Verifica: "Romeo e Giulietta" di Shakespeare

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    “Romeo and Juliet” appears divided into two parts, the first part can be considered almost a comedy, and in the second part the real tragedy starts. What is the turning point between comedy and tragedy?

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    Shakespeare’s model for “Romeo and Juliet” was a poem by Arthur Brooke “The Tragical Historye of Romeus and Juliet”, from which there are no substantial differences.

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    What is the metric structure of the balcony scene?

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    In the balcony scene the characters of the lovers emerge. Romeo appears as a young, mature and conscientious man, on the contrary Juliet is a dreamy, thoughtless girl, who lives in a poetic dimension of life.

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    Which typical poetic form of the Renaissance is used in the prologue of “Romeo and Juliet”?

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    Is it true that in the balcony scene Shakespeare could create a dialogue between Romeo and Juliet, by mixing two monologues of the two lovers?

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    Which particular technique is used by Romeo in his monologue, called an “aside”?

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    What is Shakespeare’s purpose in “Romeo and Juliet”?