Romeo and Juliet Acts 2-5 Study Guide

He is in love with Juliet Act 2, Scene 1 Why is it ironic that Romeo’s friends are teasing him about being in love with Rosaline?
A speech given alone on stage to express how a character is feeling Act 2, Scene 2What is a soliloquy?
Romeo spots light and movement through Juliet’s window and compares her beauty to the sun and stars Act 2, Scene 2Summarize Romeo’s soliloquy (lines 1-25)
Deny your last name, I love you, not your name Act 2, Scene 2What does Juliet mean when she says, “Deny thy father and refuse thy name!”
I hope I wasn’t to forward by reveling my thoughts to you, but i’m not playing games like most lovers do Act 2, Scene 2Summarize Juliet’s speech (lines 94-115)
They plan to get married Act 2, Scene 2What plans do they make at the end of this scene?
I don’t want to say goodbye, it makes me sad Act 2, Scene 2Explain the lines, “Parting is such sweet sorrow”
To see if he’ll marry him and Juliet Act 2, Scene 3Why does Romeo go to see Friar Laurence?
Do you think she’s beautiful or do you really love her? Act 2, Scene 3Why does the Friar at first question Romeo’s love for Juliet?
It may end the feud (II. iii. 98-100) Act 2, Scene 3Why does the Friar agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? In what lines did you find this answer?
Benvolio tells Meructio that Tybalt has challenged Romeo to a duel Act 2, Scene 4What news does Benvolio have about Tybalt?
He is now happy and playful Act 2, Scene 4How has Romeo’s mood changed since the first time he met Benvolio on the street?
107: “A sail, a sail” – fat 112: “Hide her face” – ugly 135: “A bawd, a bawd, a bawd” – prostitute Act 2, Scene 4In what ways does Mercutio insult the nurse? In what lines did you find this answer?
The nurse’s servant Act 2, Scene 4Who is Peter?
Tell your parents you’re going to confession and Friar will marry us Act 2, Scene 4What does Romeo tell the nurse to tell Juliet?
The nurse teases Juliet by saying she is tired, hungry, and annoyed because she knows Juliet is anxious to hear the plan Act 2, Scenes 5 & 6Explain the misunderstanding between the nurse and Juliet
She pretends to go to confession but instead to marry Romeo Act 2, Scenes 5 & 6Where does Juliet go at the end of this act? Why?
You fell in love quickly, be careful you don’t fall out of love quickly Act 2, Scenes 5 & 6Explain the line “Violent delights have violent ends.”
He tries to calm Tybalt, Romeo tells him that he loves him even though Tybalt does not know of Romeo and Juliet’s marriage Act 3, Scene 1How doe Romeo respond to Tybalt’s insults?
Tybalt Act 3, Scene 1Who killed Mercutio?
Romeo Act 3, Scene 1Who killed Tybalt?
He banishes Romeo from Verona Act 3, Scene 1What is the Prince’s response to this?
Anywhere but Verona Act 3, Scene 1To where is Romeo banished?
He was the only witness Act 3, Scene 1Why does the prince question Benvolio about the fight?
She lies and says there were 20 men to make the Montagues look at fault. She could not believe that Tybalt would loose a man to man battle. Act 3, Scene 1Paraphrase Lady Capulet’s lines at 191-196
She’s excited for her wedding night. She thinks Romeo should be made into stars when he dies so all can enjoy him Act 3, Scene 2Summarize Juliet’s soliloquy (lines 1-37)
First she is furious with Romeo but then defends Romeo because she loves him, they married and she realizes Tybalt would’ve killed Romeo Act 3, Scene 2What misunderstanding does Juliet have with the nurse as the nurse tries to tell her about Romeo and Tybalt?
Get rid of them Act 3, Scene 2What does Juliet plan to do with the cords?
A ring to give to Romeo Act 3, Scene 2What does Juliet give to the nurse?
He fled soon after Tybalt died Act 3, Scene 3Why must Romeo ask about his sentence?
a) He tells Romeo to act like a man because Juliet is depending on himb) Be thankful you have Juliet and Tybalt is no longer a threatc) Go to Juliet tonight and escape to Mantua before daylightd) I will call you back after the families are reconciled Act 3, Scene 3Summarize Friar Laurence’s speech (lines 125-175)
He’s helping to reconcile the families by telling of the marriage and is planning to talk to the prince to lift Romeo’s punishment Act 3, Scene 3What is the Friar’s plan?
Paris will marry Juliet on Thursday. Capulet wants more help politically Act 3, Scene 4What agreement does Paris make with Capulet?
To patch up things with the prince because Paris is the prince’s nephew Act 3, Scene 4Why is Capulet so eager to make this agreement right now?
She is to marry Paris on Thursday Act 3, Scene 5What news does Lady Capulet give to Juliet?
She is distraught Act 3, Scene 5What is Juliet’s response?
He becomes enraged at Juliet’s defiance and threatens to disown her if she refuses to obey Act 3, Scene 5How does Lord Capulet respond?
Go through with the marriage Act 3, Scene 5What advice does the nurse give?
Friar Laurence’s Act 3, Scene 5Whose advice does Juliet decide to seek?
a) Juliet should agree to marry Paris Thursdayb) She should drink the potion on the Wednesday before c) She will appear dead Thursday d) She will be buried in the tomb e) Friar will send word to Romeo of the planf) Romeo and Friar will be there when she awakens g) Romeo will take Juliet to Mantoua Act 4, Scene 1What is Friar Laurence’s idea to reunite Romeo and Juliet?
She claims she is seeking forgiveness by attending confession for disobeying her father Act 4, Scene 2What lie does Juliet tell her father when she asks her where she has been?
