has many traits, both good and bad
realistic and life-like
most major characters are round Round Character Flat Character not well-developed
does not have many traits
most minor characters are flat ROUND...displays many different traits FLAT...displays behaviors and attitudes that are limited Dramatic Foil Character who highlights the traits of another character through contrast.
Foils help the reader understand the differences among characters. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Young son of the Montague family.
He's in love with Rosaline, until he meets Juliet<3
You can't spell Romeo, without "emo:" he is emotional, passionate, and full of teenage angst. Romeo Montague Juliet Capulet 13, beautiful, and the only daughter of the Capulets.
Falls in love with the mortal enemy of her family...Romeo
More than a pretty face...she's smart!
Matures over the course of the play from naive girl to a determined woman. Rosaline ? ? ? The gorgeous woman Romeo has a crush on, before he meets Juliet.
She never speaks and never physically appears in the play.
She takes a vow of chastity...she swears to be a virgin for life. Mercutio name means "good will"
constantly telling everyone to chill and stop fighting, but the fighting always seems to happen in his presence.
everyone trusts him Benvolio Montague Juliet's favorite/most-loved cousin.
After he kills Romeo's BFF Mercutio, Romeo kills him.
Tybalt is a hothead, always looking for a fight.
Fiercely defends the reputation and honor of his family Tybalt Capulet the Nurse Juliet's trusted companion.
She helps Juliet have a relationship with Romeo, by relaying messages and watching Juliet's back.
She betrays Juliet in a big way at the end of the play. Friar Lawrence A mentor to Romeo and Juliet.
marries Romeo and Juliet behind their families' backs, hides Romeo after the murder of Tybalt, and helps Juliet fake her death. Lord and Lady Capulet Juliet's father and mother. Lord and Lady Montague Romeo's father and mother. Paris Handsome, royal, and rich = good marriage material!
Lord Capulet sets up a marriage between Paris and Juliet.
The marriage would be good for Juliet, but even better for her family because Paris has royal ties. Prince of Verona Does the best he can to keep peace, but he can't stop the violence between the two families.
He is the law, but he isn't as powerful as the families. The world is full of rivalries--among countries, families, schools, sport teams, even groups of friends. Sometimes rivalries become so fierce that the members of one group refuse to associate with their rivals. In extreme cases rivalries can even erupt into violence. name means "volatile"
Romeo's sword-fight loving BFF
loyal to the Montague family
related to the royal court of Verona Journal: What creates a rivalry? What kind of issues cause people to feud? Give an example. 50 words or more. RIVALRY: The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other.See the full transcript