Romeo and Juliet: Act III quiz

The central issue of Act III is a choice between romantic love and family loyalty.
At first, Romeo does not want to fight Tybalt because Romeo is now related to Tybalt by marriage.
Why is Capulet so upset by Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris? He considers Paris to be a good match for her.
The prince punishes Romeo by banishing him from Verona forever.
In an aside, a character speaks to the audience while other characters are on the stage.
After Tybalt’s death, when the Prince arrives, Benvolio recounts the events of the killings to the prince.
In Scene iii, Friar Lawrence’s speech when he speaks sternly to Romeo about feeling sorry for himself is an example of a… monologue.
At first Juliet responds to the news of Tybalt’s death by Romeo’s hand with anger toward Romeo.
The opening passage of Act III, in which Benvolio and Mercutio discuss how hot temperatures flame hot tempers, foreshadows… the fight in which Mercutio and Tybalt are killed.
In Scene ii, Juliet’s speech, alone in her room, expressing her impatience and anxiety is an example of a… soliloquy.
What does Lord Capulet do in response to Tybalt’s death? He arranges for the immediate marriage of Paris and Juliet.
Because of a turning point, the rest of the action in a play moves toward either a happy or unhappy ending.
What emotion is Juliet feeling when she says, “O serpent heart, hid with flow’ring face/Died ever dragon keep so fair a cave?/…A damned saint, and honorable villian!”? confusion
The climax or turning point of the play is when: Romeo kills Tybalt and both Tybalt and Mercutio are dead.
What does Mercutio declare three times before he dies? “A plague o’ both your houses.”
Juliet loses trust in the nurse at the end of Act III because the nurse… advises her to marry Paris.
Mercutio’s death is situationally ironic because… in the feud between the Montagues and Capulets the first person to die belongs to neither family.
A paraphrase is a restatement is your own words.
What event does Benvolio foreshadow when he says, “And, if we meet, we shallnot ‘scape a brawl”? Tybalt and Mercutio’s deaths.
As Juliet encounters more conflicts and problems, her character changes, and she… pushes away her elders and threatens suicide.
What birds do Romeo and Juliet “argue ” about at dawn? the nightingale and the lark
Why does Romeo call himself “fortune’s fool”? After killing Tybalt, Romeo feels he has played into fate’s hands, rather than thinking before he acted, making him a fool.
What are the four steps of Friar Lawrence’s plan? 1) Romeo and Juliet have their honeymoon night; 2) At dawn, Romeo leaves for Mantua; 3) Friar Lawrence will announce the mariage, reconcile the families and get a pardon from the prince; 4) Friar Lawrence will send a messenger telling Romeo it is safe to return.
In Scene II, Juliet thinks the day is tedious. This means… it is tiresome and boring and she is eager for night to come.
Why does Juliet go to Friar Lawrence’s cell at the end of Act III? To seek his advice.
What is Lord Capulet’s response to Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris? Capulet is furious and finds her ungreatful. He calls her nasty names and threatens to disown her.
Who accuses Benvolio of having a quarrelsome temperament? Mercutio
Who speaks the line, “Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thou art.”? Friar Lawrence
In response to her mother’s news that she must marry Paris on Thursday, Juliet says she would rather marry… Romeo.
What literary device is the following an example of “These times of woe afford no time to woo.”? pun
How does Lady Capulet propose to eliminate Romeo? She will hire someone to poison him.
What literary device are the following examples of “Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical! Dove -feathered raven! Wolvish Ravening lamb!”? oxymoron
What city does Romeo go to in banishment? Mantua
What does Romeo blame for his bad luck when he killsTybalt? Fortune
What do the birds the nightingale and the lark symbolize? night/happiness and day/sadness
What is iambic penatmeter? Lines of poetry with 10 syllables each.
In her soliloquy at the start of Scene II, Juliet yearns for night so that… she and Romeo can be together.
