Romeo and Juliet: Act 2

What does mercutio say about “blind love”? romeos love is blind, he is best to be in the dark if love is blind you cannot get it right
when juliet appears on her balcony, what dos Romeo compare her to? to the sun
how does Juliet “speak, yet…[say] nothing”? she speaks with her beauty
when Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say? he wishes that he was the glove on her hand so that he could touch her cheek
Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to say? deny your last name so that we can be together, if not I’ll deny my name.
in a sentence or two, explain what Juliet says about names a name is something you are called, it does not define who you are.
Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him there. WHat is Romeo’s response to these questions? his love got him over the walls. Love is so powerful
Why is Juliet embarrassed? She didnt know that Romeo was there and he heard everything she had said
Why is Juliet going to send someone to Romeo the following day? to see if Romeo is serious about marriage. around 9’oclock
Who is in control of the relationship at this point? Juliet, she has to send someone
What has Friar Laurence been out gathering for his baskets? poisonous weeds and flowers for his potions/ medicines
Explain “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied,/ and vice sometime by action dignified”? good things can turn into bad if used in wrong ways. Bad things can turn into good if used in the correct way.
when friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? it is weird, because Romeo is a teenage either Romeo has something in his mind, sick, or hasn’t been to bed yet.
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says to Romeo, “young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes? young men fall in love with beauty or looks not the girl’s heart and personality
why does Friar Laurence agree to perform the wedding ceremony? How do you feel about a man of God doing something so deceptive in nature? agrees because he hopes it will bond/ bring the 2 feuding families together.I think it is wrong, because you are basing the marriage off with only lies.
According to Mercutio what kind of man is tybalt? an EXTREMELY GOOD fighter
what is the nurse saying to romeo when she goes to meet him for Juliet? that is he is like this to every girl he should stop playing her because she is very young and innocent. (threatening him)
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? she is going to say she is going to confession with friar laurence when in reality they will be getting married.
the nurse is supposed to be gone for only half an hour how long is she actually gone? 3 hours
How is the nurse frustrating to juliet? she wont tell her what romeo said after juliet’s been waiting for 3 hours the nurse says “she is out of breath”
what does friar Laurence mean when he says, “therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? dont love too fast love little by little thats how good relationships happen. to take things slowly.