In Romeo and Juliet, which of the following illustrates Shakespeare's use of comic relief? A) A servant explains to Capulet that cooks should lick their own fingers. B) Capulet believes that Juliet is dead when she is really only sleeping.

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  1. English

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  2. English

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  3. English

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  4. English

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  5. English 9

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  7. English

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  8. English

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  9. English

    In Romeo and Juliet, which of the following illustrates Shakespeare's use of comic relief? A) A servant explains to Capulet that cooks should lick their own fingers. B) Capulet believes that Juliet is dead when she is really only sleeping. C) "Honest good

  10. English

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  11. Romeo and Juliet

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  13. English

    8.What can readers infer from the following quote from Act V, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet? Prince: A gloomy peace this morning with it brings; The sun for sorrow will not show his head. Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things; Some shall be

  14. ELA

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  17. 9th grade English

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  18. check english please.. romeo and juliet

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  19. English

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  20. English

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  21. Romeo and Juliet

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  22. ENGLISH 1

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  23. Literature

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  24. Romeo and Juliet--Please, help me!

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  26. English

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  27. English

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  28. English

    What can readers infer from the following quote from Act V, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo: O, be gone! By heaven I love thee better than myself; For I come hither arm'd against myself Stay no, be gone; live, and hereafter say, A madman's mercy bid

  29. essay

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  30. Shakespear

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  31. (Need an idea) Literature if considered that

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  32. Literature

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  35. Literature

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  36. ELA

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  37. English

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  38. english

    What quote from Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 5 illustrates Shakespeare's use of comic relief? A) Lady Capulet: Marry, my child, early next Thursday morn/The gallant, young, and noble gentleman,/The County Paris, at Saint Peter's Church,/Shall happily make

  39. Romeo and Juliet (English Literature)

    1. To what heavenly body does Romeo compare Juliet? Why is this so? 2. What does Juliet mean when she says to Romeo, "tis, but thy name that is my enemy?" 3. How is Romeo let to Juliet's home? 4. Is it difficult for Romeo to win Juliet's love? Why? 5. Why

  40. Math

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  41. english

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  42. Romeo and Juliet

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  43. romeo and juliet

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  44. english

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  45. English

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  46. English

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  47. Romeo and Juliet Summary

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  48. ELA

    In romeo and Juliet , which of the following illustrates Shakespeare’s use of comic relief? A . a servant explains to capulet that cooks lick their own figures B. Capulet believes that Juliet is dead when she is really only sleeping C.”Honest good

  49. Honors 9 English

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  50. english

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  51. Engilsh

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  52. English

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  53. reading

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  54. romeo and juliet

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  55. English 9th Grade

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  56. Literature

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  57. English

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  58. English

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  59. English

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  60. English 9

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  61. ELA

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  62. ELA HELP

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  63. Math

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  64. English

    How does Shakespeare use dramatic irony to engage his audience in Romeo and Juliet?

  65. english

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  66. literature

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  67. Reading

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  68. English I

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  69. English

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  70. english

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  71. Romeo and Juliet Quick Question

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  72. Literature

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  73. English

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  74. English (Writeacher/Ms Sue/bobpursley plz help)

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  75. history

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  76. To: TP (Romeo and Juliet)

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  77. English

    Please someone explain these to me!!! I've put in the answers that i think are right but i don't understand these very well. 1. Identify the type of irony found i Act IV, scene 1, of romeo and juliet, when paris meets juliet at friar lawrence's cell and

  78. English

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  79. 12 english, romeo and juliet

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  80. How can I show that Love is a Powerful Emotion?

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  82. Literature

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  83. English

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  84. English

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  85. Romeo and Juliet Essay Question!

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  89. english

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  90. English

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  93. Eng Lit

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  94. Physics

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  95. English - check my answer, please.

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  96. English

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  97. English

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  99. English

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  100. English

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