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Who urged Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act as part of his vision for a “Great Society”?



Who urged Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act as part of his vision for a “Great Society”?

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CAPULET: Go, be gone. (Exit Second Servant) We shall be much unfurnished for this time. What, is my daughter gone to Friar Laurence? NURSE: Ay, forsooth. CAPULET: Well, he may chance to do some good on her: A peevish self-will'd harlotry it is. NURSE: See where she comes from shrift with merry look. (Enter JULIET) CAPULET: How now, my headstrong! where have you been gadding? JULIET: Where I have learn'd me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you and your behests, and am enjoin'd By holy Laurence to fall prostrate here, And beg your pardon: pardon, I beseech you! Henceforward I am ever ruled by you. CAPULET: Send for the county; go tell him of this: I'll have this knot knit up to-morrow morning. JULIET: I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell; And gave him what becomed love I might, Not step o'er the bounds of modesty. CAPULET: Why, I am glad on't; this is well: stand up: This is as't should be. Let me see the county; Ay, marry, go, I say, and fetch him hither. Now, afore God! this reverend holy friar, Our whole city is much bound to him. JULIET: Nurse, will you go with me into my closet, To help me sort such needful ornaments As you think fit to furnish me to-morrow? LADY CAPULET: No, not till Thursday; there is time enough. CAPULET: Go, nurse, go with her: we'll to church to-morrow. In this passage from act IV of Romeo and Juliet, Lord Capulet is preparing for Juliet’s wedding after threatening to disown her if she refuses to marry Paris. Which statement best describes the character of Lord Capulet? A. He is vulgar and foolish. b. He is oppressive and controlling. c. He is careless and neglectful. d. He is caring and headstrong.



CAPULET: Go, be gone. (Exit Second Servant) We shall be much unfurnished for this time. What, is my daughter gone to Friar Laurence? NURSE: Ay, forsooth. CAPULET: Well, he may chance to do some good on her: A peevish self-will’d harlotry it is. NURSE: See where she comes from shrift with merry look. (Enter JULIET) CAPULET: How now, my headstrong! where have you been gadding? JULIET: Where I have learn’d me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you and your behests, and am enjoin’d By holy Laurence to fall prostrate here, And beg your pardon: pardon, I beseech you! Henceforward I am ever ruled by you. CAPULET: Send for the county; go tell him of this: I’ll have this knot knit up to-morrow morning. JULIET: I met the youthful lord at Laurence’ cell; And gave him what becomed love I might, Not step o’er the bounds of modesty. CAPULET: Why, I am glad on’t; this is well: stand up: This is as’t should be. Let me see the county; Ay, marry, go, I say, and fetch him hither. Now, afore God! this reverend holy friar, Our whole city is much bound to him. JULIET: Nurse, will you go with me into my closet, To help me sort such needful ornaments As you think fit to furnish me to-morrow? LADY CAPULET: No, not till Thursday; there is time enough. CAPULET: Go, nurse, go with her: we’ll to church to-morrow. In this passage from act IV of Romeo and Juliet, Lord Capulet is preparing for Juliet’s wedding after threatening to disown her if she refuses to marry Paris. Which statement best describes the character of Lord Capulet? A. He is vulgar and foolish. b. He is oppressive and controlling. c. He is careless and neglectful. d. He is caring and headstrong.

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Read the passage from Hamlet, Act I, Scene iii. Polonius: Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but, being in, Bear ’t that th’ opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express’d in fancy; rich, not gaudy … Shakespeare’s word choice in the passage creates a tone that is argumentative. cautious. conceited. nervous.


Shakespeare’s word choice in the passage creates a tone that is cautious.

In Act 1 Scene III of the play “Hamlet,” Polonius gives certain advises to his son Laertes who is preparing to leave for France. He advises him to keep control of his words and to behave in the most practical manner in the ship. He asks him to restrain himself from the bad company, and rash decisions. Advising on the matter of dress and attire he asks him to dress richly but not gaudily. He also asks him not to borrow or lend money.

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Read the excerpt from Act II of Hamlet. Guildenstern: Happy in that we are not over happy; On Fortune’s cap we are not the very button. Hamlet: Nor the soles of her shoe? Rosencrantz: Neither, my lord. What is being personified in this excerpt? delight prosperity fashion footwear


Prosperity is being personified in the above excerpt.

