Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library Updated Edition)

“A pair of star-crossed lovers…” Chorus (prologue)
“Alas that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof!” BenvolioRomeo and Benvolio are talking about why Romeo’s sad
“… I will make the think thy swan a crow.” BenvolioBenvolio tried to convince Romeo to go to Capulet’s party
“… Queen Mab… She is the fairies’ midwife …” Mercutio Dream rant, Romeo has premonition, they’re going to the party
“O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of nightAs rich as a jewel in an Ethiop’s ear …” RomeoRomeo first sees Juliet
“You kiss by th’ book.” JulietLast words Juliet says to Romeo before the nurse calls her away when she first meets him
“My only love sprung from my only hate!Too early seen unknown, and known too late!” JulietWhen she finds out that Romeo’s a Montague
“He jests at scars that never felt a wound.But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?” RomeoBefore balcony scene- he hears Mercutio and Benvolio talking about Rosaline’s vow to chastity, trying to provoke him
“O Romeo, O Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” JulietBalcony scene- denying family names
“That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet.” JulietBalcony scene- Juliet tells Romeo that his name doesn’t define who he is
“O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,That monthly changes in her circled orb,Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.” JulietBalcony scene
“Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books,But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.” RomeoBalcony scene- He’s about to leave
“How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night,Like softest music to attending ears.” RomeoBalcony scene- after Juliet calls Romeo back
“Good night, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrowThat I shall say “Good night” till it be morrow.” JulietEnd of balcony scene
“… ’tis not so deep as a well, not so wide as a church door, but ’tis enough. ‘Twill serve.” Mercutio Fight
“A plague o’ both houses!” MercutioFight
“Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day.It was the nightingale, and not the lark,That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear.” JulietRomeo and Juliet’s last conversation before he leaves
“Night’s candles are burnt out, and jocund dayStands tiptoe on thirsty mountain tops.” RomeoHe argues that it’s almost day, and he should leave
“Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds…” CapuletWhen Juliet disagrees to marrying Paris
“… past hope, past care, past help.” JulietParis leaves, Juliet is with the Friar
“Not stepping o’er the bounds of modesty.” Juliet Occurs twice- second time, when Juliet agrees to marry Paris
“Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath,Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.” RomeoWhen he found Juliet in her tomb
“… never was a story of more woeThan this of Juliet and her Romeo.” PrinceLast words of the play- prince talking to Capulet
Thematic Opposition (#4 on outline) DoublingPairingSubstitutingRepeatingNegatingCooperationWinning/losingUnion/division
Types of love (#5 on outline) CivicFamilialRomanticFriendly
Order of Cause For Action (#8 on outline) Nature- pastoral worldHuman natureAccidentThe starsSocietyGod
Every Shakespearean Sonnet has… 14 linesRhyme scheme
Poetic foot Two syllables
Pentameter 10 syllables = five feet
Iambic pentameter Each of the 14 lines has 10 syllables, the first in a foot= unstressed, the second= stressed