Romeo and Juliet review

The play “Romeo and Juliet” is set in the city of Verona
An introduction to a play which may be in the form of a monologue or a commentary by a chorus. Prologue
In the opening sonnet of the play who says “From fourth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life?” Chorus
How does the fight begin between the Capulets and the Montagues? Biting of a thumb
Lord Montague’s nephew and friend of Romeo and Mercutio. He attempts to keep peace between Tybalt and Mercutio Benvolio
A character who provides a striking contrast to another character Foil
What punishment does the Prince threaten after the fight between the Montagues and Capulets? Banishment
The symbol of law and order in Verona, but he fails to prevent further outbreaks of the violence between the Montagues and Capulets. Prince Esaclus
Who gives Romeo advice that he should forget about being in love with Rosaline? Benvolio
A confidante and messenger for Juliet. She loves to talk and reminisce in a humorous manner. Nurse
How old is Lady Capulet? 26
What historical event does the Nurse use as a landmark to help remember Juliet’s age? Lammastide
Who approaches Lord Capulet about a marriage proposal to his daughter? Paris
Who reads the servants message about the party at Lord Capulet’s mansion? Romeo
Who says, “O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you.” Mercutio
According to Romeo, how does Juliet make the other ladies in the room look? Like crows
How does Tybalt recognize Romeo at the Capulet’s masked party? By Romeo’s voice
Who tells Romeo the identity of Juliet Capulet? Nurse
Whom does Mercutio praise in an attempt to attract Romeo’s attention? Rosaline
A long speech that is spoken alone on a stage to express thoughts aloud. Soliloquy
Who says, “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? Romeo
Who says, “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” Juliet
To what does Romeo compare Juliet while speaking on the balcony? The sun
Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear by the moon? The moon is inconstant
What does Romeo say is more dangerous than Juliet’s kinsmen? Juliet’s eyes
What does Friar Laurence collect? Herbs
Who says, “The earth that’s nature’s mother is her tomb” Friar Lawrence
Who believes that a marriage between Romeo and Juliet will end the families’ feud? Friar Lawrence
Juliet’s cousin who is violent and hot-tempered, with a strong sense of honor. He challenges Romeo to a duel in response to Romeo’s attending a Capulet party Tybalt
Who delivers the message that Juliet will marry Romeo? Nurse
A Franciscan priest who marries Romeo and Juliet. Lawrence
Why doesn’t Romeo get angry to Tybalt’s challenge? They are now kinsmen
Who kills Mercutio? Tybalt
How long have Romeo and Juliet been married when Juliet learns that Tybalt has been killed by Romeo? 3 hours
Who says “Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband? Ahh, poor my lord, that tongue shall smooth thy name when I, the three-hours’ wife, have mangled it?” Juliet
What city does Romeo escape to after he is banished by the Prince? Mantua
What does Lord Capulet order Juliet to do? Marry Paris
Why does Paris want to marry Juliet so soon? To end grief over Tybalt’s death
Who gives Juliet a sleeping potion that makes one appear dead? Friar Lawrence
What does Lord Capulet do when he hears that Juliet will marry Paris? Moves the wedding to the following day.
Who first finds Juliet “dead” in her room? Nurse
Faithful servant to Romeo who travels to Mantua. Balthasar
A dealer in medicines and poisons. Apothecary
What does Romeo believe is more harmful than poison? Money
What does Paris think Romeo’s intentions are when he arrives at Juliet’s tomb? To rob the tomb
What last request does Romeo grant Paris? Lays Paris’ dead body next to Juliet
Whose forgiveness does Romeo ask before he kills himself? Tybalt
How does Juliet kill herself? With Romeo’s dagger
What character dies of a broken heart? Lady Montegue
Who says, “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo” Prince Esaclus