Romeo + Juliet Homework Assignments
R&J Homework #1:
Write a new scene or a new ending to the play. Be sure to use IambicPentameter and Rhyming Couplets throughout the entire scene.
A New Ending to Romeo & Juliet(This takes place right after Romeo has killed Tybalt.)Scene 1- A Street in Verona
(Romeo and Benvolio enter)ROMEO:Alas, yond Tybalt's blood hath spilled by me.Now, to escape my death, I'll have to flee.BENVOLIO:You're right my cuz- you are doomed if you stay.What can I do to help thee on thy way?ROMEO:Oh, thoughtful Ben, I need not anything.But wait- no, you could not my lady bring.Fair cuz, I'd fain you bring food for my flight.I'll wait for you inside the woods tonight. (exits)BENVOLIO:What's this? My cuz does want his lady, too?If Rosaline will consent, then I'll come through.Why, I won't be the one to bring his food,His lady Rosaline can go be wooed. (exits)
Scene 2- Verona- Outside Rosaline's House
(Rosaline enters)ROSALINE:Alas, it is too late to tell my loveHe's brighter than the shining stars above.When I'm with him, my heart begins to soar,But now he's gone away forever more.His swordsmanship won favor all around,But now he's gone away, Mantua bound!I'll think of him by minute, day, and year...