romeo and juliet

1. In the Prologue, Romeo and Juliet are described as b) “star-crossed lovers”.
Early in the play, Benvolio and Montague are discussing how Romeo appears sad. Benvolio tells Montague “So please you step aside, I’ll know his grievance, or be much denied.” In this speech, Benvolio is d) asking Montague to leave so he can talk with Romeo.
In the beginning of the play, Juliet is b) not yet 14 years old.
In Act I, Lord and Lady Capulet want Juliet to marry d) no one until she is older.
The Nurse is coarse and sometimes bawdy, but the Capulets accept her because c) she is a trusted servant.
Shortly after Juliet has met Romeo, she expresses her sentiments by saying “O, be some other name! What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell so sweet.” In this speech, Juliet c) declares her love for Romeo despite that he is a Montague.
Shakespeare makes it easy and natural for Juliet to express her love for Romeo without seeming to be too “forward” by c) talking to herself out on the balcony.
Who says “It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.”? a) Romeo
In Act II, the “balcony scene” takes place d) in the Capulet’s house overlooking the orchard.
Friar Laurence approves of the marriage of Romeo and Juliet because he c) hopes that the marriage will destroy the hatred between the two families.
In the beginning of Act III, Benvolio warns Mercutio that the Capulets are coming, and Mercutio replies “By my heel, I care not.” Mercutio is saying c) he will not run from the Capulets.
In Act III, Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel because c) Romeo intruded on the Capulet’s “masque”.
As a character, Tybalt is portrayed as c) fiery and anxious to fight the Montagues.
Just before he dies, Mercutio turns to Romeo and asks “Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm.” This implies b) Romeo is responsible for Mercutio’s death.
When Juliet learns about Tybalt’s death, she is upset because b) Tybalt was her cousin.
How does Romeo react to being banished from Verona? b) He tells Friar Laurence that he prefers death.
At the opening of Act III, scene v, Juliet begins with the words “Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day; It is the nightingale and not the lark, that pierced the hollow of thine ear.” Juliet is talking to a) Romeo.
Romeo must leave Juliet before dawn on Tuesday morning because b) he will be executed if he is found in Verona
What excuse does Lord Capulet give to Paris for the sudden wedding plans? a) The marriage will help Juliet overcome her grieving for Tybalt.
After Juliet has taken the sleeping potion, Paris comments “O love! O life! not life, but love in death.” He is referring c) Paris’ love for Juliet even though she is dead.
Romeo learns of Juliet’s “death” from d) his servant Balthasar.
In the final scene in the burial vault, when Romeo last sees Juliet, he remarks “Beauty’s ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s pale flag is not advanced there.” The speech is ironic because c) Juliet is not really dead.
Juliet stabs herself when she awakes from the sleeping potion because d) Romeo is dead.
Choose the following Character that would fill in the chart correctly for number 24. D. Rosaline
Choose the following Character that would fill in the chart correctly for number 25. B. Benvolio
Choose the following Character that would fill in the chart correctly for number 26. A. Tybalt
Choose the following Character that would fill in the chart correctly for number 27. C. Paris

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