|Who is fighting at the beginning of the first scene?
|The servants of both houses (Montagues and Capulets)
|Who tries to break up the fighting?
|What threat does the Prince make to Lord Montague and Lord Capulet?
|If the families fight again their punishment will be death.
|Benvolio and Montague describe the way Romeo has been acting. What do they have to say about him?
|He is depressed
|Why is Romeo so sad?
|Because he is being rejected by his love
|What is Benvolio’s advice to Romeo?
|Find another woman
|Why does Capulet think it will be easy for Montague and him to keep the peace?
|Because they do not want to be put to death
|What does Paris ask about Capulet?
|He wishes to marry Juliet.
|What is Capulet’s first answer to Paris?
|Capulet says that Paris should come to the party that night and win Juliet over.
|A bit later Capulet appears to change his mind about Paris’ question. What does he then tell Paris?
|He says that Paris must wait until Juliet is older.
|What does Capulet give to the servant, and what is the servant then supposed to do?
|A list of names to invite to the party
|What problem does the servant have?
|He can’t read
|How does the servant solve the problem?
|He asks Romeo and Benvolio to read the list
|What is the name of the woman Romeo loves?
|What do Romeo and Benvolio decide to do?
|Attend the Capulet party
|How old is Juliet?
|When Lady Capulet asks Juliet how she feels about marriage, what is Juliet’s answer?
|Juliet wishes to marry but not at the very moment.
|Following Juliet’s answer about marriage, what does Lady Capulet then tell Juliet?
|She should try and like Paris after she meets him.
|According to Mercutio, who or what is Queen Mab, and what does she or it do?
|She is the Queen of the Fairies and visits men in their sleep to fill their heads with dreams.
|What does Mercutio say about dreams?
|They are nothing but fantasies
|What is Romeo’s mood at the end of this scene?
|He is amused and joyful
|What does Romeo think of Juliet the first time he sees her?
|He thinks that she is the most beautiful thing that he has ever seen.
|How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
|He recognizes Romeo’s voice
|When Tybalt is ready to seize Romeo and throw him out of the party, what does Capulet say to Tybalt?
|Capulet tells Tybalt that he was told that Romeo is a nice boy
|4. 4. Explain what the conversation is about between Romeo and Juliet.
|Romeo and Juliet are talking about how Juliet is so pureand like a saint and Romeo is a sinner.
|How does Romeo find out Juliet’s last name?
|He asks the nurse
|How does Juliet find out Romeo’s last name?
|She asks the Nurse to go find out
|“Romeo and Juliet” Act 1 Plot
|Romeo sees Juliet at a large formal dance at her father’s house, and the two fall in love instantly. After they meet, each discovers the other is a member of an opposing family. In fact, the two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, have been feuding, or fighting, for many years.
Romeo And Juliet Act 1 Review
August 24, 2019