Slant rhymes: rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables

are identical.
 To, so
 Move, love
 Goose, loose
 Meat, sweat
 Lead, read

Oxymoron: a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in
conjunction.
 Pretty ugly
 Random order
 Least favorite
 Awfully good
 Big baby

Homophones: each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but
different meanings, origins, or spelling.

 Dear, deer
 See, sea
 Hole, whole
 Ate, eight
 Weak, week

History of Shakespeare:
 Born and died on April 23, 1564
 Married Anne Hathaway
 Born in Stratford
 Established himself as a writer and actor
 Wrote during the Elizabethan age
 Two main religions during this time were Protestant and Catholic
 No women performed in theses plays
 If audience did not like the performance then they would shout insults or throw things
at the actors.
 Shakespeare’s work provides reference to real life situations.
 He invented over 1700 words
 Many poets were influenced by Shakespeare