What Locks Through Yonder Window Breaks

Learning | June 14, 2013

(We are reading Romeo and Juliet in my freshman English class. We have just started the balcony scene.)

Teacher: “So what Romeo is saying, is that it was the force of love that helped him climb the wall to see her.”

Student: “I thought he got over the wall by climbing her hair.”

Me: “[Student], that was Rapunzel.”

Student: “…I just made myself look really stupid didn’t I?”

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