Type
Crossword
Description

A speech given about someone that has died. Eulogy
English playwright that wrote Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare
A play for theater, radio or television Drama
The male protagonist Romeo
The female protagonist Juliet
Town in which the play is set. Verona
Exile Banish
The city that Romeo is banished to. Mantua
A long, uninterrupted speech presented in front of other characters Monologue
The man that Lady and Lord Capulet chose to marry Juliet Paris
Title of the man that marries Romeo and Juliet Friar
One of the principal divisions of a theatrical work (such as a play or opera) monologue, a long, uninterrupted speech presented in front of other characters Act
A speech in which a character is alone on stage and expresses thoughts out loud Soliloquy
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, natural force, or idea is given a personality and described as human Personification
Figure of speech that combines apparently contradictory terms Oxymoron

Romeo and Juliet Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

“You kiss by the ________” Book
Romeo’s suicide method. Poison
The Prologue is written in this poetic form. Sonnet
“Do you bite your_________ at us sir?” thumb
Act II scene II is also known as the __________ scene. Balcony
Juliet stabs herself with a __________. dagger
He throws a party in Act One. lord capulet
Where does Romeo go when he is banished? Mantua
Mercutio calls Tybalt the King of ______. cats
Friar Laurence hopes this will end if Romeo and Juliet marry. feud
Who wrote Romeo and Juliet? William Shakespeare
Romeo is ______ after killing Tybalt. banished
Romeo’s last name. Monatgue
Juliet's last name. Capulet
In Act Three, the Nurse tells Juliet she’s better off with __________. paris
He has a speech about Queen Mab. Mercutio
“_________art thou Romeo?” wherefore
“I am ________’s fool!” fortune
This disease caused Friar John to not deliver the letter. plague
Romeo’s love at the beginning of the play. rosaline
Who marries Romeo and Juliet? friar lawrence
Romeo and Juliet are _______________ lovers. starcrossed
Location of the play verona
He and Sampson open the play. gregory
“Then I ________ you stars!” defy
Juliet is closer to her _______ than her mother. nurse

Romeo and Juliet Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is Capulet's daughter? Juliet
Who is Montague's son? Romeo
Who is related to Mercutio? Prince
Who is Montague's nephew and Romeo's Friend? Benvolio
Who married Romeo and Juliet? Friar Lawence
Who takes care of Juliet? Nurse
Who does Romeo kill? Tybalt
What does Lady Capulet plan to kill Romeo with? poison
Who does Capulet plan to marry Juliet to? Paris
Who is Romeo's servant and friend? Balthasar
Who is Tybalt's uncle? Capulet
Who is Nurse's personal servant? Peter
Where does Romeo flee to? Mantua
Where does the story take place? Verona
Who gives Romeo the poison? Apothecary
What does Juliet kill herself with? dagger
What is the Blind Bow-Boy's Butt Shaft? Cupid's blunt arrow
Who wrote the play? Shakespeare
Who does Romeo love in the beginning of the play? Roseline
Who dies over Romeo's banishment? Lady Montague

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A speech given by a character alone on a stage. soliloquy
A figure of speech consisting of two opposite terms. (ex. "Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical!") oxymoron
"Death is my son-in-law" is an example of ______. personification
The ______ declares that anyone fighting in the streets will be executed. Prince
"I am fortune's fool!" Romeo
Means "ill-fated" (2 words) starcrossed
"A plague on both your houses!" Mercutio
Tells Romeo that Juliet is dead. Balthasar
Contrasting characters (ex. Tybalt/Benvolio, Lady Capulet/Nurse) Foil
"My poverty but not my will consents." Apothecary
Romeo's suicide method. Poison
"In fair _______ where we lay our scene." Verona
Romeo's love at the beginning of the play. Rosaline
"You kiss by the _______," book
Where does Romeo go when he is banished? Mantua
"An you be mine, I’ll give you to my friend. An you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets," LordCapulet
Juliet's suicide method. dagger
Juliet says this by any other name would smell as sweet. rose
The prologue is written in this poetic form. sonnet
The reason why Friar John couldn't deliver the letter to Romeo. plague
"O serpent heart, hid with a ________ face." flowering
The author of Romeo and Juliet. (aka The Bard) Shakespeare
Who marries Romeo and Juliet? FriarLaurence
She rides around in a wagon drawn by tiny little atoms, and she rides over men’s noses as they lie sleeping. QueenMab
Agrees to an arranged marriage with young Juliet. Paris
"Do you bite your _______ at us, sir?" thumb
Friar Laurence hopes this will end if Romeo and Juliet marry. feud
"Then I ____ you stars!" defy
Act II, scene ii is also known as the ______ scene. balcony
Agrees to erect a gold statue of Juliet. Montague
Reads the prologue chorus
When Romeo has a bad feeling about going to the party. foreshadowing
Much of the play is written in iambic __________. pentameter
Juliet's pugnacious cousin. Tybalt
The ending is called the ______. epilogue
Romeo's honest cousin. Benvolio
When plays end in death, the play is a _______. tragedy
When the audience knows something that the characters do not. (2 words) dramaticirony
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme. couplet
"I would the fool were married to her grave!" LadyCapulet
"For never was a story of more _____ Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." woe

