Act 1 Romeo and Juliet

The lines of the prologue rhyme because it is meant to be sung by a chorus. What is the purpose of the prologue? to foreshadow what is to come
What small gesture starts the street brawl? What new law does Prince Escalus of Verona enact after that fight? one guy bites his thumb at the other guy, If you fight again I will kill you, “
Waht is causing Romeo such distress? Rasaline broke up with him
In scene II, Paris ask Lord Capulet for permission to marry Juliet. What does Lord Capulet say will be the deciding factor? if she will marry him
What is the servent’s probem? How is this solved? What happens as a result? He can’t readRomeo reads for himRomeo gets invited to the party
Why does Benvolio suggest that Romeo attend the Capulets’ banquet? get his mind off Rosaline
What is Juliet’s response when her mother suggests she consider marriage? I’m young
What is Tybalt’s reaction when he recognizes Romeo at the party? How does Lord Capulet respond to Romeo’s presence? he wants to kill himhe says to leave him be
What does this incident tell you about the characters of Tybalt and Lord Capulet? Tybalt – rashCapulet – graceful
After their parting, Romeo and Juliet make a discovery that establishes the conflict in the paly. What do Romeo and Juliet discover about each other. they love each other and they are from families that hate each other
Why is Romeo hesitant to leave the Capulet estate? he doesn’t want to leave Juliet he loves her
Of Mercutio, Romeo says ” He jests at scars that never felt a wound.” To what “jests” is he referring? What are the “scars?” Mercutio never knew how Romeo felt
A solilquy is monologue when a character speaks alone on stage, often revealing his thoughts only to the audience, not to other characters. Read Romeo’s soliloquy in scene II, lines 2-26 (“But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?…”) To waht objects does Romeo compare Juliet in this passage? the sun
Summarize Juliet’s lines. she is sad because Romeo is a Montague
Waht is Romeo’s response to Juliet’s confession of love? I’ll change my name if you want me too
What is the reason for Juleit’s sudden change of heart? she palys hard to get
Romeo opposes Juliet’s suggestion to just say good night. Juliet asks, “What satisfaction canst thou have tonight?” Romeo says “The exchange of thy love’s faithful now for mine.” Do you think her choice was wise? Why or why not? she agrees
Juliet comes out on the balcony a second time to speak with Romeo. What idea has Juliet come up with? Consider Proverbs 12:15, Prvoerbs 24:6, and Prvoerbs 29:20. Again, do you think it is wise? Expain. we can get marriednothey have only known each other for a couple of hours
In the beginging of scene III Friar Laurencce has a long soliloquay about the power of medicine. He says “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied.” The saying “too much of a good thing” is similar to what the Friar has said. Give three examples of how too much of a good thing can cause harm. How might the friar’s statements relate t the developing situation between Romeo and Juliet? candy but a good thing but if you have to much you can gain wieght or have health problemsanimals can be a good thing but if you have too much you can hav too many expensesmoney is a good thing but if you have too much you become greedythey loved each other too much with could result in their deaths
Why does the friar agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? to reunite the Capulets and Montagues
When the nurse returns to Juliet, how does she respond to Juliet’s inquiries about Romeo? What effect does this have on Juliet? she says wait I am out of breathshe gets mad

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