In Act II Scene II of the play “Hamlet,” Hamlet meets two of his friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Hamlet greets them and asks about them. To this question, Guildenstern replies that they are happy because they are not too happy. They feel themselves to be lucky for not being too lucky like Hamlet. Hamlet discloses his state of melancholy in which he has lost all the joys of his life and how his life seems worthless to him.

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What was the main goal of the military reconstruction act


The main goal of the military reconstruction act is : C. The act divided the south into five military districts and put officers in charge of making sure states rewrote their constitutions

This Act was created to punish the Radical Republicans for their Actions during the Civil War

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The Fugitive Slave Act ______________________ . a. stated that slaves who crossed onto free soil were considered free c. required all citizens to help in the capture of runaway slaves b. established the underground railroad and charity organizations to help slaves gain freedom d. declared that slaves were property and could not bring court cases against free men



The Fugitive Slave Act ______________________ . a. stated that slaves who crossed onto free soil were considered free c. required all citizens to help in the capture of runaway slaves b. established the underground railroad and charity organizations to help slaves gain freedom d. declared that slaves were property and could not bring court cases against free men

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What was the patriot act?


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The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.[1] With its ten-letter abbreviation (USA PATRIOT) expanded, the full title is “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.

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Which of the following events happened last A. The sugar act B.The stamp Act C.The Boston Tea Party D.The meeting of the first Continental Congress


The meeting of the first Continental Congress

The stamp act and the sugar act were laws put on the colonies by the British government. They angered the colonies because the colonies had no representation in the British government. The colonies felt as though these acts were passed unfairly and the taxes they required the colonies to pay were also unfair. One way in which citizens of Boston showed their dissatisfaction with the British taxing them without representation was the Boston Tea Party. This and other signs of revolt eventually lead to the American Revolution and the First Continental Congress.

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Which line from act 1 of the importance of being earnest is an epigram? A. “There is no good offering a large reward now that the thing is found.” B. “… you have no right whatsoever to read what is written inside.” C. “More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn’t read.” D. “Well, if you want to know, Cecily happens to be my aunt.”


“More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn’t read.”

An epigram is a clever or witty saying that expresses an idea. This line epitomizes how Wilde feels about the ideals of morality during his time period. A strict set of rules that most people don’t follow. This also fits with the title as Ernest turns out not to be very earnest. The other lines are simply statements from the characters.

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Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? "You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn't she have done that over the phone or something? Instead, she waited until he spent all that time and money to go see her. You shouldn't hire somebody who would treat someone else like that." A. We should not feel pity for Leah. She decided to act cold and what goes around comes around. B. Leah should definitely be hired because she is the best person for the job. C. Leah's relationship with her boyfriend does not have anything to do with her qualifications for the job. D. Leah's boyfriend must have done something really bad for her to do that to him.



Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? “You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn’t she have done that over the phone or something? Instead, she waited until he spent all that time and money to go see her. You shouldn’t hire somebody who would treat someone else like that.” A. We should not feel pity for Leah. She decided to act cold and what goes around comes around. B. Leah should definitely be hired because she is the best person for the job. C. Leah’s relationship with her boyfriend does not have anything to do with her qualifications for the job. D. Leah’s boyfriend must have done something really bad for her to do that to him.

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In which adventure does Odysseus act most hero ically



In which adventure does Odysseus act most hero ically

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According to his nobel prize acceptance speech, why does King think he was given the award? A. Because of the nonviolent methods he has used to fight oppression B. Because of the great personal losses he has suffered C. Because of his efforts to get the civil rights act passed D. Because of his continuing war with the us government



According to his nobel prize acceptance speech, why does King think he was given the award? A. Because of the nonviolent methods he has used to fight oppression B. Because of the great personal losses he has suffered C. Because of his efforts to get the civil rights act passed D. Because of his continuing war with the us government

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Which act by the British government caused the american colonists to write the declaration of independence and separate from great Britain? A) the destruction of a ship containing a load of British tea. B) the killing of several colonists by a group of British soldiers. C) the outlawing of slavery in all the american colonies. D) the requirement that the colonists pay taxes on British goods.


The right answer is “D) the requirement that the colonists pay taxes on British goods.”

The historic event known as the Boston Tea Party occurred on December 16, 1773 in the city of the same name, in the United States. The action was a protest carried out by the settlers of the country against the high taxes levied by the British government. The incident is considered a key event in the unfolding of the American Revolution.

