Romeo and Juliet- Act II

Shakespearean Sonnet A 14 lined poem with a specific rhyme scheme and a rhyming couplet at the end.
Who recites the prologues in Romeo and Juliet? The chorus
Romeo’s language and behavior during the balcony scene demonstrates which characteristic? (Realistic or Idealistic) He is idealistic
Juliet’s language and behavior during the balcony scene demonstrates which characteristic? (Realistic or Idealistic) She is realistic
Based on the following lines, where does Benvolio think Romeo has gone (Scene i, lines 31-32)? “Come, he hath hid himself among these trees To be consorted with the humorous night.” He thinks Romeo is hiding in order to play a joke on them.
In Scene ii, Juliet says, “This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, / May prove a beauteous flow’r when next we meet,” What is the “summer’s ripening breath”? The heat of the sun
. What point is Juliet making when she speaks these lines? “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet.” She loves Romeo even though his last name is Montague.
True or False: Friar Lawrence’s agreement to marry Romeo and Juliet shows that he tends to look beyond the immediate future True
Benvolio and Mercutio’s sociability and joking help to emphasize which characteristic of Romeo’s sense of humor
Mercutio’s response to the news of the letter that Tybalt sends to Romeo’s house sounds as if he believes Tybalt has a better chance in the duel because he believes Romeo couldn’t win the fight with Tybalt because he doesn’t have the ability and he is way too distracted
The contrasts between Romeo’s character and those of both Friar Lawrence and Mercutio help to emphasize Romeo’s attitude about ____. love
Rhyming Couplet Two lines that rhyme
The prologues in Romeo and Juliet are the form of a: Shakespearean Sonnet
How is Romeo’s love for Juliet different from his love for Rosaline? Unlike Rosaline, Juliet returns Romeo’s love.
Why does Friar Lawrence advise Romeo to “love moderately?” He assumes there will be trouble between the families because of the marriage and doesn’t want Romeo to forget that.
The Friar says, “so smile the heavens upon this holy act / that afterhours with sorrow chide us not!” What does he mean by these words? he hopes that this marriage is a good thing and that Romeo and Juliet won’t experience problems later
Another word for “vile” is ________ Evil
Unwieldy means: difficult to manage
Procure means: get or produce
Rite means: ceremony, in this case marriage
Someone who is described as a “waverer” is someone who __________ changes or is unsteady

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