Romeo and Juliet Literary Devices Lesson Plan

  • 20 pages
  • Subject: Character Analysis, Literary Devices, Metaphor, Lesson Plans and Educational Resources
  • Common Core Standards: RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5
  • Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

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Constructing Love with Metaphors in Romeo and Juliet act II, scene II

This lesson plan asks students to analyze the lovers’ first exchange in the famous balcony scene in order to determine how Juliet uses rhetoric to correct Romeo’s romantic discourse and ground his idealized love in reality. Upon completing this lesson plan, students will be able to analyze complex metaphors and use their analysis to evaluate the romantic relationship in Romeo and Juliet.

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