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The Tragedy of "Romeo and Juliet"

The Tragedy of "Romeo and Juliet"

Author: Bianca Galvan

As you read through the play, track the events and information that is provided, and connect these events/information in the plot structure provided.

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Students will identify the elements that create a literary tragedy.



Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

Answer in Socrative

1. Identify two subjects in each Act of the play. 

2. Generate an overall theme that Shakespeare is teaching the audience through Romeo and Juliet's story. 

3. Explain how the theme affected the play overall.


Room name: BGALVAN

The Balcony Scene

Plot Structure for Tragedies

Identify the information for each required plot event. 

Follow the link to complete the plot structure.

"Romeo and Juliet"

Source: My plot structure