romeo and juliet test

(Act 1 scene 1) When the fight begins, what does Benvolio try to do? He tries to stop him wtih a sword.
(Act 1 scene 1) Who finally puts a stop to the fight ? the prince .
(Act 1 scene 1) When you first meet romeo, he is depressed, why? Because he is not allowed to be with roseline.
(Act 1 scene 1) What advice does Benvolio give Romeo? He tells him to look at other girls.
(Act 1 scene 2) At the start of the scene, how does Capulet feel about the feud? He thinks that it is not ok to fight.
(Act 1 scene 2) What does Paris want? Juliet as his wife.
(Act 1 scene 2) What is Capulets response to paris? It is ok if he suduces her.
(Act 1 scene 2) How do Romeo and Benvolio hear about Capulets party? A capulet servent tells them.
(Act 1 scene 2) Why does Benvolio want Romeo to got to the party? To find other girls.
(Act 1 scene 3) How old exactly is Juliet? 14
(Act 1 scene 3) Who was susan? How can you tell? What happened to her? She was the Nurses daugter. She was breastfeeding and she died in an earthquake.
(Act 1 scene 3) How does Juliet say she feels about marriage? It is an honor but she does not dream about it.
(Act 1 scene 3) How would Lady Capulet like Juliet to feel about marriage? She wants her to look foroward to it.
(Act 1 scene 3) What opinion of Paris do Lady Capulet and the Nurse hold? He is beautiful.
(Act 1 scene 4) Where are Romeo and his friends going to at the start of this scene? Capulets party.
(Act 1 scene 4) What advice does Mercutio have for Romeo now? Go to the party, dance, meet girls and don’t believe in dreams.
(Act 1 scene 4) Mercurio speaks often in puns, relying on words with a wide range of connotations and definitions. Can you give an example of one of Mercutio’s puns? Dreams often lie.
(Act 1 scene 4) What does Romeo think about dreams? What does Mercutio think about them? Romeo believes in dreams, but Mercutio thinks that they are lies.
(Act 1 scene 5) How does Romeo describe the mystery woman he sees at the ball? Romeo says she is hotter than fire.
(Act 1 scene 5) How does Tybalt react to Romeo’s presence at the ball once he recognizes him? How does Capulet react? What specific opinion of Romeo does the town of Verona share, according to Capulet? Tybalt wants to kill Romeo and Capulet wants Romeo to stay.
(Act 1 scene 5) For what reason do the young lovers separate? The Nurse walked in.
(Act 1 scene 5) How do Romeo and Juliet react when they learn each others true identities? Shocked.
(Act 1 scene 5) What do you think about the way these charcters behave after learning of each others identities? Thay are supprised and upset, but they still love each other.
(Act 2 scene 1) Provide a short summary of this scene. Romeo seperates from Benvolio and Mercutio by climbing a wall to see Juliet.
(Act 2 scene 2) What is the setting of this scene? The Capulet balcony, nightime (courtly love).
Define “soliloquy.” Uninterupted long speach that the audience is only able to hear. Example is Romeo’s first lines.
(Act 2 scene 2) List the images of light in Romeo’s opening speeches. Moon and sun, bright angel, heavens.
(Act 2 scene 2) Explain how Juliet’s “O romeo, Romeo!” speech introduces the theme of destiny vs. human responsibility/choice. Love can be bought.
(Act 2 scene 2) What are Romeo and Juliet planning for the following day? To marry.
(Act 2 scene 3) What does the Friar’s opening soliloquy tell us about who he is, what he believes and what he thinks about humans? Humans are like plants and can be good and bad. He knows a lot about mankind.
(Act 2 scene 3) What does the Friar think about the love of young men? Young mens love is in their eyes rather than their hearts.
(Act 2 scene 3) Romeo’s future “alliance” leaves the Friar with a feeling of hope. What does the Friar hope this “alliance” might do for them? It would end the family feud and bring the families together.
(Act 2 scene 4) Provide a short summary of this scene. Romeo and his frinds were in the courtyard making fun of the Nurse. Tybalt sent a letter challenging Romeo.
(Act 2 scene 5) Provide a short summary of this scene. The nurse delays telling Juliet what Romeo’s gameplay was.
(Act 2 scene 6) How is the tragic outcome of the marriage between Romeo and Juliet foreshadowed in this scene? Friar predicts that good outcomes end with violent ends.
(Act 2 scene 6) Explain how Romeo and Friar laurence feel differently about love. Romeo does not care that much about it and Friar says take yout time and love moderately.
(Act 2 scene 6) Describe the different ways Romeo and Juliet express their feeling for each other in the closing moments of this scene. Romeo and Juliet’s love has multiplied.
