Romeo and Juliet Act 4

How does Juliet behave toward Paris when she sees him at the church? she acts annoyed and distant
What does Juliet want from Friar Laurence? wants to know how to prevent her marriage to paris or she will kill herself
6 things juliet would rather do than marry paris -jump off of any tower-walk on roads infested by thieves-lurk where serpents are-get chained to roaring bears -hide in a charnel house (house of dead ppl bones)-be covered by bones and a dead guy
what is a charnel house house where the bones of dead people are put
friar lawrence’s instructions for juliet -consent to marry paris -take the vial alone in her room -42 hours later when she wakes in the capulet vault, romeo will find her and they’ll go to mantua
what is friar lawrence’s part in the plan to send word to romeo of the plan
what are juliet’s worries about the plan? -the vial actually contains poison (Friar is plotting to kill her) -she wakes up before romeo comes-she will go insane there and want to bash her head with her ancestor’s bones -she worries that the friar will be dishonored if she marries paris after he married her to romeo-she will die of suffocation before romeo comes-tybalt is there and looking for romeo
things that will happen to juliet when she takes the potion -no pulse-no warmth-no color-dark and cold-appear dead for 42 hours -no breath-stiff, stark, and cold-lips and cheeks will have no color-wake after 42 hours like a pleasant sleep
How does Juliet behave toward her father when she returns home? begs for forgiveness, and says that she will marry paris
Who finds Juliet FIRST the next morning (after she has drank from the vial)? the nurse, whose screams of horror grab the attention of Lady Capulet; lady cap calls for help and lord cap arrives (1: Nurse, 2: Lady Capulet, 3: Lord Capulet)
What does Friar Laurence urge the family to do? tells them to “Dry up your tears, and put your rosemary on this beautiful corpse. And, in accordance with custom, carry her to the church in her best clothes. It’s natural for us to shed tears for her, but the truth is, we should be happy for her.” (sparknotes), reminds them she’s in heaven now
What does Friar Laurence give Juliet? a vial of a potion that will put her in a coma for 42 hours and make her appear dead
When were Juliet and Paris supposed to get married? thursday
Who says: “That may be, sir, when I may be a wife.”? Juliet to Paris
What does Paris think has upset Juliet so much tybalt’s death
How does Juliet surprise her parents by telling them that she’s going to marry paris
Whose ghost does Juliet see before drinking the potion tybalt’s (“O look, methinks I see my cousin’s ghost / Seeking out Romes that did spit his body / Upon a rapier’s point! Stay, Tybalt, stay!”)
“Ah, Juliet, I already know thy grief: It strains me past the compass of my wits. I hear thou must, and nothing may prorogue it, On Thursday next be married to this county.” friar lawrence to juliet
“Unless thou tell me how I may prevent it. If in thy wisdom thou canst give no help, Do thou but call my resolution wise And with this knife I’ll help it presently.” juliet to friar lawrence
The Friar promises Juliet that he will write to Romeo in Mantua and inform him of the plan. true
Lady Capulet is enthusiastic about her husband’s desire to move the wedding from Thursday to Wednesday false
“Hold, get you gone. Be strong and prosperous In this resolve. I’ll send a friar with speed To Mantua, with my letters to thy lord.” friar lawrence to juliet
“O me, O me! My child, my only life. Revive, look up, or I will die with thee.” lady capulet says this indirectly to juliet
Lady Capulet’s lines in Scene 5 indicate that Juliet is her only child. true
When Juliet finally drinks the potion at the end of Scene 3, the mood is calm. false
The shock of finding Juliet is so great that the Nurse calls for aqua vitae, a form of alcohol. true
Friar Laurence tries to comfort the mourners by reminding them that Juliet is now in heaven. true
Paris comes to the Friar’s cell in order to…. arrange for his imminent marriage to Juliet.
Paris promises that on Thursday, he will awaken Juliet with a kiss. true
For a short time during Scene 1, Juliet entertains herself with the idea of marrying Paris. false
What compels Juliet to agree to the Friar’s desperate plan? her sense of honor and morality.
What is Capulet’s reaction to Juliet’s apology for her behavior? He is so delighted that he moves up the marriage date.
After receiving Friar Laurence’s instructions, what does Juliet do? She suggests that the Nurse help Lady Capulet so that she, Juliet, can be alone.
After each of the mourners speaks his or her grief, the Friar comments: “The heavens do lourupon you for some ill;/Move them no more by crossing their high will.” What “ill” does theFriar refer to? Capulet’s loss of temper at Juliet and his subsequent ordering of her to marry Paris.
Juliet’s thoughts before she drinks the contents of the vial indicate that she is torn with terrible internal conflicts (refer to fears)
Juliet threatens to commit suicide unless the Friar… can tell her how to prevent the marriage to Paris.
In her soliloquy in Scene 3, Juliet worries that she will die in the tomb, stifled by foul air. true
Why is Lord Capulet eager to see the marriage between Paris and Juliet performed quickly? He thinks it will help Juliet stop weeping over the death of Tybalt
Why does Friar Laurence agree to help Juliet further? She has threatened suicide
How long will the sleeping potion, which will make Juliet appear to be dead, last? 42 hours
How does Friar Laurence try to delay Paris? Tells Paris he is rushing things
Where will Friar Laurence wait for Juliet to regain consciousness? In the family tomb
what reason does juliet give her mother for wanting to be alone? to pray
Before she drinks the potion, Juliet has all of the following fears EXCEPT that Romeo will not come for her.
According to Friar Lawrence, why did the Capulets want Juliet to marry Paris? to raise juliet’s station in life
Upon her “death”, what does Shakespeare use to describe Juliet? a flower; compares death to frost (quote said by lord capulet)
why does paris think juliet is sad? because of tybalt’s death
does paris agree with the sudden marriage plans? yes, he thinks lord capulet is smart for having the marriage to stop juliet’s sadness
“Love give me strength, and strength shall help afford.Farewell, dear Father.” juliet
what does juliet say to get the nurse to leave her alone? she tells the nurse that she needs to stay alone to pray, and that the nurse needs to help her mom with the wedding
what time is it when the nurse finds juliet 3 am on wednesday morning
“Ready to go, but never to return.O son! The night before thy wedding dayHath death lain with thy wife.” lord capulet to the people present in the room (lady cap, paris, nurse)
what is the friar’s response to juliet’s “death” he tells the people present that juliet is in heaven, which is a better place where she’ll be happier
“All things that we ordained festivalTurn from their office to black funeral.Our instruments to melancholy bells,Our wedding cheer to a sad burial feast.Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change,Our bridal flowers serve for a buried corse,And all things change them to the contrary.” lord capulet, doubles motif, possible irony
Why does Lord Capulet move the wedding to Wednesday he’s excited and fears that Juliet will change her mind about marrying paris

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