Her father moves the wedding to Wednesday Act 4, Scene 2What huge problem is introduced?
No Act 4, Scene 2Does Juliet tell her nurse the plan?
She plans to stab herself (IV. iii. 25) Act 4, Scene 3What does Juliet plan to do if the potion does not work? In what lines did you find this answer?
a) Waking up and Friar and Romeo are not there b) the smells and the sounds of the tomb c) screaming ghosts d) What if the potion doesn’t work at all Act 4, Scene 3What does Juliet worry about briefly as she drinks the potion?
To let the audience know time has passed Act 4, Scene 4What is the purpose of this short scene?
The nurse Act 4, Scene 5Who discover’s Juliet’s body?
a) Place Rosemary on her corpse b) Dress her in her finest clothes c) Take her to church Act 4, Scene 5What does Friar Laurence encourage Capulet do after discovering Juliet’s death?
Her family should rejoice in her death Act 4, Scene 5What does Friar say about Juliet’s death?
Juliet is dead in the Capulet tomb Act 5, Scene 1What news does Balthazar bring to Romeo?
He wants pen and paper and horses to go to Verona Act 5, Scene 1What does Romeo decide to do immediately after hearing the news?
The apothecary to get poison to kill himself Act 5, Scene 1Who does Romeo go to see and why?
Friar John was unable to deliver Friar Laurence’s letter to Romeo Act 5, Scene 2What does Friar Laurence discover in this scene?
Friar John was quarantined (11) Act 5, Scene 2What caused the event the Friar discovered? In what lines did you find this scene?
Friar gets a crowbar and heads to the Capulet tomb so he can be there when Juliet awakens Act 5, Scene 2What does he decide to do in response to this discovery?
To place flowers on Juliet’s grave Act 5, Scene 3Why did Paris go to the tomb?
He wants to see Juliet’s face one more time and wants to get a gold ring Act 5, Scene 3Why did Romeo go to the tomb?
They fight & Romeo kills Paris Act 5, Scene 3What happens when Romeo and Paris meet?
Romeo and Paris are dead Act 5, Scene 3What does Juliet discover when she awakens?
She tries to drink the poison in the cup and kisses Romeos lips Act 5, Scene 3How does Juliet first try to kill herself?
She stabs herself with Romeos dagger Act 5, Scene 3How does Juliet successful kill herself?
I secretly married Romeo and Juliet , Romeo killed Tybalt and was banished, Capulet wanted Juliet to marry Paris, she showed up seeking advice and I gave her a sleeping potion. I sent word to Romeo but he never got the letter, Romeo beat me to the tomb and killed himself, I arrived before Juliet awoke and encouraged her to come with me. She said no and took her own life. Act 5, Scene 3Summarize Friar Laurence’s speech (lines 252-293)
The feud ends, Montague declares he will make a gold statue of Juliet and the Capulet will do the same for Romeo Act 5, Scene 3What happens as a result of Romeo and Juliet’s death?
They fell in love to quickly, they die Act 5, Scene 3What is Romeo and Juliet’s tragic flaw? How does it lead to their destruction?
The greatest and most popular play write who ever lived What is Shakespeare known as?
The Renaissance What time period did he live during?
Ben Johnson Who was Shakespeare’s both friend and rival?
April 23rd 1564 When was Shakespeare born?
Strathford-upon-avon which is 100 miles away from London Where was Shakespeare born?
18; Anne Hathaway How old was Shakespeare when he got married and who did he marry?
26 How old was Anne when she married Shakespeare?
3; Suzana and twins, Hamnet (who died at 11) & Judith How many children did William have?
A speech that a character gives when he or she is alone on stage What is a soliloquy?
When a characters remark to the audience or to another character that others on stage are not supposed to hear What is an aside?
Groundings What are audience members who stood the entire performance called?
Nobility; monarchy Theater companies competed for favor among the ____________ and the __________
The Kings Men What did King James call Shakespeare’s company?
April 23rd 1616; 52 When did Shakespeare die and how old was he?
History and stories that were popular in his day What did Shakespeare base his plots on?
Aimbic pentameter What are most of Shakespeare’s plays written in?
A drama that ends in a catastrophe. most often death. for the main character and several important characters. Define Tragedy
The main character who is usually noble born who may have great influence on society Define tragic hero
A humorous scene, incident, or speech that relieves the overall emotional intensity Define comic relief
A brief reference within a work to something outside the work that the reader or audience is expected to know Define allusion
A character who personality or attitudes are in sharp contrast to those of another character Define a foil character
A form of poetry that uses unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter Define blank verse
lines that ideally have five unstressed syllable each followed by a stressed syllable Define iambic pentameter
There was animal baiting What would take place outside the Globe
They watched in the yard Where would the groundings watch the play?
Stinkards What is another name for the groundings?
Garlic and Urine What are two smells that would have been smelt at the globe?
Lords room: six pence Upper galleries: 1-2 extra pennies How much did sitting in the balcony cost?
A thief that would cut the belts of purses and steal them What is a “cutpurse?”
Someone who pushes their way to expensive seats and yell at the actors What is a ruffian?
Trumpeters and musicians played music out of a window in this room. This is also where the cannon was shot What was the room above the stage used for?
John Shakespeare: glove and wool dealerMary Arden: farmers daughter Who were Shakespeare’s parents?
1592 When did Shakespeare build the globe?
White Hall Where did Shakespeare preform more than 200 times?
June of 1613 When did the Globe burn down?
1644 When was the Globe demolished?
1997 When did the third Globe open?
April 23rd 1616 When did William die?

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