Romeo Loved Roseline in the beginning, but fell for juliet in the end of act 1.
Juliet young woman falls quickly for the son of her enemy
Mercutio delivers a long monologue about Queen Mab: Romeo’s friend
Benvolio Romeo’s cousin, who is a peace maker
Tybalt Juliet’s cousin who is quick tempered and likes to fight
Sampson and Gregory Capulet servants who bite their thumbs and start a fight
Nurse Attendant to Juliet, she has known Juliet since she was a baby
Paris wants to marry Juliet and asks her father for permission
Lord and Lady Capulet Juliet’s parents
Lord and Lady Montague Romeo’s parents
Friar lawrence Agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet to end the feud.
Plays setting Verona
Soliloquy Speech where character is talking alone on stage about internal thoughts.
Monologue Speech in which a character is addressing others on stage.
Star crossed lovers 2 people who are not meant to be together .
Aside A character briefly whispers to audience; other characters dont hear.
Simile A comparison using “like” or “as”.
Mood Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
Tone The author’s intended meaning.
Oxymoron Opposite words joined together to create an effect.
Pun Play on words, meant to have a double meaning and be funny.
Personification Giving sometihing inanimate human characteristics.
Dramatic irony When the audience knows what is happening, but characters do not.
Act Five main parts of the plot in a play.
Tragedy When the play has an unhappy ending; usually people die in the end.
Tragic hero the main character does something that leads to their downfall
Shakespearean sonnet a 14 line poem with a specific rhyme scheme; ababcdcdefefgg
Quatrain set of 4 lines in a poem
Couplet two lines that rhyme
Iambic pentameter the pattern of unstressed and stressed syllables (10) in a line of poetry
Foreshadowing Hints about things to come in the story.
Where was shakespeare born? Stratford-upon-Avon (near london).
In which theater did Shakespeare perform? The globe.
Which genres of literature did Shakespeare write? sonnets, plays
Who was the queen during Shakespeare’s time? Queen Elizabeth.
What was the name of the theater company that shakespeare worked for? The Lord Chamberlain’s Men
What role did gender play in Elizabethan theatre?
Prologue introductory remarks in a speech, play or literary work, introductory action
Soliloquy A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
Sonnet 14 line poem
Chorus A group of characters in Greek tragedy (and in later forms of drama), who comment on the action of a play without participation in it.
Climax Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Rhyme Scheme A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
Scene a division of an act into smaller parts
Stage Directions an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
Comic Relief A humorous scene or speech intended to lighten the mood
Foreshadowing A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
Complication an undesired problem that is the result of some other event
Character Foil A character that by contrast highlights or enhances the distinctive characteristics of another character
(Act 3 scene 1) What is ironic about Mercutio’s description of Benvolio at the beginning of the scene? He makes fun of Benvolio about quarling and starts to fight.
(Act 3 scene 1) Why does Romeo refuse to fight with Tybalt at first? What kind of irony is at work here? He had just married Juliet and Tybalt was Juliets cousin. Tybalt later killed Mercutio, and that is when Romeo wanted to defend his best friend. This is an example of a dramatic irony.
(Act 3 scene 1) How does Tybalt mortally wound Mercutio He stabbed him under Romeo’s arm as Romeo was trying to break up the fight.
(Act 3 scene 1) Even up to the point of his own death, Mercutio is himself. Agree or disagree. Explain. Agree. He uses puns in his last lines just like he would do any other normal day.
(Act 3 scene 1) How does Romeo get even for Mercutio’s death? Romeo runs after Tybalt as he is fleeing and later stabs and kills Tybalt.
(Act 3 scene 1) Having heard about the circumstances leading up to the recent deaths, the Prince gives Romeo a sentence. What is it? Romeo is to leave Verona and to never come back (he is banished).
(Act 3 scene 1) What does Romeo mean by, “I am fortune’s foe!”? He is saying that he is so unlucky.
(Act 3 scene 1) What point in this scene would you choose as the turning point (or climax) in the play? Why? Tybalt walked in the room and ruined the peace between Romeo and Mercutio trying to enjoy a drink.
(Act 3 scene 2) Why does Shakespeare not have the Nurse tell Juliet about what has happened outright? Shakespeare uses this to build suspense.
(Act 3 scene 2) Describe Juliet’s responce to Tybalt’s death and Romeo’s banishment She is very sad and upset about her cousin’s death yet very defensive of Romeo’s actions.
(Act 3 scene 3) Provide a short summary of this scene. Romeo learns he is banished from the Friar. He see’s Juliet tonight, and has to leave in the morning to Mantua. Friar reasures that he will go back to Verona.
