Romeo and Juliet study questions

What does Mercutio say about blind love? If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? The sun
How does Juliet speak yet say nothing? She speaks with her eyes
When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say? He wants to be a glove on her to hand to her cheek
Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to do? Change his name or sware his love to her through marriage
In a sentence or two, explain what Juliet says about names No matter what you call something that thing is still going to be the same thing; names don’t change the object
Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him there. What is Romeo’s response to these questions? With love’s wings
Why is Juliet embarrassed? She said too much and it wasn’t proper
Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear his love for her by the moon? The moon is always changing, and his love for her might change
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? She is going to send the nurse to find out when and where she is supposed to get married
What has Friar Laurence been out gathering in his baket? herbs and plants
Explain lines 21-22: “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied; / And vice sometime’s by action dignified.” Good can become evil if it is misused
When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seein gromeo so early in the morning? Romeo spent the night with Rosaline or in a mental upset
Friar Laurence agrees to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet for what reason? He thinks it will end the feud between Capulet and Montague
According to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt? A skillful deuler and accomplished
What is the nurse saying to Romeo in lines 157-163 Asking him about the marriage arrangements
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? Shes going to climb down a rope ladder to Friar Lawrence’s cell
The nurse is supposed to be gone only a half hour, but she is actually gone for how long? 3 hours
How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating Juliet? That she’s tired and sick
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says, “Therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? their love will last longer if they love moderately