Romeo and Juliet

Sampson’s relationship to montague, capulet, and escalus Hates Montagues and provokes them, Capulet’s servents
Gregory’s relationship to montague, capulet, and escalus Hates Montagues and provokes them, Capulet’s servents
Abram’s relationship to montague, capulet Montague’s servent, fights with the Capulet’s in the first scene of the play.
Mercutio’s relationship to montague, capulet, and escalus Romeo’s close friend, killed by a Capulet, Escalus’s friend
Nurse’s relationship to montague, capulet helps Juliet marry a Montague, Juliet’s nurse
Benvolio’ srelationship to montague, capulet Montague’s nephew and romeo’s friend, not particularly fond of the capulet’s
Tybalt’s relationship to montague, capulet doesn’t like montagues and is killed by one, is a capulet and Juliet’s cousin,
Paris’s relationship to capulet, and escalus husband to be to Juliet, and escalus’s friend
Romeo’s relationship to montague, capulet is a Montague, marries a capulet and isn’t huge on the whole family feud thing
Juliet’s relationship to montague, capulet marries a Montague and doesnt care about the family feud, is a capulet
Friar Lawrence’s relationship to montague, capulet, and escalus marries a montague and capulet. neutral to both families, escalus’s priest too
where is the play set? Verona Italy
What will happen to the two lovers? they will commit suicide and end the family feud
What seems to be to blame for what will happen to the two? (more than one thing) family feud, Juliet’s forced marriage, Romeo’s banishment, the Firar’s elaborate plan and the fact that it didn’t reach Romeo
Act 1 Scene 1 : What impressions do you have of the various Montague and Capulet people that get in the fight? they are there just to fight.
Act 1 Scene 1 : who is escalus? the prince
Act 1 Scene 1 : what does escalus say will happen to anyone who fights in the future? they will be killed
Act 1 Scene 1 : how does Benvolio say the fighting began? he wasnt there to see how it started
Act 1 Scene 1 : according to Benvolio and Montague, how was Romeo acting lately? he has been crying and sighing alot, implying that he is heartbroken
Act 1 Scene 1 : How does Romeo explain his behavior? hes lovesick and heartbroken because Rosalie doesnt love him back
Act 1 Scene 1 : What does Benvolio suggest to remedy Romeo’s problem? Find a new girl quotes something along the lines of making his swan look like a crow (isn but not really)
Act 1 Scene 1 : how would you describe Romeo at this point in the story? lovesick and pathetic
Act 1 Scene 2 : Who wants to marry Juliet? Paris
Act 1 Scene 2 : What does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry Juliet? he will have to “woo” her and she will have to give her consent
Act 1 Scene 2 : What does the Capulet servant ask Romeo to do for him? Why? the servant asks Romeo to read the guest list for a Capulet party to him because he can’t read
Act 1 Scene 2 : What makes Romeo go to the party? Rosalie will be there
Act 1 Scene 3 : What does Lady Capulet instruct Juliet to do at the party (regarding Paris)? she wants Juliet to consider Paris as a suitor and to give him a chance. she responds by saying “Look to like if looking liking move/But no more deep shall I endart mine eye/ Than your consent gives it strength to fly”
Act 1 Scene 3 : What does the nurse seem to want for Juliet? Juliet’s happiness
Act 1 Scene 4 : How does Romeo say he is feeling? brokenhearted
Act 1 Scene 4 : How do the Montague men plan to hide their identity at the Capulet party? they will wear masks (costume party)
Act 1 Scene 4 : Who is Queen Mab? a fairy who comes to you in your sleep and shows you what you most desire
Act 1 Scene 4 : How does Mercution feel about dreams? they are childish
Act 1 Scene 4 : what does Romeo fear at the end of the scene? Romeo is afraid of something that will set things into motion that night will ultimately result in him being dead
Act 1 Scene 5 : How does Romeo act when he first sees Juliet? he is awestruck and finds her extremely compelling. he feels the need to go and talk to her.
