My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep. The more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.
Romeo and Juliet, 2.2
Intro to DramaDramatic Terms PPT and Assignment [Download Document]Remember, use the American Heritage Dictionary to get the best possible definitions.
Reading Tools and Extensions
- Librovox Audio Version
- Interactive Full Text: This has hyperlinks that are SUPER helpful in understanding the language and connections.
- Full Play text If you ever forget your book or need to copy and paste text or want to review, this amazing site (thanks MIT!) has the entire play at your fingertips.
- Modern Translation: If you're really struggling, visit this site. But realize you'll be asked to work with the original text in class and on assessments.
Study Guides:Act II Prologue Rap - So, this is a student project, but they get the idea right. And they end with insults, so that's fun. Enjoy!!
The PlayIf you're confused about any sections, or if you'd just like more information about the events, content, background, check out some of the links below to help you out!LanguageShakespeare's lingo is still inspirational!Thou? Thine? Hie? What do all those words mean?This website defines many common words we'll see in the play!This amounts to endless fun...just keep clicking to get new insults :)Watch this awesome YouTube clip about the origin of the word "ye" and how it's really the abbreviation for "the." Who knew we needed a shorter version of the three letter word!!ProloguePlease view this Close Analysis video in conjunction with your own reading and thinking. You should find it helpful in understanding and coming prepared for discussion of the Prologue tomorrow.
Periods 3,4, and 6: If for some reason you need the paper we gave out in class, you can download it HERE.Act IMASKS!!Mask Voting - Please use this survey link to cast your votes!Period 4:Period 5And a particular standout (GO ANDY!!!)Extension activities
Want to practice writing? Write a character sketch for any player we've learned of so far. Download the guidelines here and submit any time for feedback.