Romeo and Juliet Act 1 scene 1

Why do Sampson and Gregory fight with Montague’s men? Sampson bites his thumb at one of the Montagues.
Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the servants fighting. How do they react to the fight? Benvolio wants to stop the fight, but Tybalt wants to get into the fight.
When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to fight, too. What do their wives say? The old guys should stop all the fighting.
What ended the opening fight? The Prince of Verona warned them they would be punished with death if they would fight.
Why is Romeo so sad? The girl he loves, doesn’t love him back.
What information does the prologue reveal? Two families have an outstanding feud and children from each fall in love and eventually kill themselves.
What relationship is being established between love and hate? Love and Hate go together–you need one to have the other.
What can you tell about Romeo from the way he describes the woman he loves? He cares about beauty.
What advice does Benvolio give Romeo? To look for other beautiful women–“there are other fish in the sea”.
How do his parents and cousin, Benvolio, describe Romeo? “As is the bud bit with an envious worm, Ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the air,”