Act 1 Scene 5 : Why is Romeo’s initial reaction to Juliet surprising? because hours before, he was crying about his “unreturned love” towards Rosalie
Act 1 Scene 5 : Who is particularly upset at the party? Tybalt
Act 1 Scene 5 : How does Capulet respond to the news that Romeo is there? he doesn’t mind because romeo isn’t causing any trouble.
Act 1 Scene 5 : How does Juliet feel about Romeo? she loves him but wishes he wasn’t a montague
What do you think of these two characters and their relationship? they are stupid irrational and taking things way to fast
Act 2 Scene 1 : Why do Benvolio and Mercutio think Romeo has left them so suddeny? they think he’s off with Rosalie
Act 2 Scene 2 : Romeo’s first speech id full of what type of imagery? visual imagery
Act 2 Scene 2 : why does Juliet want Romeo to have another name? their families are enemies so they can’t be together.
Act 2 Scene 2 : What is Juliet’s initial fear when she finds Romeo on the balcony? How does he respond? Juliet is afraid Romeo will be caught and killed, but he refuses to leave and says his love for her will make him immune to his enemies
Act 2 Scene 2 : What does Juliet hope to happen the next day? she hopes they are married
Act 2 Scene 3 : what do you understand of the friar’s opening soliloquy? he is talking about how good things can become evil and evil things can become good. he also foreshadows the lovers’ death’s.
Act 2 Scene 3 : what does romeo ask the friar to do? marry him and juliet
Act 2 Scene 3 : what concerns the friar about this relationship? its moving really fast
Act 2 Scene 3 : how does Romeo say his love for juliet differs from that of Rosalie? his love for juliet is real and returned
Shakespearean sonnet A fourteen line poem 10 syllables pre line, iambic pentameter, with a a,b,a,b,c,d,c,d,e,f,e,f,g,g rhyming scheme
Act 2 Scene 3 : Why does Friar Lawrence agree to help? he feels that the marriage will somehow end the family feud
Act 2 Scene 4 : Why has Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo’s house? he wants to fight Romeo
Act 2 Scene 4 : What change in Romeo did Mercutio notice? he notices that Romeo isn’t depressed anymore, he is now in love
Act 2 Scene 4 : What message does Romeo give to the Nurse to tell Juliet? he loves her and wants to marry her and to meet him at Friar Lawrence’s cell
Act 2 Scene 5 : Why is Juliet annoyed at the Opening of the Scene. she feels the nurse is taking to long and wants the news now
Act 2 Scene 5 : How does the Nurse aggravate this annoyance? she stalls when she arrives and waits a bit to tell Juliet the news
act 2 scene 6 : what does the friar say they will do quickly? get married because he doesnt think they can keep the marriage holy for much longer
Act 2 Scene 6 : What is Friar Lawrence’s concern? they are moving too fast
Act 3 Scene 1 : Why does Tybalt come looking for Romeo? he wants to fight him
Act 3 Scene 1 : How does Romeo respond when Tybalt finds him? he doesn’t want to fight
Act 3 Scene 1 : What does Mercutio do regarding Tybalt? He steps in for Romeo
Act 3 Scene 1 : How does Romeo contribute to Mercutio;s death? if romeo would’ve fought, mercutio wouldn’t have been killed
Act 3 Scene 1 : What does Romeo say in 3.1.114-120? Romeo is talking about how Mercutio was killed, and how he killed Mercutio’s killer, Tybalt. Tybalt, who only not so long ago became family to him because he married Juliet. He’s torn over this, and calling out to Juliet, saying her beauty had made his soft towards his new relation Tybalt. He feels guilty because he was the one challenged by Tybalt, and Mercutio answered it for him.
