Romeo And Juliet Act 3 Study Guide

What causes the fatal sword fight between Mercutio and Tybalt in Scene 1? How is Mercutio killed? Romeo says he loves Tybalt’s name (because he is a relative of Juliet) and Mercutio feels that Romeo has surrendered. Mercutio then precedes to ask Tybalt to fight him.Romeo steps between Tybalt and Mercutio then Tybalt reaches over Romeo and stabs Mercutio
Why does Romeo kill Tybalt? Tybalt killed Mercutio.
What has Prince Escalus declared after hearing about Mercutio, Tybalt, and Romeo? Romeo has been exiled.
Now the young lovers are in serious trouble. What does Juliet threaten in Scene 2, after hearing of Romeo’s banishment? To kill herself because she would rather die than live without Romeo and marry Paris.
What is the friar’s plan to help them in scene 3? Send Romeo off to Mantua, then tell everyone about the marriage. They then plan to beg the Prince to allow Romeo back into Verona.
A new complication has arisen by the end of Scene 4. What plans have Juliet’s parents made for her? They plan for her to marry Paris.
Romeo’s killing of Tybalt is a turning point in the play. What actions does the killing set in motion, with what possible tragic consequences? It sets the constant issues to continue which eventually leads to their death