Romeo and Juliet Retake 2

Does Act II start with a prologue? why? A prologue helps the audience to know what is going on. There was a ball and people falling in love! The prologue reminds us of the danger that the young couple is in and brings us up to speed if we are confused
Do Romeo’s friends know about Juliet? No
What is a soliloquy, a monologue, an aside? Soliloquy: an act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.Monologue: a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.Aside: a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play
If the Capulet party is on Sunday night, what day is it when Romeo and Juliet get married? Romeo and Juliet get married on Monday
What are the two words Romeo calls Juliet that helps her to recognize him in the garden? Two Words: “Dear Saint”
What does Romeo tell the nurse he will send with her that will be his “convoy in the secret night”? Romeo tells the nurse he will send a rope ladder so Juliet could climb down
What is blank verse? Verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameter
I will ask you to mark one line of blank verse with unstressed (U) and stressed (/) marks to show iambic pentameter. We practiced this in class. There is information on our class Edline page if you can’t recall what to do.
A dramatic foil a minor or less important character who is similar in some way to a major or more important character, and who appears (often alone) in a scene with a major character in order to help the audience notice some characteristics of the major character
So smile the heavens upon this holy act/ That after hours with sorrow chide us not. Friar Laurence to Romeo and Juliet (blessing marriage)
But come, young waverer, come go with me. In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; for this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households rancor to pure love Friar Laurence to Romeo
O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo? (what does it mean?) Juliet to herself
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet Juliet to Romeo
Lord, how my head aches! What a head have I! It beats as it would fall in twenty pieces. My back a t’other side – – ah, my back, my back Nurse to Juliet
I have no joy in this contract tonight it is too rash, to unadvised, too sudden Juliet to Romeo
Why, is this not better now than groaning for love? Now art thou sociable, now art thou Romeo Mercutio to Benvoilio
I anger her sometimes and tell her that Paris is the properer man; but I’ll warrant you, when I say so she looks as pale as any clout in the versal world Nurse to Romeo
Is Rosaline that thou did’st love so dear so soon forsaken? Young men’s love then lies no truly in their hearts, but in their eyes. Friar to Romeo
O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circle orb, lest that thy love prove likewise variable. Juliet to Romeo
O blessed, blessed night! I am afeard being in night, all this is but a dream, too flattering-sweet to be substantial. Romeo to Romeo
If that thy bent of love be honorable, thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow. Juliet to Nurse
How art thou out of breath when thou hast breath to say to me that thou art out of breath? Juliet to Nurse