Romeo and Juliet, Act ONE

What Italian city is the setting of Romeo and Juliet? Verona
The street fight in the opening scene is between whom? servants of Montagues and Capulets
Benvolio tries to stop the fight. Who attacks him? Tybalt
What does does the prince say will happen to anyone who disturbs the peace? They will be killed
How does Benvolio plan to cure Romeo’s lovesickness for Rosaline? Find him another girl
How many children does Lord Capulet have? ONE
Who is the young man who asks Capulet’s permission to woo Juliet? Paris
Who tells Juliet that Count Paris would be a fine husband? mom and nurse
Who wants to attack Romeo at the Capulet’s masked ball? Tybalt
After Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love, who tells each of them the other’s identity? the nurse
Which family employs the Sampson and Gregory? Capulets
Which family is Benvolio a member of? Montagues
monologue lengthy speech given in front of other characters
soliloquy lengthy speech given alone on stage
aside brief speech made to the side not out in front of everyone to hear.
According to the prince, how many times have Capulets and Montagues disturbed the peace? three times
How old is Juliet? 13 almost 14
Why does Capulet’s servant complain about his errand? he can’t read
Stage directions instructions that tell how it should play out
text aid help understand unfamiliar language
Capulets Lord Capulet, Lady Capulet, Juliet, Tybalt, Samson, Gregory, Nurse, Peter
Montagues Lord Montague, Lady Montague, Romeo, Benvelio, Abraham, Balthasar
Neutral Mercutio, Prince Escalys, Paris, Friar Lawrence, Chorus, Apothecary