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Unit Overview: Revisiting: Romeo and Juliet

Lessons:

12 lessons

Romeo (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will revisit the character of Romeo and consider how Shakespeare presents his character across the whole play. We will explore some of his key relationships in the text and consider some of the most important moments of his character's development.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 31m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Juliet (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will revisit Juliet's character and consider how Shakespeare presents her across the play. We will explore key contextual ideas and consider to what extent Juliet can be considered to be a 'typical' Elizabethan woman.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Juliet (Part 2)

In this lesson, we continue to explore Juliet's characterisation across the play. We will consider her relationships with other key characters and comment on the development and metamorphosis of her character from Act 1 to Act 5.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Benvolio and Tybalt (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to explore flat characterisation used by Shakespeare, this time considering the character of Tybalt. We will comment on the central character traits that Tybalt demonstrates in the narrative, and consider the lesson that an audience can learn from this.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Love (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of love in Romeo and Juliet. We will consider the literary method of motif, and examine how this is used by Shakespeare to demonstrate his message about love to an audience.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Love (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of love in Romeo and Juliet. We will revisit the contextual Elizabethan attitudes towards love and re-examine some of the most interesting interpretations of love that Shakespeare presents across his narrative.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 34m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Conflict (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of conflict in Romeo and Juliet. We will again consider the literary method of motif, and examine how this is used by Shakespeare to demonstrate his message about conflict to an audience.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Conflict (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of conflict in Romeo and Juliet. We will revisit the contextual Elizabethan attitudes towards conflict and re-examine some of the most interesting interpretations of conflict that Shakespeare presents across his narrative.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 31m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Fate (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of fate in Romeo and Juliet. We will again revisit the literary method of motif, and examine how this is used by Shakespeare to demonstrate his message about fate to an audience.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Fate (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of fate in Romeo and Juliet. We will revisit the contextual Elizabethan attitudes towards fate and re-examine some of the most interesting interpretations of fate that Shakespeare presents across his narrative.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript