Huntley High School Romeo and Juliet Review

** – What are the dates of Shakespeare’s life? April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616
** – Who wrote the original narrative “The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet”? Arthur Brooke
I – What is the following an example of:Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face, And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen; Examine every lineament,And see how one another lends content;And what obscured in this fair volume liesFind written in the margent of his eyes.This precious book of love, this unbound lover, To beautify him only lacks a cover. Extended Metaphor
I – What is the following an example of:You are a lover. Borrow Cupid’s wingsAnd soar with them above a common ground. Allusion
I – What is the following an example of:The earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she; She is the hopeful lady of my earth Personification
II – What is the following an example of:Love goes toward love as school boys from their books but love from love towards school with heavy looks. Simile
II – What is the following an example of:When Romeo is listening/ observing/eavesdropping on Juliet: Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this? Aside
II – What is the following an example of:Wisely and slow: they stumble that run fast. Iambic Pentameter
II – What is the following an example of:Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word, one nickname for her purblind son and heir, young Adam cupid, he that shot so trim when King Cophetua loved the beggar maid! Allusion
III – What is the following an example of:Come, gentle night; come, loving, black browed night; Give me my Romeo; and, when he shall die, take him and cut him out in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun… Personification
III – What is the following an example of:O serpent heart hid with a flow’ring face! Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave? Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical! Dove-feathered raven! Wolvish-ravening lamb! Oxymorons
II – What is the following an example of:…and she hath the prettiest sententious of it, of you and rosemary. Malapropism
IV – What is the following an example of:O son, the night before thy wedding day Hath death lain with thy wife. See there she lies, Flower as she was, deflowered by him Personification
IV – What is the following an example of:Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field Simile
II – What is the following an example of:Parting is such sweet sorrow Oxymoron
II – What is the following an example of:Courageous, Captain of Compliments Alliteration
II – What is the following an example of:The Grey eyed morn smiles on a frowning night; Personification
I – What is the following an example of:Romeo: If I profane with my unworthiest hand This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this:My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready standTo smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.Juliet: Good pilgrim, you do wrong your hand too much,Which mannerly devotion shows in this.For saints have hands that pilgrims’ hands do touch,And palm to palm is holy palmers’ kiss.Romeo: Have not saints lips, and holy palmers too?Juliet: Ay, pilgrim, lips that they must use in prayer.Romeo: O, then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do.They pray, grant thou, lest faith turn them to despair.Juliet: Saints do not move, though grant for prayer’s sake.Romeo: Then move not while my prayer’s effect I take. Sonnet
I – When is Juliet’s birthday July 31
I – What holiday is the day after Juliet’s birthday Lammas Day
I – Who wants to marry Juliet? Paris
I – Who is Romeo in love with at the beginning of the play? Rosaline
I – How old is Lady Capulet? 26-28
I – What is Benvolio’s advice when it comes to Rosaline? Go Find Another Woman
I – Who teases Romeo about dreams? Mercutio
I – What does Mercuito think about dreams? He says that you should not believe in them – They are false
I – Who is related to the Prince? Mercutio and Paris
I – What fictional fairy does Mercutio refer to when he talks about not believing in dreams? Queen Mab
II – What does Romeo say is envious or jealous of Juliet? Moon
II – Who knows about the new love affair between Romeo and Juliet? Friar Lawrence and the Nurse
II – What does Romeo ask Friar Laurence to do? Marry he and Juliet
II – What nickname is given to Tybalt? Prince of Cats
III – How does Mercutio “keep in character” as he lies dying? He makes jokes/Makes fun of Tybalt
III – How does Juliet respond to her mother’s announcement of the upcoming marriage to Paris? She does not want to marry Paris
III – Who does Juliet turn to for guidance at the end of ACT III? Friar Lawrence
III – How does the Prince say that he has been personally affected by the families fighting? He lost Mercutio
IV – How long with the potion keep Juliet in a deal like state? 42 Hours
IV – After Juliet consents to marry Paris, what is the next thing that she needs to do? Be in her room alone
Why does Juliet become furious with the nurse? She says that Juliet should marry Paris
III – What is Romeo going to do while Friar Lawrence smoothes things over for Romeo? Hide in Mantua
III – Who is the most optimistic person in the play? Friar Lawrence
III – What does Romeo say has more rights than he does now that he is banished? Insects, Mouse, Dog, Cat, Flies
III – Which day was Paris originally going to marry Juliet? Thursday
IV – Who changed the wedding day to Wednesday? Lord Capulet
I – What are the names of the two families who are at odds with one another? Capulets and Montagues
III – In the beginning of ACT III, why does Romeo refuse to fight with Tybalt? He is now family
III – Who killed Tybalt? Romeo
IV – Who finds Juliet “dead”? Nurse
IV – When Juliet is preparing to drink the potion she drives herself to hallucinate what? Tybalt’s ghost attacking Romeo
III – What does Lord Capulet threaten to do to Juliet if she doesnt follow the plan of marrying Paris? Disown Juliet
II – How long was Juliet impatiently waiting for the Nurse to return from meeting with Romeo? 3 Hours
II – What is the subject of Tybalt’s letter to Romeo? Challange Romeo to a Duel
I – The bird analogy that Benvolio uses to describe Rosaline and other women is? Swan to a Crow
II – What piece of information does the Nurse inadvertently give to Romeo? Count Paris want to marry Juliet
II – What are the 4 reason that the Nurse takes so long to relay the message from Romeo? Out of Breath, Bones Ache, Body Ache, Headache, Where is your Mother?
II – What is the Friar collecting that can be positive and negative? Flowers
II – Who continues to heed the warning that the couple should “slow down”? Friar Lawrence
** – What is the setting of Romeo and Juliet? Verona, Italy – 14th Century
I – Who is the young man who asks Capulet’s permission to woo Juliet? Paris
I – Which family employs Sampson and Gregory? Capulets
I – Why does Capulet’s servant complain about his errand to invite guests to the party? He can’t read
I – At the party, who does Romeo ask and get confirmation of Juliet’s identity? Nurse
I – How does Tybalt identify Romeo at the party? His voice
** – How old was William Shakespeare when he died? 52
** – What year was the “Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet” written? 1562
** – Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford-upon-Avon, England
** – Who was the ruler of England at the time Shakespeare was born? Queen Elizabeth I
** – What was the name of the rebirth or renewed interest in the arts, commerce, science and philosophy throughout Europe? (Hint: It is also known as the “flowering of intellectual activity.”) The Renaissance
** – What was the name of Shakespeare’s wife? Anne Hathaway
** – What was the name of the original theater group that Shakespeare belonged to? Lord Chamberlain’s Men
** – What was the name of the theater where many of Shakespeare’s plays were performed? Globe
** – In what three ways was Shakespeare involved in the theater? He was a writer, actor, and shareholder
** – After the death of Queen Elizabeth I, what did the name of Shakespeare’s theater group change to? The King’s Men
** – Shakespeare’s theater company changed its name out of respect to the new ruler of England? What was this ruler’s name? King James
** – Who played the roles of women on stage? boys
** – When were the first women allowed to act on stage? 1660
I – Who says: This precious book of love, this unbound lover, To beautify him only lacks a cover. Lady Capulet
I – Who says:Take thou some new infection to thy eye, and the rank poison of the old will die. Benvolio
I – Who says:How stands your disposition to be married? Lady Capulet
I – Who says:I’ll look to like if looking liking move, but no more will I endart mine eye than your consent gives strength to make it fly Juliet
III – Who says:I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire. The day is hot, the Capulets abroad, and if we meet we shall not scape a brawl. Benvolio
III – Who says:I have an interest in your hate’s proceeding, my blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding. Prince Escalus
III – Who says:Tybalt, that an hour hath been my kinsman, O sweet Juliet, thy beauty hath made me effeminate and in my temper softened valor’s steel. Romeo
III – Who says: This day’s black fate on mo days doth depend: This but begins the woe others must end. Romeo
III – Who says:Doth she not count her blest, unworthy as she is, that we have wrought so worthy a gentleman to be her bridegroom? Lord Capulet
III – Who says: Some say the lark makes sweet division; This doth not so, for she divideth us Juliet
III – Who says:I’ll to the friar to know his remedy. If all else fail, myself have power to die. Juliet
III – Who says:I’ll send to one in Mantua, where that same banished runagate doth live, shall give him such an unaccustomed dram that he shall soon keep Tybalt company; and then I hope thou wilt be satisfied. Lady Capulet
III – Who says:More light and light—more dark and dark our woes! Romeo
Who says:I do apprehend thee. Obey, and go with me; for thou must die. Paris
Who says:Where be these enemies? Capulet, Montague, see what a scourge is laid upon your hate, that heaven finds means to kill your joys with love! And I, for winking at your discords too, have lost a brace of kinsmen. All are punished. Prince Escalus
Who says:For all this same, I’ll hide me hereabout. His looks I fear, and his intents I doubt. Balthasar
Who says:Thou detestable maw, thou tomb of death, gorged with the dearest morsel of the earth, thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open, and in despite I’ll cram thee with more food. Romeo
II – Who says:That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Juliet
II – Who says:Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye than twenty of their swords! Romeo
Who says:O, I am slain! If though be merciful, Open the tomb, lay me with Juliet. Paris
Who says:O happy dagger! This is thy sheath; there rust and let me die. Juliet
IV – Who says:Thy face is mine, and thou hast slandered it. Paris
IV – Who says:I’ll send a friar with speed to Mantua, with my letters to thy lord. Friar Laurence
III – Who says:Hold thy desperate hand. Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thou art; thy tears are womanish, thy wild acts denote the unreasonable fury of a beast. Friar Laurence
III – Who says:There’s not trust, no faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, all forsworn, all naught, all dissemblers Nurse
III – Who says:Was ever a book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous place. Juliet
III – Who says:Draw Benvolio; beat down their weapons. Gentlemen, for shame! Forbear this outrage! Romeo
III – Who says:Men’s eyes were made to look, and let them gaze. I will not budge for no man’s pleasure. Mercutio
III – Who says:His fault concludes but what the law should end, the life of Tybalt. Lord Montague
III – Who says:O, I am fortune’s fool! Romeo
II – Who says:These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which, as they kiss, consume. Friar Laurence
II – Who says:Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance, not of ornament. Juliet
I – Who says:Part fools! Put up your swords. You know not what you do. Benvolio
I – Who says:Tut! I have lost myself; I am not here: This is not Romeo he is some other where. Romeo
I – Who says:A crutch, A crutch, Why call you for a sword? Lady Capulet
I – Who says:But to himself so secret and so close, So far from sounding and discovery, As is the bud bit with an envious worm, Ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the air and dedicate his beauty to the sun. Lord Montague
I – Who says:This night I hold an old accustomed feast, whereto I have invited many a guest, such as I love, and you among the store, one more most welcome, makes my number more. Lord Capulet
Who says:I – The earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she; she is the hopeful lady of my earth. Lord Capulet
I – Who says:On Lammas Eve at night she shall be fourteen. That she shall marry, I remember it well. Nurse
I – Who says:You are a lover. Borrow Cupid’s wings and soar with them above common bound. Mercutio
I – Who says:If he be married, my grave is like to be my wedding bed. Juliet
II – Who says:But passion lends them power, time means, to meet, Temp’ring extremities with extreme sweet. Chorus
II – Who says:O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb, lest that thy love prove likewise variable. Juliet
II – Who says:Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. Juliet
I – Who says:True, I talk of dreams; which are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy Mercutio
I – Who says:Not I, believe me. You have dancing shoes with nimble soles; I have a sole of lead so stakes me to the ground I cannot move. Romeo
II – Who says:I know not how to tell thee who I am. My name, dear saint, is hateful to myself, because it is an enemy to thee; Had I it written, I would tear the word. Romeo
II – Who says:In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; For this alliance may so happy prove to Turn your household’s rancor to pure love. Friar Laurence
II – Who says:I saw no man use you at his pleasure. If I had, my weapon should have quickly been out, I warrant you. Peter
II – Who says:Now is the sun upon the highmost hill of this day’s journey, and from nine till twelve is three long hours; yet she is not come. Had she affections and warm youthful blood, she would be as swift in motion as a ball. Juliet
III – Who says:Romeo’s a dishclout to him. An eagle, madam, hath not so green, so quick, so fair an eye as Paris hath. Nurse
IV – Who says:My heart is wondrous light, since this same wayward girl is so reclaimed. Lord Capulet
IV – Who says:The heavens do lower upon you for some ill; Move them no more by crossing their high will Friar Laurence
Who says:For never was a story of more woe; Than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Prince Escalus
Who says:Alas, my liege, my wife is dead tonight! Grief of my son’s exile hath stopped her breath. Lord Montague
IV – Who says:O son, the night before thy wedding day hath death lain with thy wife. See, there she lies, flower as she was, deflowered by him. Death is my son-in-law, Death is my heir; my daughter he hath wedded. I will die and leave him all. Life, living, all is Death’s. Lord Capulet
IV – Who says:Give me, give me! O, tell me not of fear! Juliet
IV – Who says: I will confess to you that I love him. Juliet
III – Who says:Talk not to me, for I’ll not speak a word. Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee. Lady Capulet
III – Who says:My husband is on earth, my faith in heaven. How shall that faith return again to earth unless that husband send it me from heaven by leaving earth? Juliet
III – Who says:Take up those cords. Poor ropes, you are beguiled, both you and I, for Romeo is exiled. He made you for a highway to my bed; but I, a maid, die maiden-widowed. Juliet
III – Who says:O calm, dishonorable, vile submission! Alla Stoccata carries it away. Mercutio
III – Who says: Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford no better term than this: thou art a villain. Tybalt
III – Who says:A plaque o’ both your houses! I am sped. Mercutio
III – Who says:Staying for thine to keep him company. Either thou or I, or both, must go with him. Romeo
II – Who says:Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts but in their eyes. Friar Laurence
II – Who says:In man as well as herbs—grace and rude will. Friar Laurence
II – Who says:Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; But love from love, towards school with heavy looks. Romeo
II – Who says: I am too bold; ’tis not to me she speaks Romeo
II – Who says:It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say “It lightens.” Juliet
II – Who says:He jests at scars that never felt a wound Romeo
I – Who says:The which if you with patient ears attend, what here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend Chorus/Narrator
I – Who says:What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. Tybalt
I – Who says:I will withdraw; but this intrusion shall, Now seeming sweet, convert to bitter gall Tybalt
I – Who says:If ever you disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace. Prince Escalus
I – Who says:Compare her face with some that I shall show, and I will make thee think thy swan a crow Benvolio
I – Who says:It is an honor that I dream not of Juliet
I – Who says:But he that hath the steerage of my course, direct my sail Romeo
I – Who says:My only love sprung from my only hate Juliet
I – Who says:This by his voice should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier boy. Tybalt
II – Who says:Can I go forward when my heart is here? Turn back dull earth, and find thy center out. Romeo
II – Who says:The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, and the place death, considering who thou art, if any of my kinsmen find thee here. Juliet
II – Who says:Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. Friar Laurence
Who says:Here’s to my love! O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die. Romeo
Who says:Sweet flower, with flowers thy bridal bed I strew. Paris
Who says:Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty. Thou art not conquered. Beauty’s ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s pale flag is not advanced there. Romeo
Who says:All this I know, and to the marriage her nurse is privy; and if aught in this miscarried by my fault, let my old life be sacrificed, some hour before his time, unto the rigor of the severest law. Friar Laurence
Who says:By my brotherhood, the letter was not nice, but full of charge, of dear import, and the neglecting it may do much danger. Friar Laurence
Who says: Such mortal drugs I have; but Mantua’s law is death to any he that utters them. Apothecary
Who says:Then I defy you, stars! Romeo
Who says:There is thy gold—worse poison to men’s souls, doing more murder in this loathsome world, than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell. I sell thee poison; thou has sold me none. Romeo
IV – Who says:Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. Juliet
IV – Who says:What if this mixture do not work at all? Shall I be married then tomorrow morning? Juliet
Who says:Put this in any liquid thing you will and drink it off, and if you had the strength of twenty men, it would dispatch you straight. Apothecary
Who says:Come cordial and not poison, go with me to Juliet’s grave; for there must I use thee. Romeo
IV – Who says:O’ look! Methinks I see my cousin’s ghost seeking out Romeo, that did spit his body upon a rapier’s point. Stay, Tybalt, stay! Romeo, I come! This do I drink to thee. Juliet
IV – Who says:I’ll not to bed tonight; let me alone. I’ll play the housewife for this once Lord Capulet
III – Who says:Thy Juliet is alive, For whose dear sake though wast but lately dead. There art thou happy. Tybalt would kill thee, But though slewest Tybalt. There art though happy. The law, that threatened death, becomes thy friend and turns to exile. There art though happy. Friar Laurence
** – In what century did the Renaissance begin? 14th Century
** – When a line has 10 syllables, this is an example of what? Iambic Pentameter
** – When two words are used in contrast to each other to convey a particular meaning, we see an example of what? Oxymoron
** – When an incorrect word is inadvertently used by a character, we see an example of what? Malapropism
** – When a recurring theme or image is used, we see an example of what? Morif
** – When two characters’ personalities are complete opposites to further enhance character development, we see an example of what? Foil
** – When human characteristics are given to inanimate objects, we see an example of? Personification
** – A 14 line poem with the rhyme scheme of abab, cdcd, efef, gg, is what kind of poem? Sonnet
** – When a character is completely alone on stage expressing his/her thoughts and emotions, we see an example of? Soliloquy
** – A pair of rhymed lines is an example of what? Couplet
** – When something has a double meaning and one is literal and the other crude in nature, we see an example of what? Double Entendre
** – When one work of literature is referenced in another work, we see an example of what? Allusion
** – When a character speaks in an undertone so only the audience can hear, we see an example of what? Aside
** – How many lines does a sonnet have? 14
** – When a character gives a long uninterrupted speech when other characters are present, we see an example of what? Monologue
** – When comparing two unlike things using “like” or “as” is an example of what? Simile
** – How many days will the play of “Romeo and Juliet” last? 5 days
** – What are the names of the two families from the play? Montagues and Capulets
** – When comparing two unlike things without the use of “like” or “as” as well as lengthier than a sentence? Extended Metaphor
** – What kind of irony is used when the audience knows something a character does not? Dramatic Irony
** – When the audience experiences great anxiety or stress and the scene switches to something humorous to relieve this intensity, we see an example of what? Comic Relief
II – Whose hands does Romeo leave his fate in when he agrees to go to the party? God’s
II – Who claims to be the “drudge and toil” in Juliet’s delight? Nurse
II – What is the following an example of:Dido a dowdy, Cleopatra a gypsy, Helen a hero hildings and harlots? Allusion
II – What excuse does Juliet use to sneak away and marry Romeo? Confession

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