The men who participated in the protest were imitated in many other cities of the country and ended up being known as the first heroes of the movement for the independence of the United States. After the revolt, the English government severely punished the inhabitants of Boston, closing the port of the city. Three years later, 13 colonies declared independence and founded the United States of America.

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Read the following excerpt taken from the US Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). The case coming on for a hearing before the Supreme Court, that court was of opinion that the law under which the prosecution had was constitutional, and denied the relief prayed for by the petitioner. Ex parte Plessy, 45 La.Ann. 80. Whereupon petitioner prayed for a writ of error from this court, which was allowed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. MR. JUSTICE BROWN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court. This case turns upon the constitutionality of an act of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, passed in 1890, providing for separate railway carriages for the white and colored races. Acts 1890, No. 111, p. 152. The first section of the statute enacts “that all railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in this State shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to apply to street railroads. No person or persons, shall be admitted to occupy seats in coaches other than the ones assigned to them on account of the race they belong to.” The Supreme Court’s ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson was problematic because


In the Plessy v. Ferguson case, the Supreme Court’s ruling of the “separate but equal” law being constitutional was problematic because the “separate but equal” law accepted segregation and the discrimination that were against blacks.

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According to the video, how was the Banking Act of 1933 a reaction to the Great Depression?


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The Banking Act of 1933 was a reaction to the Great Depression because it worked to protect deposits from risky investments by banks. These investments caused many citizens to lose their money during the Great Depression. Protections occurred through the creation of regulations and new agencies to oversee financial institutions.
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Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love: Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate! O any thing! of nothing first create. O heavy lightness! serious vanity! Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms! Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! This love feel I, that feel no love in this. Dost thou not laugh? The oxymorons in Romeo’s dialogue emphasize a) the anger he feels toward a certain woman. b) his certainty about his romantic fate. c) the extreme emotions that he is feeling. d) his confusion about Benvolio’s advice.



Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love: Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate! O any thing! of nothing first create. O heavy lightness! serious vanity! Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms! Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! This love feel I, that feel no love in this. Dost thou not laugh? The oxymorons in Romeo’s dialogue emphasize a) the anger he feels toward a certain woman. b) his certainty about his romantic fate. c) the extreme emotions that he is feeling. d) his confusion about Benvolio’s advice.

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If greenhouse gases in the atmosphere act like a blanket around the Earth, how is this "blanket” being changed by human activities?



If greenhouse gases in the atmosphere act like a blanket around the Earth, how is this “blanket” being changed by human activities?

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In 1987 the first substance to act as a superconductor at a temperature above that of liquid nitrogen (77 k) was discovered. the approximate formula of this substance is yba2cu3o7. calculate the percent composition by mass of this material.


 

The molar mass of the elements are:

Yttrium (Y) = 88.91 g / mol

Barium (Ba) = 137.33 g / mol

Copper (Cu) = 63.55 g / mol

Oxygen (O) = 16 g / mol

 

Calculating for the molar mass of YBa2Cu3O7:

YBa2Cu3O7 = 88.91 + 2(137.33) + 3(63.55) + 7(16) = 666.22
g / mol

 

The masses of the elements in 1 mole of YBa2Cu3O7 are:

Yttrium (Y) = 88.91 g / mol (1 mole) = 88.91 g

Barium (Ba) = 137.33 g / mol (2 mole) = 274.66 g

Copper (Cu) = 63.55 g / mol (3 mole) = 190.65 g

Oxygen (O) = 16 g / mol (7 mole) = 112 g

 

We now calculate for the percent composition by mass of
each element:

% Y
= 88.91 g / 666.22 g = 13.35%


% Ba
= 274.66 g / 666.22 g = 41.23%


%Cu
= 190.65 g / 666.22 g = 28.62%


%O =
112 g / 666.22 g = 16.81%

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The equal employment opportunity act requires employers to classify their employees by gender and national origin. which level of measurement is this?



The equal employment opportunity act requires employers to classify their employees by gender and national origin. which level of measurement is this?

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What piece of legislation allowed many states to practice racial segregation? a. brown v. board of education b. the separate but equal mandate c. the emancipation proclamation d. the civil rights act?


