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Study the word list: Romeo and Juliet vocabularyAct one scene two

Vocab to use when writing about the scene where Paris asks Capulet for permission to marry Juliet

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playwright
A playwright writes plays.
ambiguous
The statement was ambiguous. *
prologue British English spelling
The prologue appears right at the start of the play and tells the story. *
dialogue British English spelling
There could be no agreement without further dialogue.
sycophantic
Paris is sychophantic to Lord Capulet in order to try and win him round. *
withered
Capulet uses the image 'withered' to explain that... *
powerful
In this scene, the audience sees that Capulet is a powerful man used to being in charge. *
rhyming

couplet
A couplet is a pair of lines of metre of a poem. *
metaphor
The author uses a metphor to make the comparison between x and y. *
simile
Simile involves describing something by comparing it with something else. *
image
The author uses the image of an unripe fruit to show that Juliet is too young to be married to Paris. *
reasonable
Capulet is a reasonanle father in this scene. *
amiable
Juliet's father is amiable towards Paris and his suggestions. *
despondent
Capulet is despondent in this scene when he recalls how all his other children have died. *
mortality
Infant mortality was high in Shakespeare's time : Capulet has lost all his children but Juliet. *

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