I recommend sharon draper's romiette and julio to any english teacher interested in engaging reluctant readers and writers as this essay will show, it is a powerful text that parallels romeo and juliet however, romiette and julio is set in the language arts journal of michigan united states during the 21 st century, and. Quote--any quote from any of the clips that will set the mood for your essay 2 paragraph 1 =legend of king arthur 3 paragraph 2 =far over the misty mountain cold 4 paragraph 3 =romeo and juliet 5 paragraph 4 =sword in the stone 6 paragraph 5 =romiette and julio 7 paragraph 6 =harry potter. 1 you will soon begin reading sharon draper's romiette and julio as you know, it is very similar to william shakespeare's romeo and juliet both of these tell the story of two young people in love, but who are faced with opposition to their relationships you will research on each of the following links and read all of the. Main themes in romeo and juliet romeo and juliet essay topics the forcefulness of love love as a cause of write an analytical essay on one topic in your answer, make detailed reference to the play shakespeare's “ romeo and juliet” meets draper's “romiette and julio” [electronic resource] / lisa o'brien and. Stacks of essays is one such constant, and another is often the teaching of shakespeare for some of us, teach- sharon draper's romiette and julio ( atheneum, 1999) provides a more upbeat, modern twist on the room, rather than at a party other elements, such as when romiette and julio are set adrift in a boat by.
A tale of forbidden love with intentional references to shakespeare's play, perhaps especially to its west side story incarnation, with a similar focus on issues of race and gangs julio montague, a recent texas transplant to cincinnati , quickly falls for “afroqueen” during cyber-chats on the internet he soon. When romiette cappelle meets julio montague, she feels as though she has met the soul mate who can rescue her from her recurring nightmare about fire and water but like the shakespearean characters whose names echo theirs, romiette and julio discover that not everyone approves of their budding. The nook book (ebook) of the romiette and julio by sharon m draper at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more.
Romiette and julio study guide the following questions could be used for small group discussions, whole class discussions, or short answer written questions expository essay “i'm terrified of water i took swimming when i was little like everyone else, but i never learned that's not exactly true i learned how to swim. Romiette and julio - chapters 33-37 discussion 1 chapter 28-34 discussion 2 the devildogschapter 28, page 133what does ben mean when he says, “ they have no poetry—they have noindividuality they're just parts of a large, dirty organism, like that alienmonster thing in that star trek.
Romiette and julio is a young adult novel by sharon draper, published in 2001 by simon pulse it is an updated version of the tragedy of romeo and juliet by william shakespeare many of the characters in draper's novel closely parallel those in shakespeare's play the plot updates the family feud between the capulets. We start first with the prologue in its entirety and a quick summary of the facts then, we move on to a translation and explanation of each line individually to make things easier, the prologue is repeated in full again at the end of the analysis this analysis may make writing essays a bit easier as well. Sharon m draper is an award-winning author of more than 30 books for children, young adults, and teachers, including out of my mind, the sunshine state young readers award winner for 2011 for middle grades tears of a tiger, an ala best book for young adults romiette and julio, listed by the new.