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The 5P


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The 5P

  1. 1. The 5P Character Symbols in Romeo and Juliet
  2. 2. Writing the 5P <ul><li>Choose an Interesting and Exciting Two or Three word Title </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspects of the Apothecary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Danger, Death, and Poverty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road to Death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Poverty Consents </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction: motivator <ul><li>What is a motivator? </li></ul><ul><li>A sentence, a quotation, an anecdote, or a rhetorical question which engages the reader’s attention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scales represent justice, doves symbolize peace, and the stars and stripes embody the United States of America. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can symbolism help an author portray a deeper meaning to his readers? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction: Background info <ul><li>Background Info: </li></ul><ul><li>Supplying background on the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>author (Shakespeare’s style…) , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the time period (the Renaissance in Italy, i.e.: feuds, customs…) in which the literature occurs, or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the literature itself (star-crossed lovers…) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>provides information and adds to the understanding of the essay. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Introduction: Blueprint <ul><li>The thesis or blueprint guides the reader through the body of the paper, including the TAG (title of work, author’s name and genre of the work) and the THREE ideas written in parallel structure. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Romeo and Juliet a skull and crossbones, a tortoise shell, and gold ducats represent the poverty and the desperation of the Apothecary. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Body paragraphs <ul><li>Using the IQC method of quotation integration, select appropriate material from the novel to prove or support the sub topic of this paragraph. Transition words and phrases will connect ideas and paragraphs. Each quotation will be Introduced, Quoted as part of a sentence, and Commented upon. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TWO or more such quotations will be used for each body paragraph to support or prove the subtopic which supports the topic of the paper. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. conclusion <ul><li>Reword, rephrase, rewrite the blueprint from the introduction. </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols, such as a skull and crossbones, a tortoise shell, and a gold ducat, represent the penniless Apothecary in Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. </li></ul><ul><li>Write at least one sentence to summarize each subtopic represented in the body of the paper. </li></ul><ul><li>The skull and crossbones represents the danger the poison brings to both Romeo and Balthasar. The tortoise shell… </li></ul><ul><li>Write a clincher sentence which leaves the reader understanding the nature or purpose for having written a composition on this particular topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare, already known as a genius, incorporates a deeper meaning into his plays with his symbols, therefore bringing a greater appreciation by his readers. </li></ul>