The First Amendment to the Constitution says: Congress should make no law regarding a foundation of religion, or disallowing the free exercise thereof, or shortening the right to speak freely, or of the press; or the privilege of the general population serenely to amass, and to request of the Government for a review of grievances.

The First Amendment secures a few fundamental opportunities in the United States including flexibility of religion, the right to speak freely, the flexibility of the press, the privilege to gather, and the privilege to appeal to the administration. It was a piece of the Bill of Rights that was included in the Constitution December 15, 1791.

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The First Reconstruction Act divided the South into how many military districts? three five seven ten


1- The correct answer is B, as one result of the Great Society was that the lives of many underprivileged Americans improved.

The Great Society was a set of US national reform programs announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson for the first time in a speech at Ohio University on May 7, 1964 and more fully illustrated on May 22, 1964 at the University of Michigan. These reform programs were subsequently presented to the Congress of the United States and largely approved during the 1960s, thanks to the consent of its supporters of the Democratic Party.

Two main goals of social reforms were the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. During this period new large spending programs were launched in the fields of education, medical care, urban problems and transport. Johnson’s “Great Society” was linked, in its objectives and policies, to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal program.

Some proposals of the Great Society resumed initiatives contained in the New Frontier program, interrupted by the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy. Johnson’s success in promoting and endorsing his reforms depended on his considerable congressional political influence, his persuasion, and the favorable historical circumstances resulting from the 1964 presidential elections, which allowed the Democratic Party to dominate Congress and to elect the House of Representatives with the largest number of exponents of the liberal current since 1938.

The evolution of the Vietnam war and the massive involvement of the American military machine in the conflict, however, partly undermined the success of the “Great Society” program. Growing, huge expenditures for the continuation of the war made more difficult to finance the reform programs. Representatives of the Democratic Party against the war in Vietnam complained that military spending decisively stifled the Great Society program. On the whole, however, despite growing political and economic difficulties, which forced the administration to eliminate or reduce the financing of some projects, President Johnson managed to activate a series of programs of great importance, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Older Americans Act and the federal education funding, which are still active.

2- The correct answer is C, as the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was necessary because the previous existing American immigration policies were discriminatory.

On October 3, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the law into effect, saying: “The [old] system violates the basic principle of American democracy, the principle according to which the valuation and reward of each man should be established on the basis of his merits as a man. It has been anti-American in the highest sense, because it has been unfaithful to the faith that led thousands to these shores, even before we were a country. ”

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Why did the US Congress pass the Espionage Act in 1917?


1- The correct answer is B, as one result of the Great Society was that the lives of many underprivileged Americans improved.

The Great Society was a set of US national reform programs announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson for the first time in a speech at Ohio University on May 7, 1964 and more fully illustrated on May 22, 1964 at the University of Michigan. These reform programs were subsequently presented to the Congress of the United States and largely approved during the 1960s, thanks to the consent of its supporters of the Democratic Party.

Two main goals of social reforms were the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. During this period new large spending programs were launched in the fields of education, medical care, urban problems and transport. Johnson’s “Great Society” was linked, in its objectives and policies, to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal program.

Some proposals of the Great Society resumed initiatives contained in the New Frontier program, interrupted by the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy. Johnson’s success in promoting and endorsing his reforms depended on his considerable congressional political influence, his persuasion, and the favorable historical circumstances resulting from the 1964 presidential elections, which allowed the Democratic Party to dominate Congress and to elect the House of Representatives with the largest number of exponents of the liberal current since 1938.

The evolution of the Vietnam war and the massive involvement of the American military machine in the conflict, however, partly undermined the success of the “Great Society” program. Growing, huge expenditures for the continuation of the war made more difficult to finance the reform programs. Representatives of the Democratic Party against the war in Vietnam complained that military spending decisively stifled the Great Society program. On the whole, however, despite growing political and economic difficulties, which forced the administration to eliminate or reduce the financing of some projects, President Johnson managed to activate a series of programs of great importance, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Older Americans Act and the federal education funding, which are still active.

2- The correct answer is C, as the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was necessary because the previous existing American immigration policies were discriminatory.

