Word-in-Context Romeo and Juliet

Question 1:

Shakespeare’s work is both ____ and ____; his plays are numerous and full of discerning observations.

Question 2:

A story’s theme is sometimes ____ – that is, stated directly by the author – but more often it is ____.

Question 3:

Harsh noises characterized the theatrical production’s tumultuous battle scene, which was a confused ___ of shouting actors and ___ trumpet blasts.

Question 4:

Artists who are described as ____ are the first to experiment with the new forms or concepts.

Question 5:

In an effort to ___ the ___ theater, the troupe members contributed thousands of dollars to keep the playhouse operating.

Question 6:

The biography of William Shakespeare describes his life so ____, that the readers feel they are hearing the great writer’s thoughts and experiencing his emotions.

Question 7:

Rona’s ____ manner during drama club meetings differed noticeable from that of other club members, who were ____ about theater and wanted to produce professional quality plays.

Question 8:

Each ____ of the mosaic was individually selected and ___ according to a preconceived pattern until the entire floor of the villa was decorated.

Question 9:

Since Juliet had originally ___ his motives, she was not surprised Romeo was confused about hers as well.

Question 10:

The language of William Shakespeare’s drama conveys and impression of ___ that can be misleading: just when a play seems to be echoing routine feelings, the diction suddenly sharpens to embody fresh and unexpected ideas.