Romeo and Juliet Act I and Act II

In the Prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers? They will take their lives
What does Escalus(the prince) say he will do to anyone who fights in the future? They will be killed
How does Benvolio say the fighting began? Tybalt attacked
According to Benvolio and Mercutio, how has Romeo been acting recently? Depressed
What remedy does Benvolio suggest for Romeo’s problem? Going to the party
In act 1, scene 2, what does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry Juliet? Wait 2 years.
Why does the servant ask Romeo to read the list of guests who are invited to the party at the Capulets? Because the servant can’t read
What makes Romeo decide to go to the party? Rosaline will be there
How old is Juliet? 13
What is the nurse’s opinion of Paris? She likes him
How do Romeo and friends plan to hide their identity at the capulet’s party? Masks
Who is Queen Mab? The fictional queen of the fairies
What feelings about dreams does Mercutio express in his Queen Mab monologue? He thinks they should not be taken seriously and considers them childish
At the end of Act 1, scene 4, what does Romeo fear? He fears something terrible will happen at the party
How does Romeo react when he first sees Juliet? What does he compare her to? He is immediatly entranced and calls her a torch, a jewel, and a dove
How does Juliet react to her first meeting with Romeo? She acts flirty, but hesitant
How does Tybalt react to the news that Romeo is at the party? How does Capulet react? Tybalt wants to fight him but Capulet orders him to keep calm.
What does Romeo compare Juliet to in Act 2, scene 1? His heart, his center
Who do Mercutio and Benvolio think Romeo is with? Rosaline
Why does Juliet want Romeo to have some other name? Because their families are fighting
When Juliet discovers Romeo at her Balcony, what does she fear? That they’re moving too fast
Why does Juliet fear the love that she and Romeo share? She thinks they’re moving too fast, and she fears the fight between her family
What concerns does Friar Laurence have about Romeo and Juliet’s relationship? They might be moving too hastily
Why does the Friar agree to help them? He thinks it might end the fight between the families.
Why has Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo’s house? Tybalt sends the letter to challenge Romeo to a duel because he is angry that Romeo crashed the party
What warning does the nurse give Romeo? She warns him that he better be serious about what he said about marrying Juliet, or else she will do something bad to him.
What message does Romeo give to the nurse to tell Juliet? He tells her to have Juliet make an excuse to leave her home and go to the friar’s cell to marry him
Why is Juliet annoyed at the beginning of Act 2, scene 5? Because the Nurse won’t get to the point
What fears does Friar Laurence express in Act 2, scene 6? He fears they aren’t being sensible