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tiring-house
dressing room
mantle
veil, etc.
"The course of true love never did run smooth"
Lysander
"Love looks not with eyes, but with the minds, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind."
Helena
"That would hang us, every Mother's son."
all the mechanicals
"I'll put a girdle round the earth in 40 minutes."
Puck
"My heart is true as steel."
Helena
Comedy of Ideas
-Chandler Bing
-uses wit & clever language
-arguing over ideas
-uses satire against dear things - religion, family, marriage
Comedy of Manners
-the upperclass liked this
-skillful use of language, etc.
Farce
-mis-timings, misunderstandings, etc.
-"characters are puppets of fate"
-loss of identity from fate/accident
Low Comedy
-slapstick
-sex or crude references/dirty gestures/physical deformities
Name of Shakespeare's theatre
The Globe Theatre
signal that a play is about to begin
flag raising or trumpets sounding
Shakespeare's birthday
April 23, 1564
Area where poor theatre-goers stood for a penny
pit
lower-class theatre-goers
groundlings
where wealthy patrons sat at plays
galleries
Shakespeare's wife
Anne Hathaway
comedy that aims to produce hearty belly-laughs
low comedy
comedy that detaches the audience from the emotional aspect of the play
comedy of manners
Shakespeare's birthplace
Stratford upon Avon
colon (3)
-signal -"ok reader, here it comes!"
-separates two sentences
-used for business
colons should only connect..
-a complete sentence to a complete sentence
-a complete sentence to a list or quote
colons should NOT...
-separate the subject from the verb
-be used after a verb or preposition
semicolon uses (4)
-separate 2 closely related complete sentences
-separate 2 opposing complete sentences
-connect 2 transitions
-separate a sentence with commas in it (lists, etc)
a semicolon is..
a freakishly strong comma
Bertram Cates
on trial for teaching evolution in Hillsboro
Matthew Harrison Brady
prosecuting Cates, national policitian that is loved by Hillsboro, fundamentalist
Henry Drummond
lawyer from Chicago, defending Cates, once was friends with Brady, believes in right to think freely, never really says his view on the whole trial
E.K. Hornbeck
sarcastic journalist, Baltimore Herald, "which is hungrier, my stomach or my soul?"
Rev. Jeremiah Brown
a Hillsboro religious leader, Rachel's father, preaches often during the trial
Rachel Brown
loves Cates, but tries to obey her father. Caught in the middle, but leaves with Cates in the end
Meeker
Hillsboro bailiff. Kind to Cates, lets him out of his cell sometimes
Melinda & Howard
open Inherit the Wind
Tommy Stebbins
little boy that Rev. Brown said was damned when he died because he hadn't been baptized. Reason that Cates stopped attending Church.
Tom Davenport
Hillsboro DA, on Brady's side
Scout Finch
main character and narrator of To Kill A Mockingbird, grows up throughout the novel
Atticus Finch
Scout & Jem's father, laywer
Jem Finch
Scout's brother, grows up throughout the story as well
Boo Radley
lives next door, first the children are afraid of him and then begin to befriend him (without actually meeting him), he eventually saves Scout & Jem's lives when Bob Ewell tries to kill them, they finally see him as human
Bob Ewell
Mayella Ewell's father, says Tom Robinson raped Mayella but he abuses her
Dill
symbolizes innocence, lives on Scout & Jem's street every summer
Calpurnia
cook for the Finches
Nathan Radley
Boo's older brother, plugs up the hole in the tree where Boo used to leave gifts for the children, the children see him as cruel and much like his father
Esparanza
young girl, narrates The House on Mango Street
Rachel & Lucy
Esparanza's best friends who live across the street
Sally
a girl Esperanza makes friends with, promiscuous and abused by her family, runs away to get married at around 13
Nenny
Esperanza's daydreaming, immature younger sister
Marin
a girl from Puerto Rico who is live with her cousins and teaches Esperanza and the others about boys, has a fiance in Puerto Rico and gets sent home eventually
Alicia
one of the few Mango Street women who is going to college instead of escaping through marriage, has to take care of the house since her mother died
Cathy
one of the few characters who are not Latina, Esperanza's first Mango Street friends who moves a week later. Tells Esperanza to stay away from Rachel & Lucy
Mercutio
kinsman to the Prince, Romeo's friend. likes to hear himself talk. is killed by Tybalt. hotheaded
Tybalt
Juliet's cousin, who hates Montagues with a passion. after he kills Mercutio, Romeo gets angry and kills him. quick to fight
Balthasar
Romeo's servant. mistakes Juliet to be dead and tells Romeo that she is
Granger
leader of the "hobo intellectuals" Montag finds
Rachel & Lucy
Esparanza's best friends who live across the street
Sally
a girl Esperanza makes friends with, promiscuous and abused by her family, runs away to get married at around 13
Nenny
Esperanza's daydreaming, immature younger sister
Marin
a girl from Puerto Rico who is live with her cousins and teaches Esperanza and the others about boys, has a fiance in Puerto Rico and gets sent home eventually
Alicia
one of the few Mango Street women who is going to college instead of escaping through marriage, has to take care of the house since her mother died
Cathy
one of the few characters who are not Latina, Esperanza's first Mango Street friends who moves a week later. Tells Esperanza to stay away from Rachel & Lucy
Mercutio
kinsman to the Prince, Romeo's friend. likes to hear himself talk. is killed by Tybalt. hotheaded
Tybalt
Juliet's cousin, who hates Montagues with a passion. after he kills Mercutio, Romeo gets angry and kills him. quick to fight
Balthasar
Romeo's servant. mistakes Juliet to be dead and tells Romeo that she is
Granger
leader of the "hobo intellectuals" Montag finds