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Comparing Zeffirelli's Death Scene to Shakespeare's Play

Unit 18: Romeo and Juliet Act 5: Theme Analysis, Comparing Text to Film, and Analytical Writing
Lesson 5 of 8

Objective: SWBAT analyze the representation of a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment, by comparing the death scene of Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet to the text of the play.

Big Idea: Comparing this film to the play helps us understand the structure and theme in deeper ways.

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