English Exam Study Guide: Romeo and Juliet jack

Capulet Doesn’t want Tybalt to fight at the masquerade ball
Sampson A servant of the house of Capulet
Abram A servant of the house of Montague
Nurse Juliet’s “mom” who has close emotional ties
Tybalt The hot-headed cousin of Juliet
Juliet The sole heir of the Capulet family
Mercutio Romeo’s friend who describes Queen Mab in detail
Rosaline Romeo’s old flame
Prince Escalus Leader; threatens death if families fight
Benvolio Romeo’s cousin and best friend; peaceful
Romeo Falls madly in love with Juliet after only one sighting
I will try to like him if I want to;But I will only love himAs much as your approval allowsA) JulietB) Lady Capulet “I’ll look to like, if looking liking move;But no more deep will I endure my heart mine eye,Than your consent gives strength to make it fly.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Well then, dear saint allow lips to meet like hands meet!I pray for you that your faith turn into anguish.A) Romeo B) Juliet “O then, dear saint let lips do what hand do!They pray; grant thou, lest faith turn to despair.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
The two unlucky children of the Montagues and CapuletsWho are incompatible lovers that commit suicide,Their unfortunate deaths ended the frightening constant family feudsA) ChorusB) Audience “From forth the fatal lions of these two foes;A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life,Whose misadventured piteous overthrowsDoth with their death bury their parents’ strife.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Friar Laurence Agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet
Benvolio Tells Mercutio about Tybalt’s letter
Romeo Sees the woman he loves as the sun
Mercutio The nurse complains about his inappropriate innuendo
Juliet Imparts Romeo to change his name
Nurse Relays the message to Juliet to meet Romeo to get married
Peter Doesn’t stick up for the Nurse when Mercutio makes fun of her
Mercutio Curses both families because he is dying
Benvolio Retells the story of Mercutio’s and Tybalt’s deaths
Romeo Flees to Friar Laurence after killing Tybalt
Capulet Is greatly angered by Juliet’s disobedience over Paris
What has happened today makes sure the future is doomed, today is the beginning of everyone’s destruction that everyone must endA) RomeoB) Benvolio “This day’s black fate on mo days doth depend;This but begins the woe others must end.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Juliet Gives a ring to the nurse to give to Romeo
Tybalt Kills Mercutio
Lady Capulet Orders the Prince to kill Romeo
Prince Escalus Banishes Romeo from Verona
Friar Laurence Tells Romeo that he must live, because Juliet still is alive
Romeo Kills Paris
Balthasar Relays the message to Romeo that Juliet is dead
Apothecary His morals are so loose that he’ll accept money for illegal drugs
Friar Laurence Offers Juliet escape to a “sisterhood of holy nuns”
Friar John Neglects to deliver a message to Romeo
Paris Romeo kills him
Chief Watchman His voice causes Juliet to swiftly pick up the dagger
Capulet Laments that the dagger that killed Juliet is not in its proper “house”
Juliet Refuses to leave the tomb when Friar Laurence comes
Montague Agrees to build a golden monument to Juliet
Lady Montague Dies of a broken heart
Prince Escalus Closes out the play soliloquy
Sunday (R&J meet) What day does Act 1 take place?
Monday (get married) What day does Act 2 take place?
Tuesday What day does Act 3 take place?
Wednesday (Juliet “dies”) What day does Act 4 take place?
Thursday What day does Act 5 take place?
Paris Reminds Capulet that younger girls than Juliet are already brides and mothers
Mercutio and Paris Who are the cousins of Prince Escalus?
Lady Montague Romeo leaves a letter for this person before committing suicide
13 Age of Juliet at the beginning of the play
Verona’s Town Square Where did Tybalt kill Mercutio?
Juliet’s chamber Juliet denies that daylight is coming in this place
Aside When Friar Laurence says, “I would I knew not why it should be slowed” in Act 4, Scene 1 is an example of what?
Soliloquy Juliet speaking her thoughts out loud while she waits for Romeo is a good example of what?
Monologue Friar Laurence giving a speech to Romeo about his good fortune is an example of this
Foreshadowing The prologue hinting at the lovers’ death is also called what?
Personification When Capulet says, “Death is my son-in-law, death is my heir” what literary device is being used?
Wednesday What day of the week is Juliet’s funeral?
Tuesday Romeo leaves for Mantua on this day
Monday What day did Romeo and Juliet get married?
Wednesday The date that Capulet moves Juliet and Paris’ wedding to
Sunday The day that Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time
Nurse Tells Juliet that Romeo is banished
Sometimes good turns to bad if used in the wrong wayAnd bad can be good if actions dignify that badA) Friar LaurenceB) Himself “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied,And vice sometime’s by actions dignified.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Whats so important about a name. A rose is a roseno matter what it is calledSo Romeo would still be as perfect as he is now whether His name is Romeo or notA) JulietB) Herself “What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet.So Romeo would, were he not called Romeo,Retain that dear perfection which he owesWithout the title.A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Their passions consume them,In their victory they die, like fire and gunpowder meetingThey explode and everything is gone after thatA) Friar LaurenceB) Romeo “These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
The love in young men maynot truly be in their hearts but in what they seeA) Friar LaurenceB) Romeo “Young men’s love liesNot truly in their hearts but in their eyes.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Run faster you reckless horsesto Phoebus’ house! Even a wagoner like Phaeton would take you down to the horizonand bring the cloudy night right nowA) JulietB) Herself “Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds, Toward Phoebus’ lodging! Such a wagonerAs Phaeton would whip West,And bring in cloudy night immediately.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
That banishment is worse Than the death of ten thousand TybaltsA) JulietB) Nurse “That ‘banished,’ that one word ‘banished,’Hath slain ten thousand Tybalts.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Here is your gold, gold is a worse poison to humanity And it kills more in this hateful society Than these poor poisons that you cannot sell.I am selling you poison, you have sold me none.A) RomeoB) Apothecary “Here is thy gold — worse poison to men’s souls,Doing more murder in this loathsome world, Than these poor compounds that mayst not sell.I sell thee poison; thou hast sold me none.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
When I found him, the town’s officials, Thought that we were part of the sick houseWhere the plague was strong,They locked up the doors, and would not let us leave, Which put my rush to Mantua to a haltA) Friar JohnB) Friar Laurence “And finding him, the searchers of the town, suspecting That we both were in a house Where the infectious pestilence did reign,Sealed up the doors, and would not let us forth,So that my speed to Mantua there was stayed.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Some will be excused, and some will be punished;There was never a story full of more pain Than the story of Romeo and JulietA) Prince EscalusB) Himself “Some shall be pardoned, and some shall be punished;For never was a story of more woe.Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
Oh dear JulietWhy are you still so beautiful? Should I believeThat intangible death is in love with you,And that a skinny and hated monster keeps You here in the dark to be his lover?A) RomeoB) Himself “Ah, dear Juliet,Why art thou yet so fair? Shall I believeThat unsubstantial Death is amorous,And that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark to be his paramour?”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
(Oh sadness, your Juliet’s bed covering is a grave)Which I will come and sprinkle with water;Or if not that I will cover it with tears and moans.The funeral rights that I promise to keep to you will beTo cover your grave with flowers and to cryA) ParisB) Himself/”dead” Juliet “(O woe! Thy canopy is dust and stones)Which with sweet water nightly I will dew;Or, wanting that, with tears distilled by moans.The obsequies that I for thee will keep Nightly shall be to strew thy grave and weep.”A) Who is speaking?B) To whom?
“Now, sir, her father counts

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