Romeo and Juliet Act 1

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  1. What does

    TWO HOUSEHOLDS FROM
    ANCIENT GRUDGE BREAK
    TO NEW MUTINY

    mean?
    p. 1: Chorus

    • ‘Two rival factions burst out
    • into a fresh quarrel after a longstanding
    • animosity’
  2. What does


    STAR-CROSSED

    mean?
  3. cursed by fate
  4. What does


    HEARTLESS HINDS

    mean?
  5. p. 4: Tybalt
    • (Act 1, Scene 1)
    • Benvolio draws his sword to
    • break up the escalating fight
    • between the servants, but Tybalt
    • accuses him of dishonourably
    • brawling with cowardly
    • (‘heartless’) riff-raff (‘hinds’) –
    • but also sneers at his manhood
    • with a pun: ‘hartless hinds’ are
    • female deer, timid without the
    • protection of male deer or ‘harts’
  6. What does

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1
Updated:
2012-02-21 23:43:49
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