Act 3 Scene 1 : What is the outcome of the fight between Romeo and Tybalt? Mercutio and Tybalt are dead and Romeo is banished
Act 3 Scene 1 : what punishment does Escalus declare for Romeo? romeo is banished
Act 3 Scene 2 : What is Juliet wishing for in her opening soliloquy? she wants it to be night time si she can se Romeo
Act 3 Scene 2 : what news does the Nurse bring? she tells Juliet that Romeo has been banished
romeo is sad because he was rejected by Rosalie Sunday
Paris asks Capuket for Juliet’s hand Sunday
Romeo dissapears from Mercutio ans Benvolio Sunday
Queen Mab speech Sunday
Street fight Sunday
Lady Capulet says juliet should keep her eyesnopen for paris at the paryt sunday
friar agrees to marry romeo and juliet monday
romeo kills tybalt monday
tybalyt kills mercutio monday
juliet is tood about romeos banishment monday
romeo learns of his banishment monday
nurse gets romeos message and delivers it to juliet monday
capulet decided to make juliet marry paris on thursday monday
wedding day is moved from thursday to wednesday tuesday
romeo leaves for mantua tuesday
friar lawrence tells juliet his plan for getting her our of marrying paris tuesday
juet pretends to cooaperate with her father and marry paris tuesday
capulet threatens to disown juliet is she doesnt marry paris monday
juliet drinks the “sleeping potion” tuesday
friar lawrence sends friar john to deliver THE message to romeo tuesday
paris arrives early morming for the wedding wednesday
juliet’s body is discovered wednesday
funeral is held wednesday
romeeo learns of juliet’s “death” thursday
romeo buys poison from the apothecary thursday
friar lawrence discovers the letter did t reach romeo thursday
romeo gives balthazar his suicide note thursday
romeo kills paris thursday
romeo commits suicide thursday
juliet “wakes up” thursday
lady montague dies of grief thursday
prince fixes the family feud thursday
who were the groundlings lower class members in the audience of Shakespeare’s plays who sat or stood on the ground
who were lord chaimberlen’s men? the royal theatre group
what was the globe shakespeare’s main theater
what is the chorus the main group of people in the background (townspeople)
what is a pun? a joke made with play on words
who was anne hathaway? shakespeare’s wife
who was Queen Elizabeth I? the queen of england
who were hamnet’ susan, and judith? shakespeare’s kids
what is the name of juliet’s famiy? capulet family
what is the name of romeo’s family? montague family
why does juliet wish that Romeo would defy his father and refuse his name? the famlies are enemies
what object does Juliet use as an example of the unimportance of names? a rose
what does juliet offer to give romeo in exchange fir his name? her name
is Romeo also willing to give up his name and family loyalties for juliet? yes
alliteration repetition of initial consonent sounds. writers use this to give emphasis to words, to imitate sounds and to create musical effects
allusion figure of speech that makes a refrence to, or repitition of, a place, event, literary work, myth or work of art, either directly or by implication. used to link concepts the reader already has knowledge of with concepts discussed in the story.
aside a short speech delivered by an sctor in the play, expressing the character’s thoughts. traditionally this is directed towards the audience and is inaudible to the other actors
assonance the repetition of vowel sounds in neighboring words or syllables
apostrophe the direct address of an absent or imaginary person or thing as though it were present
blank verse poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines. This verse form was widely used by Elizabethan dramatists like William Shakespeare
catastrophe the point at which the circumstance overcome the central motive, introducing the close or conclusion; dénumont
characterization the act of creating and developing a character.
direct characterization the author directly states a character’s traits
indirect characterization an author tells what a character looks like, does, and says and how other characters react to him or her. it is up to the reader to draw conclusions about the character based on this indirect information.
climax the high point of intrest or suspense. the rising action leads up to this and the events that make up this
comedy a light hearted play that ends happily
comic relief the inclusion of humorous scenes or characteristics in a serious drama. writers use this to ease the building emotional intensity
conflict a struggle between opposing forces. characters that do/have this to form the basis of stories, novels and plays.
