English 1 Romeo and Juliet Act 2

What does Mercutio say about blind love? You cannot love someone if you are blind
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? Romeo compares her with the sun bright lights, the stars, and an angel
How does Juliet speak yet say nothing? She uses her body language and she is bored and talking to herself
When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say? Romeo wants to be the glove to touch her cheek
Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to say? Juliet asks Romeo if he is a montague because she wants to be a montague
Explain what Romeo says about names. Names are like titles that don’t exactly belong to you.
Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him there. What is Romeo’s response to these questions? Romeo flew over the walls like a bird
Why is Juliet embarrassed? she is nervous that Romeo thinks she’s moving too fast
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? to get married
What has friar Laurence been out gathering in his basket? Herbs, flowers, plants from which to derive natural remedies.
Explain lines 21-22: “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, / And vice sometime by action dignified?” It is not good to do something right for the wrong reasons
When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? he says that he didn’t sleep and he must’ve been with Rosaline
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says to Romeo, “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes”? he says that Romeo only cares about looks (lust)
Friar Laurence agrees to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet for what reason? to bring the families together
According to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt? he is a good fighter
What is the nurse saying to Romeo in lines 166-177? She’s telling Romeo to be honest and not to play with Juliet.
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? He is told to bring cords to make stairs and Romeo will climb up to her room.
The nurse is supposed to be gone only a half hour, but she is actually gone for how long? 3 hours
How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating Juliet? she doesn’t want to tell Juliet what Romeo said.
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says, “Therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? he thinks their love is happening too fast
in the famous balcony scene, what does Romeo compare Juliet to? The sun, the stars, angels
What does Juliet mean when she speaks about names on page 798 lines 33-49 its just a silly name
what does juliet want Romeo to do in scene 2 she wasn’t to get married to Romeo
Why does friar Lawrence really agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? Friar Laurence wants to unite the families
What tragic events to come are foreshadowed in Act 2 Death