Romeo and Juliet Content

Act 1 Scene 1 Introduction to the feud- Sampson, Gregory, Abraham, Benvoilo, Tybalt
Act 1 Scene 2 Capulet’s Party preparations, love will be found- Ben and Romeo, Capulet and Paris, Servant illiterate
Act 1 Scene 3 Lammas-eve turn 14, Paris interested- Lady Cap, Juliet, Nurse
Act 1 Scene 4 Trying to get into party, just hold the torch, pun battle with Queen Mab- Benvolio, Mercutio, Romeo
Act 1 Scene 5 The party, R sees J mushy religion, Rapier- Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Capulet
Act 1 is Prologue, Protasis
Act 2 Scene 1 Romeo sulks, Ben and Mercurtio make fun
Act 2 Scene 2 Balcony scene, your name, swear on yourself, R does marriage preparations
Act 2 Scene 3 Dichotomy speech, propose marriage- Friar and Romeo
Act 2 Scene 4 Wondering where he is, Tybalt Challenged, Rosaline holds back, Nurse and Romeo private convo, deliver message- Benvolio, Mercutio, Nurse, Peter, Romeo
Act 2 Scene 5 Wondering where she is, my back, my knees, oh right marriage, ladder for sex- Nurse and Juliet
Act 2 Scene 6 Marriage, don’t actually see it, bunch of foreshadow and sybolism fast + slow, death- R and J and F
Act 2 is Conflict, Epitasis
The grey-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night… Friar Laurence, Act 2 Scene 3
Virtue itself turns vice…. Friar Laurence, Act 2 Scene 3, our good intentions could have a bad outcome, and in certain circumstances our bad actions could have a good result.
Act 3 Scene 1 Fight, Death, people gather, Prince looks at, decides exile- Mercutio vs. Tybalt, Prince, Romeo and Benvolio, Lady Capulet vs. Montague vs. Benvolio
Act 3 Scene 2 Sex monologue, Nurse tells of banishment, nurse promises to tell R to come take V last time- Juliet, Nurse
Act 3 Scene 3 Friar announces banishment, my speech, Contemplates suicide, lists reasons why no, nurse arrives and delivers message- Romeo, Friar, Nurse
Act 3 Scene 4 It’s decided- wedding will be Thursday- Capulet, Paris, Lady Capulet. Romeo goes to J.
Act 3 Scene 5 They previously had sex (not shown). Juliet is called to Lady, gives news of marriage, cries, Capulet really mad, disowns, J goes to Friar
Act 3 is… Rising action and climax, Epitasis
O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face Juliet and Nurse, Act 3 Scene 2, metaphor, oxymorons, personification
Gallop space, you fiery-footed steeds Sex monologue, Juliet, Act 3 Scene 2, allusions everywhere, personification
It was the lark, the herald of the morn, no nightingale Romeo and Juliet, time to say goodbye, personification, foreshadow
Act 4 Scene 1 Paris with Friar, cold shoulder, F and J talk poison
Act 4 Scene 2 Juliet returns home, renewed, Capulet overjoyed
Act 4 Scene 3 Juliet in bedroom shoos away nurse and lady Capulet, then contemplates potion- 4 fears
Act 4 Scene 4 Capulets and Nurse and servants preparing wedding, tells Nurse to go prepare Juliet
Act 4 Scene 5 Nurse discovers her dead, calls others around, cap announces her wedding will become a funeral
Act 4 is… Falling action, Catastrophe
What must be, shall be Juliet to Paris in Friar’s cell
I will confess to you that I love him Juliet to Paris about Capulet
I’ll have this knot knit up tomorrow morning Capulet about marriage
Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again Juliet to Lady Capulet
Have I thought long to see is morning’s fave, and it doth give me such a sight as this?” Paris to Juliet
Act 5 Scene 1 Romeo had dream, Balthasar breaks news, I defy you, fate!, Apothecary
Act 5 Scene 2 Friar John arrives and gives news of quarantined, Laurence goes to cell
Act 5 Scene 3 Paris with page- laying down flowers, tells him to go awayRomeo with Balthasar- tells him to go awayRomeo and Paris fight- page notifies policeBuries Paris with Juliet, talks about Death’s paramour, she still looks alive, addresses Tybalt, kills himself Friar meet Balthasar, he goes in, Juliet awakes, she sees, she kills herself Fist Watch apprehends F and B under suspicion, Prince sees, families come to grieve, Friar explains, Balthasar explains and gives letter, Prince affirms story and ends the play.
Act 5 is… Denouncement, Catastrophe
The impulsivity of young people
Friar Laurence’s dichotomy
Personification of Death
Slow and Fast
Money is a poison
Fate and Free Will
Body and Heart and Soul

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