external conflict main character struggles with an outside force
internal conflict a character in a conflict with him or herself
couplet a pair of rhyming lines, usually of the same length and meter. this genreally expresses a single idea
figurative language writing or speech not meant to be interpreted literally. often used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things. frequently used types of these are metaphors, silimies and personification
foreshadowing the use in a literary work of clues that suggest events that have yet to come. use of this technique helps to creare suspense, keeping readers wondering and speculating about what will happen next
foil a character who is opposite and contradicts another character
history a play that focuses on the lives of real people
imagery language that appeals to one or more of the five senses
irony the general name given to literary techniques that involve differences between appearance and reality, expectation and result, or meaning and what it is meant.
verbal irony words are used to suggest the opposite of what is meant
dramatic irony there is a contradiction between what a character thinks and what the reader or audience knows to be true.
situational irony an event occurs that directly contridicts the expectations of the characters, the reader, or the audience
cosmic irony reveals human beings to be at the mercy of a cruel fate.
meter the *blank* of a poem is its rhythmical pattern. this pattern is determines by the number and types of stresses, or peats, in each line. to describe the blankblankank* of a poem is its rhythmical pattern. this pattern is determines by the number and types of stresses, or peats, in each line. to describe the *blank* of a poem, you must scan its lines. scanning involves marking the stresses and unstressed syllables
metaphor a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken as if it were something else. unlike a simile, which compares two things using like, as or that, a forces the capulets and montagues to cease fighting
monologue a speech by one character in a play, story, or poem. An example from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is the speech in which the Prince of Verona forces the C’s and the M’s to cease fighting
Motif a recurring important idea or innate. A motif differs from a theme in that it can be expresses as a single word or fragmentary phrase, while a theme usually must be expressed in a complete sentence. The purposeof a motif is to reinforce the major themes in a play and to commit on the action
motivation the reason behind a character’s actions is called blank
oxymoron a phrase consisting of words that seem the opposite in meaning, such as “sweet sorrow”
personification a type of figurative language in which a non-human subject is given human characteristics
play within a play a brief drama within a play that reflects on the larger play
plot the sequence of events in a literary work.
rising action all of the events leading up to the climax
point of view defines the author’s choice of narrator, usually in the first person, third person omniscient, or third person limited
pun a play on words based on different meanings of words that sound alike
rhyme scheme a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem. the rhyme scheme of a poem is indicated by using different letters of the alphabet for each new rhyme. in an aabb stanza, for example, line 1 rhymes with line 2 and line 3 rhymes with line 4
setting the setting of a literary work is time and place of the action. time can include not only the historical period – past present or future – but also a specific year, season, or time of day. Place may involve not only a geographical place – a region or country, state, or town – but also the social, economic, or cultural environment.
simile a figure of speech in which like or as is used to make a comparison between two basically unlike ideas.
soliloquy a long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone or on stage.
Sonnet a fourteen line lyric poem, usually written in iambic pentameter. The Elizabethan or Shakespearean sonnet consists of three quatrains and a couplet, usually rhyming.
quatrain four-line stanza
couplet two lines (usually in a poem)
theme an insight about life or human nature that the writer presents to the reader
tragedy a work of literature, especially a play, that results in a catastrophe for the main character. in ancient greek drama, the main character. the cause for the tragedy can be some evil in society itself, or tragic flaw in a character
tragic flaw the character defect that causes the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy is known as a blank
who said this? “I hate the word as i hate hell, all Montagues and thee.” Tybalt
who said this? “if you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the fore fit of the peace” prince escalus
who said this? “my grave is like to be my wedding bed.” Juliet
who said this? “O, then i see that Queen Mab hath been with you.” Mercutio
who said this? “Forswear it, sight! For I ne’ersaw true beauty till this night.” Romeo
who said this? “i do but keep the peace. Put up thy sword, or manage it to part these men with me.” Benvolio
“The which, if you with patient ears attend, what here shall miss, out toil shall strive to mend.” Chorous
who said this? “But Montague is bound as well as I, in penalty alike…” Capulet
who said this? “O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.” Romeo
who said this? “But now, my lord, what shy you to my suit?” Paris
Which characters love to talk? the Nurse and Mercutio
how do the Nurse and Capulet feel about Paris they aren’t sure she should marry him in the beginning but think she should in the end
Who recognizes Romeo’s voice at the feast and becomed furious because he is allowed to stay? Tybalt
Who is Susan? the Nurse’s daughter
What is the setting of the play? Verona, Italy
Which character is aggressive and eager to fight? Tybalt
Act 3 Scene 2 : Explain Juliet’s reaction to the news the nurse brings to her of Romeo’s banishment She’s in love with him. Then she’s mad at him for having a hand in killing her family member. Then she’s worried about him because he’s going to be in trouble.
