Romeo and Juliet Review

Who is Romeo in love with at the beginning of the play? Rosaline
Why does Romeo agree to go to Capulet’s party? He wants to see Rosaline
During the balcony scene, why do Romeo and Juliet talk about changing their names? Their families are enemies
What does Tybalt always try to do? Start a fight
How long do Romeo and Juliet know each other before they agree to marry? A few hours
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? He hopes it will stop the feud between their families
When Romeo tries to stop the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio, what does Tybalt do? Stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm
Why does Mercutio say, “A plague on both your houses”? He is killed when he gets involved in the fight between Tybalt, a Capulet, and Romeo, a Montague
After Romeo killed Tybalt, where did he go to hide? Friar Lawrence’s cell
What does Juliet mistakenly think when Nurse brings the news of Tybalt’s death? That Romeo has been killed
According to Lord Capulet, why does Juliet weep all the time? Tybalt is dead
Why does Juliet finally agree to marry Paris? The Friar advised her to pretend she agrees
Who brings the news of Juliet’s death to Romeo? Balthasar
As Juliet prepares to drink the potion, what are her main thoughts about? Waking up alone in the tomb
What happens as Romeo goes into Juliet’s tomb? Romeo fights and kills Paris
Why does Friar Lawrence’s plan fail? The letter does not get to Romeo
Why does Paris attack Romeo at the tomb? He thinks Romeo has come to damage the bodies of the dead
How does Juliet die? She stabs herself
What do the Montagues and Capulets realize too late? That their quarrel was foolish
The Capulets and Montagues agree to end the feud and do what? Raise statues of their dead children
In Act 1, what did the Prince say would happen if the Capulets and Montagues disturbed the peace again? They would be put to death
At first, how does Friar Lawrence feel about Romeo’s new love? Annoyed that Romeo’s feeling’s have changed so quickly.
At the Capulet feast, what makes Tybalt upset? Romeo is there
How does Romeo react to being banished? Like he would rather die
What does Capulet say when Juliet refuses to marry Paris? That he will disown her if she doesn’t
How does Nurse feel about Paris? She thinks he is handsome and rich and Juliet should marry him
Does Friar Lawrence plan for Juliet to die? No
How does Tybalt get the best of Mercutio and kill him? He stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm when Romeo is in the way
Does Juliet find enough poison left in Romeo’s vial? No. She has to stab herself
What do the families decide as a result of this tragedy? To make peace