Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 3 and 4: Metaphor

We explore Shakespeare’s use of metaphor when having Lady Capulet describe Paris in Act 1 Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet.

After reviewing the presentation and film clips in the presentation above, the class will devise a model paragraph for the second script excerpt.

Here is the model paragraph – you write your own:

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