Romeo and Juliet act 4

Why is Friar Lawrence reluctant to marry Juliet and Paris? As a cover up, Friar Lawrence says is too soon to marry. The real truth of why Friar doesn’t want to marry Juliet and Paris is that Juliet is already married to Romeo
How does Paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans? He wants to marry Juliet soon – because he wants to cheer her up about the death of Tybalt – Capulet is pushing Paris to marry her soon.
What is Ironic about the conversation between Juliet and Paris? Juliet has a double meaning when she is talking to Paris.ex. “I will one day be a wife” this is a double meaning because she is saying she will one day be a wife to romeo where paris thinks she is talking about him.
Why does Friar Lawrence Think that Juliet will accept his plan? Because Friar knows that that Juliet desperately wants to be with Romeo and would do anything.
Describe the Friars plan for Juliet. 1. Friar will give Juliet a potion to drink the night before the wedding.2. When the nurse comes to wake up Juliet she will notice that that she doesn’t have a pulse or is breathing. 3. They will plan a funeral and be put in the family tomb.4. After the potion wears off she will wake up after 42 hours and leave with Romeo because Romeo will get a letter from Bathisar, the friar’s messenger.
If Friar Lawrence cannot help her, what does Juliet threaten to do? She threatens to kill herself if she cannot be with Romeo.
How does Capulet change the wedding plans? Capulet moves the wedding to tomorrow and he tells Juliet to go and tell Friar.
How does Juliet show her maturity and independence in this scene? She shows maturity by making the decision to take the potion to be with Romeo. This also shows courage.
If the Potion does not work, what will Juliet do? Kill herself with a dagger.
What are some of the fears Juliet has about the potion? her fears are:- What if she wakes up in the morning and the potion doesn’t work.-What if Friar is trying to kill her to get revenge for marring Romeo. – What if she wakes up in the tomb and suffocates because there is no air.- What if she see spirits and goes crazy.
What happens in Scene 4? Planning the wedding and sending out their servants and nurse to get supplies.
What does friar Lawrence say to comfort the Capulet family? She is in a better place and she will live eternal life. All you hoped for you Daughter was to marry wealthy and rise up the social ladder. He tells the parents to wipe their tear, put Juliet’s best clothes on and carry her to the church. Tells them that they should be happy for her.
What event are the Capulets now preparing for? Everything that they were going to use for the wedding os now going to be used for her funeral.