Romeo and Juliet: Act 2 Reading and Study Guide8023

What does Mercutio say about “blind love”? If love be blind,love cannot hit the mark
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? The sun,stars, and angel
How does Juliet”speak yet…[say]nothing”? With her eyes
When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say? O,that I were a glove upon that hand,that I might touch that cheek
Unaware of his presence,what does Juliet ask Romeo to say? Change your name
In a sentence or two, explain what Juliet says about names. That names are her enemy because it prevents her from being toghter
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? With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls
Why is Juliet embarrassed? Juliet was speaking her thoughts out loud and Romeo listened.
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? Juliet is sending the nurse to find out the plan/location of the marriage.
What has friar Laurence been out gathering in his basket? Herbs and Plants for medicine.
Explain lines 21-22″Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied,/And vice sometime by action dignified”? Good things turn bad, then good things, and depend on action
When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? Where you with or thinking about Rosaline.
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says to Romeo ,”Young men’s love then lies not truly on their hearts, but in their eyes”? Young men determine love by their eyes
Friar Laurence agrees to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet for what reason? To stop the feud between the Montagues and Capulets
According to Mercutio, what kind is Tybalt? Ridiculous and fights like a dancer
What is the nurse saying to Romeo in lines 167-172? It would be shameful if Romeo double-crossed Juliet.
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? Juliet would confess to Friar and get married at Friar Laurence’s Cell.
The nurse is supposed to be gone only half hour, but she is actually gone for how long? Three hours
How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating to Juliet? The nurse wasn’t telling Juliet about Romeo’s message.
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says,”Therefore, love moderately;long love doth so”? Love peacefully ,the longest relationships to that.
Analogy Comparison made between two things to show how they are alike in some respects
Imagery Sensory detail, 5 senses writing
Irony Contrast between expectation and reality
dramatic irony irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understand by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play
situational irony irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended.
verbal irony a writer or speaker says one thing but really means something completely different
Monologue A form of dramatic entertainment, comedic,solo or the like by a single speaker
Oxymoron Two unlike words go together
Personification Giving human characteristics to something non-human
Soliloquy The act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers
Example of Irony Juliet is calling Romeo from the balcony and Romeo is actually under it and he can hear her.
Example of Analogy What’s in a name?That which we call a rose.By another word would smell as sweet
Example of Dramatic Irony Mercutio and Benvolvio thinks that Romeo is still in love with Rosaline but the audience knows Romeo is actually in love with Juliet.
Example of Situatonal Irony Romeo wanted to see Roasline,his first love, in the first place but instead fell in love with Juliet at the party
Example of Verbal Irony My life were better ended by their hate,than death prorogued,wanting of thy love-Romeo
Example of Oxymoron Lovehate
Example of Personification The grey-ey’d morn smiles on the frowning night-Friar