Romeo and Juliet

Why is Friar John unable to send Friar Lawrence’s message to Romeo? he was shut up in a quarantined house due to an outbreak of plague.
What does Friar Lawrence decide to do when he hears Romeo has not received his message? He tries to rescue Juliet himself.
Why is Paris at the graveyard when Romeo arrives? He was grieving and mourning the death of Juliet.
Why does Romeo kill Paris? Does this act change your interpretation of Romeo’s character? Romeo wants to be alone with Juliet and Paris won’t let him into the tomb.
Why does Mercutio draw his sword against Tybalt so rashly? Mercutio is not a rational person just like everyone else in Verona.
Why does Romeo kill Tybalt, especially considering that just a few moments earlier he was trying to keep the peace? He wants to get revenge on Tybalt for killing Mercutio. He also feels guilty because he thinks Mercutio’s death is his fault. He also wants to be more manly.
What punishment for Romeo does the prince decree? The prince expels him from Verona. He is banished forever.
What is Juliet’s initial reaction to the news that Romeo has killed Tybalt? How and why does her reaction change later? She wonders how someone so beautiful could be so evil. She realizes she doesn’t really know him. She changes her mind when the nurse insults Romeo and she realizes she must remain loyal to her husband.
What is Friar Lawrence’s reaction to Romeo’s drama? What’s his plan for dealing with this situation? He thinks Romeo should be grateful that he is alive and that the prince didn’t kill him. He tells him to got to Mantua and to wait it out.
Why might Capulet have changed his mind about Juliet’s right to consent to the match with Paris? He believes that if she gets married to Paris, she will cheer up about Tybalts death.
What is the nurse’s advice to Juliet about what to do about Paris’s suit? Why do you think she believes this to be the best course of action? The nurse believes that Juliet should marry Paris. She says that Paris is a better match and Romeo is pretty much dead now.
What explanation does Paris give the friar for the haste with which he wants to marry Juliet? Paris says that Juliet’s grief about Tybalt’s death has made her unstable, and that Capulet has determined they should marry soon so that Juliet can stop crying and put an end to her period of mourning. He assumes this without asking Juliet.
Summarize Juliet’s monologue at 4.1.50-67 in one sentence. She’ll kill herself if she gets married to Paris.
What is the friar’s plan? Juliet must consent to marry Paris; then, on the night before the wedding, she must drink a sleeping potion that will make her appear to be dead; she will be laid to rest in the Capulet tomb, and the friar will send word to Romeo in Mantua to help him retrieve her when she wakes up. She will then return to Mantua with Romeo, and be free to live with him away from their parents’ hatred.
What are Juliet’s fears as she prepares to take the potion? List 5 fears mentioned in her soliloquy, 4.3.14-58. -Actually dying because she thinks Friar Lawrence could’ve mixed the potion-She’s scared that Romeo won’t come in time and she would suffocate-If the portion doesn’t work there is no backup plan-If she woke up in the tomb and she will go crazy because of the ghosts -She fears she’ll never see her mother or father and nurse again