Romeo and Juliet Grade 9

Arranges Juliet’s marriage to Paris Lord Capulet
Banishes Romeo instead of killing him Prince Escalus
Dies of grief because of her son’s banishment Lady Montague
A Capulet in love with a Montague Juliet
A Capulet killed by Romeo Tybalt
A holy man who devises plans for Romeo and Juliet Friar Lawrence
A kinsman to the Prince killed by Romeo Paris
A kinsman to the Prince killed by Tybalt Mercutio
A Montague in love with a Capulet Romeo
A Peacemaker who often tells about the fights Benvolio
Juliet’s mother Lady Capulet
Romeo’s father Lord Montague
Narrator of the story in the first two acts Chorus
Serves as a messenger between Romeo and Juliet Nurse
Sells poison to Romeo The Apothecary
A comparison in which one thing is called another metaphor
A comparison using “like” or “as” simile
A main or recurring idea theme
Words that sound alike but have different meanings homonym
A serious play in which the main character dies tragedy
A situation which seems false but is true paradox
A speech in which the actor shares his innermost feelings soliloquy
A line which the audience hears, but the other characters do not aside
A reference to another work or event allusion
Giving human traits to non-living things personification
“Alas, my liege, my wife is dead to-night;Grief of my son’s exile hath stopp’d her breath:What further woe conspires against mine age?” Lord Montague
“I will be deaf to pleading and excuses;Nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses:Therefore use none: let Romeo hence in haste,Else, when he’s found, that hour is his last.” Prince Escalus
“Go tither; and, with unattainted eye,Compare her face with some that I shall show,And I will make thee think thy swan a crow.” Benvolio
“But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks?It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” Romeo
“I saw her laid low in her kindred’s vault,And presently took post to tell it you:O, pardon me for bringing these ill news,Since you did leave it for my office, sir.” Balthazar
“Help me into some house, Benvolio,Or I shall faint. A plague o’ both your houses!They have made worm’s meat of me: I have it,And soundly too: your houses!” Mercutio
“Thursday is near; lay hand on heart, advise:An you be mine, I’ll give you to my friend;And you be not, hang, beg, starve, die inthe streets,” Lord Capulet
“Put this in any liquid thing you will,And drink it off; and, if you had the strengthOf twenty men, it would dispatch you straight.” The Apothecary
“Therefore love moderately; long love doth so;Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.” Friar Lawrence
“This is that banish’d haughty Montague,That murder’d my love’s cousin, with which grief,It is supposed, the fair creature died;And here is come to do some villainous shameTo the dead bodies: I will apprehend him.” Paris
“What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet;So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call’dRetain that dear perfection which he owesWithout that title.” Juliet
“Two households, both alike in dignity,In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” Chorus
“Marry, my child, early nest Thursday morn,The gallant, young and noble gentleman,The County Paris, at Saint Peter’s Church,Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride.” Lady Capulet
“What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate the word,As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee:Have at thee, coward!” Tybalt
“Your love says, like an honest gentleman, and acourteous, and a kind, and a handsome, and, Iwarrant, a virtuous, — Where is your mother?” Nurse
How do the Capulets and Montagues compare in social status? Same
Who raised Juliet from birth? Nurse
How does Juliet feel about Paris? She doesn’t want to marry him.
How do Romeo and his friends get the guest list for Capulet’s party? A servant asks Romeo to read it to him.
How does Capulet respond to having Romeo and his friends at his party? He tells Tybalt to ignore them as to not ruin the party.
Romeo and Juliet experience “________ at first ________.” love, sight
Juliet is only __________ years old. thirteen
Do Romeo and Juliet discover that they are from feuding families? Yes
Do Mercutio and Benvolio know of Romeo’s love for Juliet? No
Do Romeo and Juliet stay in love? Yes
Friar Lawrence thinks Romeo and Juliet’s marriage could do what for the families? Unite them and end their feud
When Juliet first hears of Tybalt’s death, what does she think happened? It was Romeo who died.
Romeo thinks __________ is a punishment worse than death. banishment
The Nurse advise Juliet to marry _______ after Romeo is banished. Paris
Where is Juliet put after her “death?” Capulet tomb
What fears does Juliet experience before taking the potion? 1. It won’t work2. She will suffocate in the tomb before Romeo comes3. She might actually die
How does Juliet’s household react to her “death?” They grieve
At one point, Juliet threatens to _________ if Friar Lawrence does not help her. kill herself
Romeo buys _______ from the apothecary. poison
Why didn’t Friar John deliver the message to Romeo? He got stuck in another town because of a quarantine.
How does Paris die? Romeo kills him.
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo when she sees him dead? She thinks he still has poison on his lips.
What is the relationship of the families at the end of the story? How do we know? They are united by grief and put aside their feud. They both put up statues of the other families dead child.

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