On October 3, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the law into effect, saying: “The [old] system violates the basic principle of American democracy, the principle according to which the valuation and reward of each man should be established on the basis of his merits as a man. It has been anti-American in the highest sense, because it has been unfaithful to the faith that led thousands to these shores, even before we were a country. ”

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Which list correctly orders events in the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa? i. Nelson Mandela became the nation’s president. ii. The Soweto Uprising sparked more protests. iii. Frederik W. de Klerk brought about reforms. iv. The Population Registration Act was signed. i. The Population Registration Act was signed. ii. Nelson Mandela became the nation’s president. iii. The Soweto Uprising sparked more protests. iv. Frederik W. de Klerk brought about reforms. i. The Population Registration Act was signed. ii. The Soweto Uprising sparked more protests. iii. Frederik W. de Klerk brought about reforms. iv. Nelson Mandela became the nation’s president. i. Frederik W. de Klerk brought about reforms. ii. Nelson Mandela became the nation’s president. iii. The Population Registration Act was signed. iv. The Soweto Uprising sparked more protests.


The Reformation actually started after Columbus’s landing in North America. 

Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 was forced on Spain and Portugal by the Pope. The Pope basically said that all lands in the New World belonged to Spain and all new non-Christian lands in the Eastern Hemisphere belong to Portugal. No other Catholic countries can do anything in those areas without the approval of the owner. 

The pope basically drew two lines on the globe setting the border. The western line started at the north pole cut half way through Greenland and ended at the south pole. The new world was everything to the west. Problem is that it ran through a chunk of Brazil which is why Brazil is an ex-Portuguese colony. 

The Eastern line starts at the North Pole runs through siberia, through the pacific just west of Japan, and cuts Australia in half. Of course, Australia hadn’t been discovered yet. Everything to the the east of this line is the new world. 

Obviously, this treaty didn’t hold up well, but the reformation gave the protestant countries an excuse to explore the new world since they didn’t have to take orders from the Pope. Even so, France, a catholic country, ignored it too. 

Really, the only country that was effected by the reformation in the exploration of the Americas was England. All the other countries, changed their religion once and then went to war with the nearest catholic country. Sweden became Lutheran and stayed that way. The Dutch Republic became Calvinists and stayed that way. 

England kept switching. First it was Catholic. Then, Henry VIII made it protestant. Then, Henry’s daughter Mary I made it catholic again. Henry’s other daughter Elizabeth I (with the two hit movies) made it Protestant again. 

Years latter, Oliver Cromwell over through the monarchy, executed the King Charles I, and established a Protestant fundamentalist religious military dictatorship. He outlawed drinking,smoking, gambling, theater, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and anything generally fun. He would have made Saudi Arabia proud. Basically, all you could do is work, pray, and die. Sex was allowed for creating children, but you couldn’t enjoy it. 

When Cromwell died, the people of England said enough was enough and brought back the King. Charles II kicked out the fundamentalists and brought back drinking, smoking, gambling, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and having fun during sex. Incidentally, those were also all his hobbies. 

This brings us to the famous Pilgrims. They were part of Cromwell’s crowd. They kept agitating a return to the no-fun policy. They annoyed everybody. They weren’t persecuted for practicing their religion, they were persecuted because they kept trying to force their religion on everyone else. Sort of like Southern Baptists. 

Charles II was the most easy going monarch in British history. Do realize how annoying you have to be to get him to throw you out. 

Charles’s brother James II was obsessed with turning Great Britain catholic again. After four years of trying, they kicked him and his followers out. 

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What is setting of act V of romeo and juliet



What is setting of act V of romeo and juliet

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Which lines in this excerpt from act I of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet reveal that Romeo was avoiding Benvolio? BENVOLIO: Madam, an hour before the worshipped sun Peered forth the golden window of the east, A troubled mind drove me to walk abroad, Where, underneath the grove of sycamore That westward rooteth from this city side, So early walking did I see your son. Towards him I made, but he was ‘ware of me And stole into the covert of the wood. I, measuring his affections by my own, Which then most sought where most might not be found, Being one too many by my weary self, Pursued my humor not pursuing his, And gladly shunned who gladly fled from me.


Since a tiny tender child of four,
There’s nothing that I dreamt of more,
Than to jump aboard a great big ship,
A telescope, a map, a sword, by my hip,
To feel the sea breeze in my hair,
To stroke my parrot on the wood chair,
To be bold and brave and happy as can be,
To trek and travel and sail the seven seas.

8 lines. Rhyme scheme aabbccdd. If I managed to write that in about 4 minutes, you could write something much better and longer in like 30 minutes. You can use my rubbish poem as inspiration lol. Good luck X