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Romeo

  • Date Submitted: 12/13/2012 02:23 AM
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Romeo
Guilty or Not Guilty?

Identifying Romeo’s character traits. 1
Identifying aspects of the case 1
Write a prosecutor or defense attorney’s statement 1
The first body paragraph 2
The second body paragraph 2
The third body paragraph 2
Concluding paragraph 2
Organization 3


Identifying Romeo’s character traits.


Romeo Montague has some character traits. You could make the case that his bad traits cause the tragedy. You could make the case that his good traits make him not guilty..

Identifying aspects of the case

Choose three aspects of the case to write about. For example:

    • __One must be a good or bad trait of Romeo’s__
    • __How others were involved__
    • __Testimony of others___

Write a prosecutor or defense attorney’s statement

    • Include the author’s name
    • Include Romeo’s name
    • Include what you will prove: that he is guilty or not guilty.

Example (prosecutor):
      Romeo Montague, the main character in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is guilty of causing the tragedy.



The first body paragraph

Write a sentence about one of Romeo’s character traits. Then write about the ways Shakespeare used to convince you Romeo possessed it. Use one or two convincing examples of how Romeo looks, what Romeo says, what Romeo does, what he thinks, or how others think about or treat Romeo. Then show how this makes him guilty or innocent.

The second body paragraph

Write a sentence about some aspect of the play that helps you prove your case.   Then write three or four sentences that do the following: If proving Romeo guilty is your goal then maybe you will write about his family’s having raised him to hate all Montagues. If proving him innocent is what you’re trying to do, you could accuse Tybalt of guilt in causing the tragedy.

The third body paragraph

Write a sentence about some other aspect of the play that helps you prove your case.   Then write three or four sentences that do the...

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