Romeo and Juliet Act V

Why is Romeo feeling cheerful at the beginning of scene 1? He had a dream that Juliet was dead, but kissed him and brought new life into his body
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? That Juliet is dead
After hearing the news, where does Romeo plan to go? to go see Juliet
What does the speed with which Romeo makes his decision tell you about his character? He is a bold and decisive person
How is Friar John prevented from going to Mantua to deliver Friar Laurence’s letteR? He was stuck in quarantine because of the plague
Why does Paris go to the Capulet tomb? He goes to scatter flowers over Juliet’s tomb
How do you think Paris feels about Juliet? I think Paris really does have feelings for her, genuinely
What is Romeo’s real reason for sending Balthasar away from the tomb? He tells Balthasar that he needs to collect the ring from Juliet’s finger when really the real reason is because he is going to kill himself
Why does Paris think Romeo has come to the tomb? He wanted to fight Romeo because he thought Romeo was disturbing Juliet because Paris wanted to honor Juliet
What does Friar Laurence find when he enters the tomb? He finds Romeo and Paris dead; Juliet is starting to wake up
How does Juliet kill herself? Using Romeo’s knife, but at first she tries kissing Romeo to get the poison off his lips
What causes lady Montague’s death? The sadness of her son, Romeo, being exiled from Verona
Who tells the story of the events to the Prince? Friar Laurence
What does the Prince mean when he says “All are punished”? Everyone has lost someone in this feud between the two families
At the conclusion of the play, what happens between the Capulets and the Montague’s? They stop fighting
In this final act, how are Romeos actions guided more by emotion than reason? He decided that love was better than living
By family, list the people who have died in the play Montague: Romeo, Lady Montague Capulet: Tybalt, Juliet Prince: Mercutio, Paris