Romeo and Juliet Act 2

Who does Mercutio think Romeo is in love with in Scene 1? Rosaline
Where does Scene 1 take place? the Capulet Orchard
Who is Romeo avoiding in Scene 1? Mercutio and Benvolio
What are Mercutio and Benvolio doing in Scene 1? Making fun of Romeo’s lovesickness
What is another name for Scene 2? the balcony scene
What does Romeo compare Juliet to in Scene 2? the sun
In Scene 2, Juliet says “That which we call a rose would by any other word smell as sweet.” What does this mean? names don’t mean anything
In Scene 2, why does Juliet ask Romeo not to swear his love’s allegiance by the moon? the moon is always changing and she does not want their love to be as fickle
In scene 2, what is Juliet concerned about? that she has been won over too quickly
Who is the first to mention marriage? Juliet
In scene 2, Juliet tells Romeo that she will send a messenger to him the next morning asking what? if he wants to marry her, and if so, where and what time
Romeo would like to be Juliet’s pet _____. bird
What is Friar Lawrence doing at the beginning of Scene 3? collecting herbs
Who does Friar assume Romeo has spent the night with? Rosaline
What does the Friar think when he finds out that Romeo has moved onto Juliet? that Romeo’s love isn’t real
Why does the Friar agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? he thinks it might end the family feud
How does Mercutio treat the nurse? He makes rude jokes about her
What instructions does Romeo tell the nurse to pass on to Juliet? to have her think of a reason to come to confession that afternoon so she can get married
Who does the nurse say also wants to marry Juliet? Paris
What does Juliet think of Paris? she does not love him or want to marry him
What time did the nurse leave in Scene 5? What time did she return? How long did she say she would be gone? 9 am, 12 pm, 30 mins
How is the nurse feeling when she returns from her errand? Exhausted and breathless
In Scene 5, the nurse will not…. get to the point
Is Romeo fearful of the future? Why? no, he is as happy as can be
In Scene 6, the Friar gives them many __________ warnings about love. foreshadowing
What happens at the end of Scene 6? Romeo and Juliet get married off stage