(Act 3 scene 4) What does Capulet decide for Juliet? What does this say about the control Juliet has over her own life? Capulet wants Juliet to get married to Paris. This shows that Juliet does not have that much control with her decisions and what she can and can’t do.
(Act 3 scene 4) Juliet should have told her parents the truth instead of deceiving them. Agree or disagree. Juliet should not tell her parents because if her parents know about her and Romeo, she would be in extreme trouble.
(Act 3 scene 5) Wjy does Lady Capulet think Juliet is crying? Why is she really crying? Lady Capulet think Juliet is crying over her cousin Tybalt’s death, but she really weeps about Romeo.
(Act 3 scene 5) How does Juliet react to her parents’ plan very angry and unhappy
(Act 3 scene 5) What is the Nurses advice to Juliet? Why do you think she gives her this advice? The nurse says that she should get married to Paris. The Nurse says this because if Juliet does not get married to Paris, then she will be thrown out on the streets of Verona. She then suggests that Paris may be a better option.
(Act 3 scene 5) How does Juliet get Nurse out of her room at the end of this scene? What is he going to do now? She is going to confess her sins to the Friar
(Act 4 scene 1) In what dilemma does Friar Laurence find himselft in at the begging of Act 4? He has already married Juliet to Romeo.
(Act 4 scene 1) Compare and contrast how Juliet and Romeo act during their metting with the Friar. They are both very hysterical, but when they leave, they are not suicidal.
(Act 4 scene 1) Summarize: What is the Friars potion solution? An erb that will make Juliet seem dead in every aspect but she is really alive, she needs to agree to the marrigae, (the potion will last 42 hours)
(Act 4 scene 2) How does the moving up of the wedding date affect the plot and audience? It complicates the plan of Juliet drinking the potion becasue the Friar does not know that the wedding has been moved up.
(Act 4 scene 3) Why did shakespeare add this scene between the drinking of the potion and the discovery of Juliet’s “death”? To build up curiosity and question the audience as to what was going to happen to Juliet; also to show her feelings and emotions.
(Act 4 scene 3) List the fears Juliet expresses in her soliloquy and how she deals with each fear. She is scared that the friar poisoned the potion, she is scared to marry Paris, she is concerned if it won’t work. She tries to talk herself out of the fears.
(Act 4 scene 5) Provide a short summary of this scene Lord Capulet sends the Nurse to wake up Juliet
(Act 4 scene 5) Describe how the nurse reacts when she discovers Juliets’s body shocked
(Act 4 scene 5) What do the reactions of the following characters reveal about how they feel about Juliet: Capulet, Lady Capulet, and the Nurse Lady Capulet said she would have rather died, Capulet is worried that would not marry Paris, The Nurse is sad because Juliet meant a lot to her.
(Act 4 scene 5) What poetic devices does Capulet use around lines 28-29 and lines 38-39 and what effect do they have? Personification, death is not a person
(Act 5 scene 1) What is ironic about Romeo’s soliloquy in light of the news he soon hears. He dreams one thing and the opposite happens
(Act 5 scene 1) What plans does Romeo make when he learns Juliet is dead? He plans to get drugs from the apothacary and take it to Juliets grave to kill himself.
(Act 5 scene 1) What does Romeo mean by “Then I defy you stars!” Fait doesn’t control him, he can make his fortune.
(Act 5 scene 1) How is the apothecary a foil to Friar Laurence? The apothecary sells the drugs to make money when the Friar sells drugs mainly to help people.
(Act 5 scene 2) How does Scene 2 connect back to the prologue? There is a misadventure because surcumstances prevent these 2 to be together
(Act 5 scene 2) What fears motivate Friar Laurence to go to Juliet’s tomb? The Friar is scared that Juliet might kill herself
(Act 5 scene 3) Describe Romeo’s state of mind at the beginning of this scene Angry, determined, and depressed
(Act 5 scene 3) What motivates Paris to challenge Romeo. Paris is still frustrated because Romeo had killed Tybalt who was Juliets cousin.
(Act 5 scene 3) What/who does Friar Laurence blame for the deaths of Paris and Romeo? He is blaming fate for the deaths. He also hints that it could be partially his fault.
(Act 5 scene 3) Justify, from Juliet’s POV, what Juliet does when she wakes up in the tomb. Her Fiance and cousin are lying dead next to her and when she see’s Romeo, she grabbs a dagger and stabs herself.
(Act 5 scene 3) How are Romeo and Juliet examples of tragic heroes by the end of the play (refer back to your definition of tragic hero)? What is their tragic flaw? Explain. They are both impulsive and rash. Their families not like each other is a tragic flaw.
(Act 5 scene 3) How do the prince’s closing remarks seem similar to the speech by the Chorus at the beginning of the play? The chorus says that there would be peace, but with peace, there would be violence.

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