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Elements of Drama Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a list of characters presented before the action begins cast of characters
a long speech spoken by a character to himself, another character, or to the audience monologue
a protagonist with a fatal flaw which eventually leads to his demise tragic hero
thoughts spoken aloud by a character when he/she is alone, or thinks he/she is alone soliloquy
a humorous work of drama comedy
a person or group of people who act as a narrator, commentator, or general audience to the action of the play chorus
a work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audience drama
a division within a play, much like the chapters of a novel act
a serious work of drama in which the hero suffers catastrophe or serious misfortune, usually becuase of his own actions tragedy
italicized comments that identify parts of the setting or the use of props or costumes, give further information about a character, or provide background information; in Shakespeare's plays, these can also appear in brackets, parenthesis, and/or half-brackets stage directions
a division of an act into smaller parts scene
a character who is nearly opposite of another character; the purpose of this is to reveal a stark contrast between the two characters, often the protagonist and the antagonist foil
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience aside
a conversation between two or more characters dialogue

Romeo & Juliet Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The place where the play takes place Verona
Romeo's last name is Montague
Juliet's last name is Capulet
Romeo's first love was Rosaline
Romeo goes to the party with Mercutio and Benvolio
When Romeo and his friends go to the party, they wear masks
At the party, who does Juliet's father tell to 'play'? musicians
Juliet says that Romeo kisses by the book
"O Romeo, Romeo, _________ art thou Romeo?" wherefore
Who first suggested that Romeo and Juliet get married? Juliet
Juliet's parents want her to marry Paris
Tybalt is Juliet's cousin
When Romeo sneaks through the Capulet's garden after the party, he finds Juliet at her Window
Who fights with Tybalt? Mercutio
Romeo is banished to Mantua
Tybalt kills Mercutio by ______ him stabbing
When he killed Tybalt, Romeo called himself fortunesfool
Who banished Romeo? The prince
Juliet's father calls her a _______ wretch. disobedient
The person whogives Juliet the potion is Friar Lawrence
After taking the potion, Juliet is put in a tomb
While he is banished, Romeo gets news that Juliet is dead
In the end, the two families decide to make peace
"O, happy______, this is thy sheath." Dagger
"Never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo" is the _____ line of the play. last

Romeo and Juliet: Act IV Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

against the earlier courting of which her Lord insisted upon. LADYCAPULET
the character who gives Juliet the plan to escape her marriage. FRIARLAURENCE
A literary device. We know that Juliet isn't dead, but Bathazar does not. DRAMATICIRONY
the substance given to Juliet by Friar Laurence. SLEEPINGPOTION
previous caretaker to Juliet, character who told the Lady of her "death". NURSE
Lord Capulet called his servants "loggerheads" when going to fetch wood. PUN
major theme of the act, Juliet fakes this in order to avoid her first arranged marriage. DEATH
This Montague was the reason Juliet put her plan into motion. ROMEO
"I'd chain myself to a bear, rather than marry Paris!!" HYPERBOLE
This character's arranged marriage drives her to fake her death. PARIS
Peter and the Musicians interrupt the scene of Juliet's family grieving in a humorous way. COMICRELIEF
"Death has tied up my tongue." PERSONIFICATION
"Death lies on her like an untimely frost." SIMILE
The character who drank the sleeping potion. JULIET
Character that pushed Juliet to go through with her plan at an earlier date, due to his impatience. LORDCAPULET
Lady Capulet's nephew, who in this act was dead and caused Juliet grief. Was also hotheaded. TYBOLT

