Romeo and Juliet: Analysis of the Prologue

Today we’re pulling all the analysis of the meaning and metre of the Prologue together by writing a paragraph explaining what impact Shakespeare’s language choices have on us as audience members, hearing the prologue for the first time.

Attached is the worksheet from today that contains some useful support material: useful terms and some sentence starters.

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Author: Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

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