
○ What river separates Scotland from England? River Tweed.
○ What year were Scotland, England, and Wales united under
the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain? 1281
○ What is the capital of Northern Ireland? Belfast
○ Where is the Isle of Man located and what is the total area
of this island? Off great Britain.
○ When did the Isle of Man enter the control of England?
1765
○ What is meant by European Union and how many countries
are there? There are 27 countries.
○ What is the purpose of the Commonwealth of Nations?
Voluntary association of Great Britain and its
dependencies.
○ How is the United Kingdom governed? The United Kingdom
is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy,
with a queen and a parliament that has two houses.
○ The United Kingdom consists of what countries? Scotland
and Northern Ireland.
○ What did signing the Magna Carta do for the United
Kingdom? It helped them.
○ What religion is the Church of England? Christian, Muslim,
Hindu.
○ Why did Britain enter WWII? The efforts of Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain to stem the rising threat of Nazism in
Germany
Dr. J. Smith, Facilitator ITU: TOLERANCE
Ms. J. Markley, Facilitator iGenda 1
Mr. M. Pryor, Facilitator Shakespeare: Literary Devices
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator WebQuest: Western Europe
○ What is the name of the women who became Britain’s first
female Prime Minister? Margaret Thatcher.
○ What was the name of Britain’s Prime Minister that led
Britain to become one of U.S. allies after the September 11
attacks on the World Trade Center? Tony Blair.
○ What is the name of the British Royal that will take over
the throne when the Queen dies? Prince Charles.
 Scroll to the top of the page and click onto Atlas and Almanacs to
answer:
○ Click onto EUROPE …and review the map
 What is the name of the Ocean west of IRELAND?
Atlantic Ocean.
 What is the name of the Sea south of FRANCE? Black
Sea
 What is the capital of SPAIN? Madrid.
 What is the name of the Sea east of the UNITED
KINGDOM? Meditterrainean sea.
 What is the name of the Sea west of NORWAY?
Barments Sea
 What is the capital of SWEDEN? Oslo.
 What is the capital of ITALY? Rome
○ Scroll down to Maps—Europe and view the Countries to
answer the following questions:
 Click onto Austria
• What is the capital of Austria? Vienna
• How many miles is Salzburg from Vienna? 50
miles
• What seven countries border Austria?
Germany, Italy, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switz,
Hung, Croatia,
• What is the Government of Austria? Federal
Republic.
 Click onto Norway
• What is the capital of Norway? Oslo.
• What Sea’s border Norway? Norwegian Sea
• What three countries border Norway? Finland,
Russia, and Estonia.
• What is the Government of Norway?
Constitutional monarchy.
 Click onto Sweden
• What is the capital of Sweden? Stockholm
• What two countries border Sweden? Finland
and Latvia.
• What is considered the Scandinavian
Peninsula? Gulf of Bothnia.
Dr. J. Smith, Facilitator ITU: TOLERANCE
Ms. J. Markley, Facilitator iGenda 1
Mr. M. Pryor, Facilitator Shakespeare: Literary Devices
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator WebQuest: Western Europe
• What is the Government of Sweden?
Constitutional monarchy.

Dr. J. Smith, Facilitator ITU: TOLERANCE


Ms. J. Markley, Facilitator iGenda 1
Mr. M. Pryor, Facilitator Shakespeare: Literary Devices
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator WebQuest: Western Europe