Tragic Flaws and Act V

A tragic flaw is a literary term that refers to a personality trait of a main character that leads to his or her downfall.

What would Romeo’s tragic flaw be?  Where did he exhibit this flaw?  (List at least two examples)

In Act V today we see our romantic comedy take a terrible turn into tragedy.

Quiz tomorrow over Act III and IV.  Study session next Tuesday morning at 7:30.  Test is next Tuesday (on that same day!).

Some things to know for tomorrow’s quiz.

*Important quotes   (Especially from that scene where two people die)

*Juliet’s fears about the plan not working

*Everyone’s reaction to her “death”

*How did Romeo and Juliet react to the banishment sentence?


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