English 9

Due Today: “The Generation Gap” Comparison in R & J

Daily Vocab: Faction – noun: a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like

Aptitude – noun: capability; ability; or talent; readiness or quickness in learning

Act III of Romeo and Juliet is where we find the Turning Point: the moment when a choice made by the main character(s) determines the direction of the action: upward to a happy ending, which would be a comedy, or downward to tragedy. This turning point is the dramatic and tense moment when the forces of conflict come together.

Read Act III; Scene 1 Watch for the choice that determines the Turning Point. Be prepared to explain it.

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