Act 3 Scene 2 : What does juliet ask the Nurse to do a the end if the scene? Romeo has killed Tybalt and has to leave town quick. He is currently hiding in Friar Lawrence’s cell. The Nurse is to go there, take him a ring, and tell him to come to Juliet and say good-bye. Which he does, though the good-bye bit takes him all night.
Act 3 Scene 3 : How does Romeo respond to the news of his banishment? He thinks dying would be a better option because he can never be without Juliet.
Act 3 Scene 3 : Explain what Friar Lawrence says in 3.3.118-168 Romeo is married to disaster and the whole relationship is really screwed up
Act 3 Scene 3 : What is Friar Lawrence’s plan for Romeo? for Romeo to go and live in Mantua
Act 3 Scene 4 : What does Capulet tell Paris? Paris can marry Juliet now.
Act 3 Scene 5 : Why do Romeo and Juliet discuss weather or not it’s morning? They don’t want to part and Romeo is supposed to leave in the morning so they are basically debating weather he has to leave or not
Act 3 Scene 5 : Lady Capulet thinks that Juliet is weeping for what? Tybalt’s death
Act 3 Scene 5 : Why is Juliet really crying? Romeo has left
Act 3 Scene 5 : What is Capulet’s reactions when he learns that Juliet refuses to marry Paris? he threatens to disown her
Act 3 Scene 5 : What does the Nurse tell Juliet to do? forget about Romeo and marry Paris
Act 4 Scene 1 : What does Juliet ask of Friar Lawrence? she asks for his opinion on what she should do about her situation
Act 4 Scene 1 : What does she say she will do if he does not help her? she will kill herself
Act 4 Scene 1 : Explain Friar Lawrence’s Plan Juliet fakes her death by drinking a potion and when she wakes up, Romeo will be there and they will run away and live happily ever after
Act 4 Scene 1 : How will Romeo hear of the Friar’s plan? Friar John will be sent to deliver Romeo the message
Act 4 Scene 1 : What does Friar Lawrence say Romeo will do after she awakens? they will go to Mantua and live happily ever after
Act 4 Scene 2 : What does Juliet tell her father at the beginning of the scene? she is his property and she’ll do whatever he wants her to do including marry Paris
Act 4 Scene 2 : What does Capulet change about the wedding plans? He moves the wedding from thursday to wednesday morning
Who first finds Juliet “dead”? the Nurse
why does romeo think the apothecary will sell him what he wants? he is poor
how is Friar John prevented from going to mantua? he is put in a quarantine
why does paris go to juliet’s tomb? to scatter flowers
what happens between romeo and paris in the tomb? romeo kills paris
What does Romeo do once he’s beside Juliet’s deathbed? he gives a speech and drinks poison
Act 5 Scene 4 : What does friar lawrance find when he first opens the tomb? dead paris, and dead romeo
Act 5 Scene 4 : What does the friar want Juliet to do? run away and go to a nunnery
Act 5 Scene 4 : How does Juliet kill herself? she stabs herself
Act 5 Scene 4 : What causes Lady Montague’s death? she dies of grief of Romeo being banished
In the end, what happens between Capulet and Montague? they make up