Romeo and Juliet Act III

banishment sentence of being thrown out of a place
dexterity skill in performing tasks
idolatry religious worship of idols
reconcile to bring into agreement or harmony, to make peace
exile actual being thrown out of a place
fickle inconstant, likely to change
gallant man who pays special attention to women
allusion something that is real outside the story/play
example of allusion queen mab, phoebus
climax point at which tension breaks, and conflict resolved
dramatic structure exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, denouement
symbol an object or word that represents another object or word
examples of symbols light and death, look like in a tomb, juliet’s ring
it’s hot, and the capulets are near. the heat tends to make people easily angered at the beginning of scene 2, why does benvolio think that there will be a fight?
being an excessive fighter, never peaceful, violent what does mercutio accuse benvolio of in lines 15-30?
either go to a private place, drop it, or talk it over when tybalt and mercutio first begin arguing, what does benvolio try to tell them to do?
villian what does tybalt call romeo?
he’s now tybalt’s cousin and part of his family why won’t romeo fight tybalt?
he thinks that romeo’s a coward what does mercutio think is the reason that romeo refuses to fight?
cursing montagues and capulets, if romeo hadn’t go in the way or fought in the first place, mercutio wouldn’t be dead, and if tybalt didn’t stab him, he wouldn’t be dead why does mercutio keep shouting a plague o’ both your houses?
made him feminine and not brave and girly wimp what does romeo say that juliet’s love has done to him?
he thinks he’s a victim of fate, played by fate, and it’s not his fault that he killed tybalt – it was written in the stars why does romeo call himself fortune’s fool?
romeo tried to break up the fight and stood in between them, but then tybalt stabbed mercutio and ran off when benvolio relates to the prince what happened, what does he say romeo tried to before mercutio was killed?
lying because he is a montague and affection is making him false what does lady capulet accuse of benvolio of? why?
banished form Verona, and if he is found, he’ll be killed what is romeo’s punishment for killing tybalt?
so she can find out what’s new with romeo, and when he’s coming why is juliet so impatient for the nurse to return?
first mad for killing tybalt. then guilty for calling romeo bad names. then realizes that he’d be dead if he didn’t kill tybalt. she’s happy that tybalt is dead then, and then she is depressed that romeo is banished describe juliet’s rapidly changing attitudes towards romeo in scene 2
romeo being banished what piece of news upsets juliet the most?
find romeo and give him juliet’s ring and make sure he can come tonight what does the nurse promise to do?
really upset and would rather die because he can’t be with juliet if he’s banished explain romeo’s reaction to the news of his banishment
never felt this way, doesn’t know how it is, never been in this situation, he’s not young and in love romeo tells friar lawerence that the priest cannot know or understand how romeo feels. why?
juliet would kill herself, he’s lucky because he avoided death by tybalt and the prince what argument does friar lawerence use to prevent romeo from killing himself?
juliet’s ring what does the nurse give romeo?
she will be married on thursday what does capulet tell his wife to say to juliet
it’s night (that’s the nightingale, not the lark – that’s a meteror, not the sun), and we still have time as romeo is preparing to leave juliet, what argument does she use to convince him to stay?
she accepts that it is morning and if he doesn’t leave, he’ll be killed later, why does juliet think romeo should leave?
pale, dead-looking, dead man in a tomb because he’s so far down just as romeo is about to descend the rope ladder and leave juliet, what does juliet say about the way romeo looks?
tybalt’s death Why did Lady Capulet think Juliet was crying?
find someone that will get the poison and she herself will personally mix it and give it to Romeo when lady capulet threatens to send someone to mantua to poison Romeo, what does juliet say?
really angry, she’d rather die or marry romeo, whom her mother thinks she hates after lady capulet breaks the news about paris, what is juliet’s response?
kill herself if juliet’s mother does not arrange to delay the marriage what will juliet do?
upset, worked hard to find juliet a suitable husband, threatens to disown her what is capulet’s reaction to juliet’s threats
forget about romeo and start over with paris what is the nurse’s advice to juliet
betrayed, never trust her again hwo does juliet’s attitude towards the nurse change?
go to confession and be forgiven of her sins what scheme does juliet devise to get rid of the nurse and to get out of the house?
the fight – when romeo kills tybalt climax of the act
imagery in the play paradoxes of romeo, fire, light and dark, sun and moon, romeo looking like a man in a grave
romeo’s tragic flaw doesn’t think things out, does things without thinking, acts without thinking
juliet who is universally considered more mature: romeo or juliet?