Romeo and Juliet: Act 3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt, who draws their sword first? Mercutio
What day does Paris plan to marry Juliet? Thursday
Who is no longer trustworthy towards Juliet? Nurse
A fabulous creature with a roosters head on a serpents body. It was believed to had the power to kill by a glance. Cockatrice
What means cheated? Beguiled
To die a widow without ever having really been a wife Maiden widowed
Who said," Courage, man. The hurt cannot be much." Romeo
"A plague o' both your _______" Houses
Who was making fun of Benvolio for being a 'troublemaker'? Mercutio
Who does Juliet go to for help after she realizes she can no longer trust the nurse? Friar Lawrence
Who dies first in Act 3 Scene 1? Mercutio
Romeo kills ____________ in Act 3 Scene 1 Tybalt
Who does the Prince banish in this Act? Romeo
Where does Friar Lawrence tell Romeo to go? Mantua
Capulet accepts Paris's offer for his daughter's hand, in the hope of lifting her _______. Grief
The Capulets will have _______ for the death of one of their kin. Vengeance

Romeo and Juliet Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A chapter in a play that covers a large block of action. Ex. Act 1,2,3,4 Act
Memorized formal speech that is a separate section of literary work. Ex. The proluge before act 1, starting the play Prologue
A 14 line poem that rhymes Sonnet
Two consecutive lines that rhyme at the end of a poem. Ex. “aa” Couplet
Placing two very different characters side by side to accentuate their different personalities Foil
Two things being compared. Ex. Love is smoke made with the fumes of sighs Metaphor
A reference made to something well known. Ex. Showing roaline Allusion
“Out of date” language. Ex. One fairer than my love Archaic language
Two things that are being compared. Ex. Is love a tender thing Simile
A play on words with a double meaning Pun
Words spoken by a character in an undertone not intended to be heard by other characters on stage Aside
Four poetic lines in rhyme every other line Quatrain
A first a seemingly contradictory statement and yet perhaps true. Ex. My only love sprung from my only hate Paradox
A long uninterrupted speech spoken in the presence of others. Ex. It is the east and the Juliet is the sun... Monologue
Words that have a meaning that s different than its literal interpretation Figurative language
Thee reason for characters behavior. Ex. To turn your households rancor to pure love Motivation
An adjective or phrase of descriptive characters Epithet
An after speaks out our to himself. Ex. The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse... Soliloquy
The highest point in the story. Ex. Romeo and Juliet had 3 climax points Climax
The explanation of background information Exposition
The plot structure of literary work. Ex. Falling action and resolution Dramatic structure
1 line of poetry with 10 syllables. Ex. I pray thee good mer cu dtio let’s retire Iambic pentameter
What is true about the human nature. Theme
A stat of anxiety. Ex. Juliet’s father tells her she must marry Paris or he will silence her Suspense
Unrhymed iambic pentameter Blank verse
A figure of speech. Oxymoron
A use of hints or clues for future events that will accur later in the plot Foreshadowing
When the audience understands more than a character on the stage Dramatics irony
A character who changes Dynamic character

Romeo and Juliet Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The father of Romeo Lord Montague
The mother of Romeo Lady Montague
The son of Montague Romeo
The nephew of Montague and friend of Romeo Benvolio
The servant of Romeo Balthasar
The servant of Montague Abram
The father of Juliet Lord Capulet
The mother of Juliet Lady Capulet
The daughter of Capulet Juliet
The nephew of Capulet Tybalt
The 'nanny' of Juliet Nurse
The servant to the Nurse Peter
The servant of Capulet Sampson
The ruler of Verona Prince
A relative to the Prince and friend of Romeo Mercutio
The priest that marries Romeo and Juliet secretly Friar Lawrence
A young nobleman asking for Juliet's hand Paris
An unseen character as well as a niece of Capulet Rosaline
Main scene of Romeo and Juliet Verona
A poem with fourteen lines, that have ten syllables Sonnet
A poetic form that consists of five iambs Iambic Pentameter
A poem or stanza written in four lines Quatrain
A poem or stanza with two lines Couplet
The people to whom the poem is directed Audience
Usually a character the writer has taken on within the poem Speaker
Set of stressed, unstressed syllables Trochee
Set of stressed, stressed syllables Spondee
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem Stanza
A concentrated and heightened form of language, produced through rhythm and sound Poetry
The language of everyday speech Prose