Romeo and Juliet

“I am peppered, I warrant, for this world. A plague on both your houses” mercutio
“Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast” friar lawrence
“Death that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, hath no power yet upon thy beauty” romeo
“What drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee” tybalt
“My life is my foe’s debt” romeo
“All are punished” prince
“True. I talk of dreams, which are the children of an idle brain” mercutio
“Susan and she (God rest all Christian souls!) were of an age. Well, Susan is with God; she was too good for me” nurse
“But old folks, many feign as they were dead, unwieldy, slow, heavy, and pale as lead” juliet
“Younger than she are happy mothers made” paris
“O happy dagger, this is thy sheath” juliet
“Thy face is mine, and thou hath slandered it” paris
“Blind is his love and best befits the dark” benvolio
“Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch!” capulet
“Some word there was, worser than Tybalt’s death, that murdered me” juliet
“Beshrew be my very heart, I think you are happy in this second match” nurse
Why are the Montagues and the Capulets fighting? we are never told
Why is Romeo depressed? becuase rosaline does not love him back
What comfort does Benvolio provide to Romeo? he encourages romeo to find other woman in verona
Why does Capulet hesitate in agreeing to a marriage between Paris and Juliet? he thinks juliet is too young
What vulgar action does Sampson use to inspire the Montagues to start a fight? he bites his thumb
At first, who does Romeo pine over in the “artificial night” of his room? rosaline
Who is a maternal figure to Juliet? the nurse
What separates the language of the prince and the language of the servants? the servants cant read
How is Romeo invited to a Capulet party? benvolio and romeo intercept the illeterate “bouncer”
True or False. Romeo and Juliet fall in love without even knowing each other’s names. true
True or False. Romeo and Juliet’s conversation at the party forms a sonnet. true
True or False. At the party, Romeo compares Juliet to Rosalind and weighs out the pros and cons. false
True or False. At the party, both Romeo and Juliet have lines foreshadowing their fatal end. true
In what poetic form is the prologue written? 14 line sonnet
Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet suggest about Romeo’s namesake? romeos last name carries no meaning
Juliet asks Romeo how he got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him there. What is Romeo’s response to these questions? love helped him fly over the walls and love will protect him
In Act II.ii, why is Juliet embarrassed when discussing her love with Romeo? she thinks he has been to forward and honest with her emotions
After the balcony scene, Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? to find out when and where they shall get married
During the balcony scene, from what is Romeo told not to swear by and why? the moon because it changes
What has Friar Lawrence been out gathering in his basket? poisonous weeds and medicinal flowers
When Friar Lawrence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Lawrence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? that something must be wrong because he is awake so early
Why does the Friar consent to marry Romeo and Juliet? he thinks it could end the feud
According to Mercutio, what sort of man is Tybalt? an expert swordsman
Why does the Nurse agree to have Juliet wed Romeo? she knows Juliet is the happiest with romeo
What does the Nurse think of Romeo’s character? she thinks he is courteous, kind, handsome, and virtuous
What major event happens at the end of Act 2? romeo and juliet get married
How does Shakespeare show Romeo’s change in character after Juliet’s influence? he battles mercutio with his wit and wins
Why does Tybalt call Romeo a villian? tyablt feels that romeo had wounded his pride at the party
Why does Romeo say he “loves” Tybalt in Act 3, Scene 1? he is married to juliet now and he is family
How Does Mercutio die? tybalt stabs him through romeos arm
Why isn’t Romeo immediately executed for murdering Tybalt? the prince only wants to maintain public order which he can do with just exiling him not executing him
Why is Romeo banished from Verona? he is involved in a public quarrel involving the death of others and it going against what the prince said not to do
What is Romeo’s final words to Juliet as he departs for Mantua? And trust me, love, you look pale to me too. Sadness takes away our color. Goodbye Goodbye
Why is Friar Laurence reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet? because is already married her to romeo
Friar Lawrence outlines his plan to help Juliet in her desperate situation. What are important elements in his plan? to drink the poison and to deliver the message to romeo
How does Paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans? he claims its capulet who wants to rush the wedding
Why does Capulet schedule Juliet’s wedding to Paris sooner? he wants to make juliet happy again
What power does Juliet have to which none can control? the power to die
What does Friar John tell Friar Lawrence? that he couldn’t get the message to romeo due to a plague
Who also dies in reaction to the events of the play? lady montague
How do Montague and Capulet plan to honor the memories of their children? build tombstones of the other parents child
Why is Paris guarding Juliet’s tomb? he is protecting her from grave robbers