|Where is the play set?
|Which poetic form does the prologue take?
|Which characters appear in the prologue?
|Which important plot point is mentioned in the prologue?
|The deaths of Romeo and Juliet
|Which phrase from the prologue emphasizes the theme of fate’s power?
|Who stops the street battle in Act 1, Scene 1?
|Which gesture starts the fight between the Montagues and the Capulets at the beginning of the play?
|Why is Romeo so melancholy when the play begins?
|he loves rosaline but she doesn’t love him
|Why does Benvolio draw his sword in the street in Act1 scene1?
|To stop the fight before it begins
|Which character claims to hate peace?
|Why does Capulet want Paris to wait before marrying Juliet?
|Juliet is too young to get married
|Why does Peter ask Romeo and Benvolio to read the invitation list for the Capulet party?
|He cannot read it himself
|What mistake does Peter make regarding Romeo and Benvolio?
|He doesn’t realize that they are Montagues
|Why does Benvolio want Romeo to go to the Capulet feast?
|To compare Rosaline to other beautiful women
|Why does Romeo agree to go to the Capulet feast?
|He hopes to see Rosaline
|How old was Lady Capulet when she gave birth to Juliet?
|almost the same age as Juliet is in the play
|Which character shows the most authority over the Nurse?
|Whom does Juliet initially want to marry at first?
|What does Juliet agree to do with regard to Paris in Act 1 Scene 3?
|see if she can love him
|Which characteristic of the Nurse is most evident in her first scene?
|Her humorously vulgar view of sex
|How do the Montagues plan on getting into the Capulets’ feast?
|By wearing masks
|Why is Romeo anxious about attending the feast?
|He dreamt that it was a bad idea
|How does Mercutio react to Romeo’s statements before the feast?
|He turns them into statements about sex
|Who is the subject of Mercutio’s long speech?
|Which event does Romeo foreshadow as they make their way to the feast?
|His own death
|Who first discovers that there is a Montague at the Capulets’ feast?
|Whom does Romeo forget about the moment he sees Juliet?
|How do Romeo and Juliet metaphorically describe themselves in their first conversation?
|As a pilgrim and a saint
|How many times do Romeo and Juliet kiss at the first meeting?
|How do Romeo and Juliet act when each discovers whom the other is?
|They are both devastated
|Why doesn’t Romeo leave the feast with Mercutio and Benvolio?
|He wants to see Juliet again
|Where are Romeo and Juliet when they meet for the second time?
|She is at her window, and he is in the garden below
|What does Juliet say she would do if she knew Romeo loved her?
|Give up her Capulet name
|Why isn’t Romeo afraid to be discovered talking to Juliet?
|He believes his love will protect him
|What is Juliet worried about with regard to Romeo at first?
|That his love isn’t true
|What is Friar Lawrence worried about when he first sees Romeo?
|That Romeo has slept with Rosaline
|How does Friar Lawrence regard Romeo’s love for Juliet?
|he doubts the sincerity of Romeo’s feelings
|Who challenges Romeo to a duel?
|How does Mercutio describe Tybalt?
|skilled and vain
|How will Juliet sneak away to Friar Lawrence’s cell?
|By pretending to go to confession
|Why doesn’t the Nurse tell Juliet right away what Romeo said?
|She claims to be tired and out of breath
|How does Romeo plan on entering Juliet’s room on their wedding night?
|by climbing a ladder
|Why isn’t Romeo worried about future misfortunes?
|No misfortune can be as great as his happiness
|What advice does Friar Lawrence give Romeo before the wedding?
|do not love too intensely
|Why does Juliet refuse to describe her love to Romeo before their wedding?
|Her love is too great to be described
|Why does Benvolio want to get out of the street?
|He is worried that a brawl will start
|Why doesn’t Romeo want to fight Tybalt?
|They are now related through marriage
|How does Romeo react when Tybalt and Mercutio start fighting?
|He tries to break them up
|What does Romeo do after killing Tybalt?
|He runs away
|What is Romeo’s punishment for killing Tybalt?
|How does the Nurse confuse the story of the fight?
|she makes it sound like Romeo is dead as well
|Why does Juliet chastise the Nurse?
|For criticizing Romeo
|What does Juliet give the Nurse to pass to Romeo?
|How does Romeo regard his punishment from Escalus?
|as a fate worse than death
|What does Capulet promise Paris?
|That Paris will marry Juliet on Thursday
|What does Juliet claim is making the birdcalls they hear?
|How do both Romeo and Juliet appear as they say goodbye to each other?
|Like they are already dead and in a tomb
|How does Juliet react to news of her arranged marriage with Paris?
|with horror and anger
|What does the Nurse advise Juliet to do?
|forget Romeo and marry Paris
|What does Juliet plan to do if Friar Lawrence can’t help her?
|What does Paris think has upset Juliet so much?
|How does Juliet respond to Paris?
|What is Friar Lawrence’s plan for Juliet?
|She will fake her own death and run away with Romeo
|How does Juliet surprise her parents?
|by agreeing to marry Paris
|How does Capulet react to Juliet’s decision?
|he changes the day of the wedding
|What does Juliet fear may happen when she drinks the potion?
|she will die or wake up alone in the tomb
|Why does Juliet think Friar Lawrence might betray her?
|to hide his role in her marriage
|Whose ghost does Juliet see before drinking the potion?
|Who discovered Juliet’s seemingly dead body?
|Why do the musicians decide to stay at the Capulets’ house?
|to get a free lunch
|Why is Romeo happy when we first see him in Mantua?
|He had a dream about Juliet
|What news does Balthasar bring to Romeo?
|Juliet is dead
|What does Romeo plan to do after hearing Balthasar’s news?
|kill himself in Juliet’s Tomb
|Why didn’t Friar John deliver the letter?
|He was stuck in a quarantine house
|What does Friar Lawrence plan to do with Juliet?
|Take her back to his cell
|Why does Paris fight Romeo?
|He blames Romeo for Juliet’s death
|What is the last thing Romeo does before he dies?
|He kisses Juliet
|Why does Friar Lawrence leave Juliet alone in the tomb?
|He is afraid of being discovered there
|How does Juliet first try to kill herself?
|by kissing Romeo’s poisoned lips
|How do Capulet and Montague react to the deaths of their children?
|They agree to end their feud
ROMEO AND JULIET
August 17, 2019