Benvolio’s character can be described as a ________ to Mercutio’s character because Benvolio is cool headed and Mercutio is hot tempered. foil
Romeo doesn’t want to fight Tybalt because … Romeo is now related to Tybalt by marriage.
Romeo’s banishmet to Mantua is an effect of what event? Romeo’s slaying of Tybalt.
When Juliet learns of Romeo’s banishment, she threatens ___________ because she fears they will be apart forever. suicide
In Scene I, Mercutio speaks the following line, “Tybalt, you ratcatcher, will you walk?” Mercutio wants Tybalt to… fight.
At first, Juliet responds to the news of Tybalt’s death by Romeo’s hand with anger toward Romeo.
When she find Juliet weeping, Lady Capulet assumes that Juliet is still mourning Tybalt’s death. This is an example of … dramatic irony
Who speaks the line, “And so good Capulet,– which name I tender as dearly as my own, –be satisfied.” Romeo
Who betrays Juliet at the end of Act III? Nurse
In a conversation with her mother full of double meaning, Juliet tells her mother that her heart abhors hearing Romeo’s name. What does abhors mean? intensely dislikes
Which of the following emotions can be inferred from Romeo’s words in the following monolgue? “Tis torture, and not mercy. Heaven is here, / Where Juliet lives; and every cat and dog /and little mouse, every unworthy thing, /Live here in heaven and may look on her; / But Romeo may not.” misery
What does Lady Capulet ask the prince to do after she finds out Romeo killed Tybalt? She asks him to sentence Romeo to death.
What does the Prince say will happen to Romeo if he is found in Verona? He will be executed.
How does Romeo say he will remove his name after the Nurse arrives at Friar Lawrence’s cell? He will cut it out with a dagger.
What does the Nurse give Romeo? Juliet’s ring
Why has Capulet suddenly changed his mind about Juliet getting married? He thinks it will cheer her up and that it is a good match that will improve the family status with Prince Escalus.
Explain what Juliet has planned when she says, “I’ll to my wedding-bed; / And death, not Romeo, take my maidenhead!” She immediately thinks of killing herself.
What does Mercutio mean by “a plague o’ both your houses”? He hopes both families suffer greatly as a result of his death.
Why does Mercutio stand up to fight Tybalt when Romeo won’t? He is embarrased for his friend because he thinks Romeo is being weak and feminie.
Explain how Mercutio is stabbed. Tybalt tries to stab Romeo, who jumped infront of Mercutio. Mercutio was stabbedunder Romeo’s arm.
What vision does Juliet have as she looks at Romeo beneath the balcony one last time before he leaves for Mantua? She sees Romeo looking like he is dead at thebottom of a tomb.
What is Lady Capulet’s reaction to Juliet after her father threatens to disown her if she does not marry Paris? She is unsupportive and tells her she is donetrying to help her.
Romeo and Juliet honeymoon night occurs during which portion of the plot? falling action
In Act One, Prince Escalus’s proclamation that anyone caught fighting on the streets of Verona will be put to death is an example of what type of conflict? character v. society
After hearing that Romeo killed Tybalt, Juliet is caught between love and familiy allegiances. This is an example of what type of conflict? character v. self
After their wedding night, Juliet sees Romeo: “Methinks I see thee, now thou artso low, / As one dead in the bottom of a tomb” is an example of: foreshadowing
“Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man” is an example of whichliterary device? pun
What day of the week does Capulet set for Paris and Juliet’s wedding? Thursday
Who is the Nurse’s servant? Peter
When Romeo learns of his banishment, he states it is… a fate worse than death.
What is ironic about Romeo’s encounter with Tybalt before Mercutio and Tybaltare killed in Act Three? Romeo knows Tybalt is now family.
At the beginning of the play, when Paris asks to marry Juliet, Capulet is… hesitant.
Who said: “Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch! I tell thee what -get thee to church a Thursday or never after look me in the face.”? Lord Capulet