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Romeo and Juliet
Perhaps the most famous of all romantic tragedies, this is the tale of two young star-crossed lovers and their families, who are caught in a destructive web of hatred. Shakespeare's immortal dramas are now available in illustrated form for classroom use! This revolutionary way of introducing the timeless comedies and tragedies of the Bard of Avon combines the art form of t ...more
Paperback, 58 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Barron's Educational Series
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A graphic novel version of Romeo and Juliet; however, it doubles as a study guide, with modern-day translations of some of the more complicated turns of phrase. It also includes questions and points out examples of literary concepts (personification, hyperbole, metaphor, etc.). The entire plot is there, but a great deal of the major soliloquies and speeches are either shortened or omitted entirely. I feel like this would be a really good guide for a teacher to use to come up with a unit on Romeo ...more