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1

What are the 8 elements of a tragedy

Tragic hero
Tragic flaws
Tragic error
Tragic fall
Suffering
Pity and fear
Enlightenment
Death

2

What is tragic hero

The hero must contain an internal flaw
Must be heroic obviously
Shows to humans we can all be bad or good

3

What is tragic flaw

The flaw has to be internal such as with personality
This flaw must be triggered by something externals such as a villain

4

What is tragic error

When the flaw of the character becomes dominant
This error cannot be reversed

5

True or false
The tragic error must arise from the combination of the internal flaw and the external force

True

6

What is tragic fall

When the character makes a big mistake he loses some respect or power

7

Suffering is

When the character “falls” and he must encounter some type of fall whether it’s physical or emotional

8

What is enlightenment

After the character suffers we must appreciate the efforts that he gave
At this point we forgive the hero’s mistakes

9

True or false
The climax of the story appears in act 5

False
In act 3

10

What 4 keys things about the elizebethan audiences

They did not like surprises
Wanted to see the character get what he deserves
They wanted attention on the play
They will get mad if it wasn’t good

11

Was there any women in the plays

No

12

What is usually in act 1

It’s basically the introduction
With all basic details

13

What happens in act 2

Sometimes a secondary plot
Action grows

14

What happens in act 3

The climax

15

What happens in act 4

Start of the resolution
Concludes the secondary plot

16

What happens in act 5

Makes a logical conclusion
Should leave audience satisfied

17

Who has a nasty temper and fights like a cat

Tybalt

18

Who is great with herbs and plants

Frair Lawrence

19

True and false
The officer creates the law in Verona

False
The prince does

20

What 2 incidents prove Romeo is impetuous

Loves Rosaline then Juliet the next day
Kills Tybalt

21

Give 2 examples of foreshadowing to the tragedy

Romeo says he’d rather die than be without Juliet

Juliet says the next she sees Romeo he will in the bottom of a tomb

22

Name 2 errors of Romeo

Killing Tybalt
Marrying Juliet undercover

23

Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast

This quote is said by Friar Lawrence telling Romeo to take his love for Juliet slowly

24

What does Mercutio say as he does

A plaque on both your houses since he was killed due the fight between Romeo and Tybalt

25

If all else fail , myself have power to die

Juliet is saying that if she doesn’t get to stay with Romeo
She will kill her self