Romeo and Juliet

MC- The fued is between what 2 families? The Mantagues and the Capulets
MC- The story takes place in what city and country? Verona, Italy
MC- What does the Prince order after the street brawl? death
MC- How old is Juliet? 13
MC- Who is Romeo in love with in the beginnig of the play? Rosaline
MC- Who is Tybalt? Lord Capulet’s nephew
MC- Why is Romeo sad and moody at the beginning of the play? He is upset because Rosaline doesn’t love him.
MC- At the masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love.
MC- Romeo runs from his friends and climbs the garden wall to see Juliet
MC- On the same day as his wedding, Romeo is challenged to a duel by Tybalt
MC- Who is killed in the first duel? Mercutio
MC- Why does Tybalt become upset at the ball? He sees Montague at the ball.
MC- Who said, “My only love sprung from my hate? Too early seen unknown and known too late.”? Juliet
MC- Where does Romeo see Juliet after the Masked Ball? on the balcony
MC- Romeo and Juliet decide to get married after knowing each other for only a few hours
MC- Why does Romeo kill Tybalt? Romeo was revenging the death of Mercutio
MC- What is Romeo’s punishment for killing Tybalt? banished from Verona
MC- Who says the words, “Why are you Romeo? It’s only your name that is my enemy.”? Juliet
MC- Friar Laurence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet because he hopes it will stop the feud between the 2 families
MC- When Juliet is told to marry Paris… she gets angry and refuses
MC- What is Friar Laurence’s plan to help Juliet get out of marrying Paris? he is helping Juliet by pretending to have Juliet die by taking a sleeping potion
MC- What will happen to Juliet after she takes the sleeping potion? Juliet’s pulse will slow down; she will turn pale and cold and look like she died.
MC- How was Romeo supposed to find out about the plan for Juliet? Friar Laurence is going to write a letter.
MC- Why does Romeo not find out about the plan for Juliet? Friar John is not able to deliver the letter because he is quarantined while visiting the sick.
MC- What was supposed to happen on the day of Juliet’s “death”? Juliet and Paris were to be married.
MC- Who tells Romeo that Juliet is dead? Balthazar
MC- Why does Romeo intend to kill himself? He believes Juliet is dead.
MC- Why does Paris go to the Capulet’s tomb? He goes to the Capulet’s tomb to lay flowers on Juliet’s tomb.
MC- What does Romeo do when he sees Paris at Juliet’s tomb? Paris challenges Romeo to a duel and Paris is killed
MC- How does Romeo kill himself? he drinks poison
MC- Besides Romeo, what other person from the Montague family has died? Lady Montague
MC- How do the Montagues, Capulets and the Prince find out about Romeo and Juliet’s love? Friar Laurence tells the whole story.
SA-How does Friar Laurence help Juliet escape marriage to Paris? He gives her a potion to put her in a coma. Everyone will think she is dead.
SA- What is the potion supposed to do to Juliet? How long is this potion supposed to last? Make her pulse stop and her skin turn cold. It should last for 42 hours.
SA- How does Juliet feel about the nurse after the nurse tells her to forget Romeo and marry Paris? upset and hurt
SA- Why is Juliet afraid to take the sleeping potion? Name 3. 1. Friar Laurence might be trying to kill her to cover up his involvement in Romeo and Juliet’s marriage.2. She might suffocate.3. Waking up early and smelling dead corpses.
SA- How does Juliet know that Romeo has not been dead but a few minutes? After kissing Romeo, his lips are still warm.
SA- Why does Juliet kill herself? She doesn’t want to live without Romeo.
SA- Who does the Prince blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? everyone including himself
SA- Because of the deaths, what are Lord Montague and Lord Capulet going to do? Lord Montague is going to make a golden statue of Juliet. Lord Capulet is going to make a golden statue of Romeo.
ESSAY- What difference could it have made if Romeo and Juliet were older? 1. They might not have killed themselves.2. They would have waited to get married.3. Juliet would have left with Romeo to Mantua.
ESSAY- Discuss the relationships between parents and children in Romeo and Juliet. How do Romeo and Juliet interact with their parents? Are they rebellious, in the modern sense? How do their parents feel about them?

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