Romeo and Juliet Act 4 from take test

In Act IV, Scene iii, Juliet refers to the things that she must do as her “dismal scene,” which she must do alone. What is the best synonym for dismal? Gloomy
Juliet imagines that the tomb in which she is laid will have loathsome smells. Which of the following is the best definition of loathsome? Disgusting
Which of the following correctly defines dramatic irony? A contradiction between what a character thinks and says and what the audience or reader knows is true
In Act IV, Scene v, when Friar Lawrence enters, he says, “Come, is the bride ready to go to church?” Why is this line dramatically ironic? He knows that Juliet has fallen into deep sleep that resembles death
Which of the following correctly defines a pun? A play on words involving a word with multiple meanings
Read the following passage from Juliet’s soliloquy in Scene iii:What if it be a poison which the friarSubtly hath minist’red to have me dead,Lest in this marriage he should be dishonoredBecause he married me before to Romeo?If you want to summarize this passage, what should you do? Break down the long sentence I or shorter ones
At the beginning of Act IV, Scene ii, Capulet orders a servant to hire twenty skillful cooks for the marriage feast. Read the following dialogue:SERVINGMAN. You shall have none ill, sir; for I’ll try if they can lick their fingers.CAPULET. How canst thou try them so?SERVINGMAN. Marry, sir, ’tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers. Therefore he that cannot lick his fingers goes not with me.Which of the following does this passage illustrate? Comic relief
In her soliloquy soon after the beginning of Scene iii, on which of the following topics does Juliet dwell? Her fear of what may happen when she awakens in the tomb
Which of the following facts about Friar Lawrence, revealed earlier in the play, takes on new, important meaning in Act IV? He is an expert on the uses of herbs and plants
In Act IV, Scene ii, when Capulet learns that Juliet apparently agrees to the wedding with Paris, what decision does he make? To advance the date of the wedding from Thursday to Wednesday
In Act IV, Scene i, Friar Lawrence outlines his plan to help Juliet in her desperate situation. Which of the following are important elements in this plan? A powerful potion and a message to Romeo
When you summarize a text, what do you do? Briefly state the main points
In Act IV, Scene iii, Capulet calls Juliet his “wayward girl.” Someone who is wayward is Willful

You Might Also Like