English I Semester 2: Romeo and Juliet Crossword answers

Servant of the Cupulets; he and Gregory inadvertently renew the feud. Sampson
In Roman mythology she is the goddess of dawn “But all so soon as the all-cheering sun / Should in the farthest East begin to draw / the shady curtains from ________’s bed” Aurora
A person who makes and sells medicine and drugs; Romeo obtained a vial of poison from such a person ApothecaryPharmacist
Name of the friar who was unable to deliver Friar Laurence’s message to Romeo. [Friar] John
Adjective used in the Prologue to described the ill-fated Romeo and Juliet. Star-Crossed
When Lord Capulet sees Juliet in her death-like sleep, he says that Paris will not be her groom because Juliet has married _________ Death
Juliet’s age Thirteen
Mercutio calls Tybalt the Prince of ______- Cats
Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest ______ stories Love
The tragic heroine of the play Juliet
In mythology, the child of Hyperion; the sun god; term for any one of the race of giant deities overthrown by the lympian gods. “And flecked darkness likea drunkard reels / from forth day’s path and ______’s burning wheels. Titan
Number of days of action in the play Four
Romeo’s friend and relative of Prince Escalus; he engages in a duel when Romeo refuses to respond to insults; he is killed in this duel. Mercutio
A form of address used for a man indicating familiarity and contempt; frequently used by Elizabethans. “Ah __________, by my fay, it waxes late” Sirrah
Town to which Romeo flees to avoid the death penalty Mantua
Nephew of Lord Montague and good friend of Romeo. He attempts to stop the renewal of the feud. His name means good will. Benvolio
Form of poetry popular in Elizabethan literature. Shakespeare uses it often, and he uses at Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting. Sonnett
A formal fight between two persons armed with deadly weapons to defend one’s honor or to settle a dispute. Duel
Juliet’s confidant; old woman who has cared for Juliet since her birth. Nurse
Type of pet that Juliet wishes she could make of Romeo and thus keep him near her. Bird
Prince of Verona Escalus
Juliet’s family name Capulet
The prince substituted this punishment for that of Romeo’s death, provided Romeo was not caught in Verona, term for being exiled from one’s home country; a noun. Banishment
A bitter, prolonged quarrel between families; there was a _____ between the Capulets and Montagues. Feud
“That which we call a ________ / By any other name would smell as sweet” Rose
Romeo’s servant who brings to him the news of Juliet’s (apparent) death. Balthasar
Protagonist of the play Romeo
Gold coin used by Romeo to buy the poison Ducats
A young count and relative of the Prince; Capulet orders Juliet to mary him or to leave the household; Romeo is forced to kill him at the Capulet tomb. Paris
An oath used to express anger or surprise; an altered form of the oath “God’s wounds.” Mercutio says it after he has been stabbed. Zounds
City in northeastern Italy; primary setting of the play. Verona
Confidant of Romeo; friar who marries Romeo and Juliet. Friar Laurence
Nephew of Capulet’s wife; rash and impetuous; kills Mercutio in a duel; Romeo kills him in a duel to avenge Mercutio. Tybalt
Young girl Romeo believes he loves before he meets Juliet. Rosaline
Romeo’s family name Montague
Word that means prayers. Juliet uses it when she asks her nurse to leave her alone the night before she is to marry Paris. Orisons
An insulting gesture is to bite one’s __________. Sampson does this and begins the quarrel with many of the Montague servants. Thumb
“For never was a story of more __________ / than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Woe
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet ______, / That I shall say good night till it be morrow.” sorrow
Songbird; bird that sings at break of day; when Romeo is preparing to leave for exile, he and Juliet debate whether the bird they hear is this type or a nightingale. Lark
Queen of the fairies described at length by Mercutio in Act I, Scene IV Mab