|The next day after Romeo and Juliet profess their love for each other, why does Juliet contact Romeo through a servant?
|To find out when they are getting married.
|When Juliet found out Romeo was listening to her “counsel” what is the meaning of the word “counsel” and how does Juliet react?
|Means private thoughts or secrets and she is surprised and embarrassed.
|When Romeo compares his love for Juliet to the moon, why does she object the metaphor?
|Since the moon goes through a cycle, Juliet doesn’t want there love to change. Instead she wants it to be constant and the same.
|Why does Friar Lawrence compare man to herbs?
|Some herbs are poisonous while others help. So, man can be mean and kind at times.
|Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
|He thinks that if the daughter of Capulet marries the son of Montague that the fighting between the 2 would stop.
|How does the nurse tease Juliet and what message does she finally give her?
|The nurse keeps stalling and changing the subject. The message is that Juliet should go to Friar Lawrence’s cell because there will be a husband waiting to make her a wife.
|How does Mercutio specifically insult the Nurse?
|He’s calling her ugly by telling her to hide her face with the fan and that the fan is prettier then her face.
|“These violent delights have violent ends.” What does it mean and what literary device is exemplified?
|Good things always have a bad twist to it; Paradox
|What does Friar Lawrence mean when he says,” So smile the heavens upon this holy act/that after hours with sorrow chide us not”?
|He is saying he hopes god is happy by this marriage so later it will end happily.
Romeo and Juliet Act 2
August 13, 2019