Act 2 Romeo and Juliet

what is personified in the opening lines of the prologue? romeo’s love for rosaline is gone and his love for Juliet has appeared
in the prologue (lines 9-12) what problem does the chorus foresee for Romeo and Juliet? it will be hard because they are enemies they will meet in secret
who do benvolio and mercutio think romeo is in love with? this is an example of what type of irony? rosalinedramatic irony
both benvolio and mercutio make comments about what kind of love? being in love with the way someone looks
why does romeo compare juliet to the sun? she brings light to his darkness
why does romeo want the sun to kill the envious moon? he doesn’t want her to be a virgin
why is the moon (diana) envious? envious of her beauty
why does he compare Juliet’s eyes to the stars? she is the light of his life
why is this comparison to stars another example of foreshadowing? they are going to be in the sky together- death
look at lines 25-32. juliet is still unaware that Romeo is nearby. Paraphrase these lines. being an angel
read lines 38-48. paraphrase 43-47. what is juliet attitude toward the feud that has separated the 2 families? you change your name or I change mine all that matters is that we are together
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? I’m in love and nothing can keep love out
why is Juliet embarrassed? how does her attitude change? what is she worried about? he heard everything she saidworries about moving to fast and afraid he won’t love her
why does Juliet object to Romeo’s swearing on the moon? he doesn’t want him to say he will love her like the moon because the moon changes and she wants their love to be constant
what are juliet’s fears? moving to fast
juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? to find out when they will get married
describe Juliet’s personality impatient
Sleep well upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast! Would I were sleep and peace, so sweet to rest! rhyming couplet
malapropism a word that is used incorrectly in a sentence and usually implies that the person using the word is trying to impress someone with their knowledge of the word but fails
Now old desire doth in his death bed lie, and young affection gaped to be his heir Choruspersonification
And she steal love’s sweet bait from fearful hooks metaphor chorus
Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word Mythological Allusionmercutio
Young Abraham cupid, he that shot so true Mythological allusionmercutio
By her fine foot, straight leg, and quivering thigh, and the demesnes that there adjacent lie, that in thy likeness thou appear to us! sexual innuendo mercutio
my invocation is fair and honest; in his mistress’ name, I conjure only but to raise up him mercutio
To seek him here means not to be found He jests at scars that never felt a wound near or approximate rhyme rhyming couplet benvolio and romeo
It is the East, and Juliet is the sun! metaphor romeo
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon romeopersonification
the brightness of her cheek would shame those stars as daylight doth a lamp; her eyes in heaven romeosimile
O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny they father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, and I’ll no longer be a Capulet Juliet
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. So Romeo would, where he not Romeo called julietsimile
I am no pilot; yet, wert thou as far as that vast shore washed with the farthest sea I should adventure for such merchandise romeonautical imagery
I’ll frown and be preverse and say thee nay, so thou wilt woo; but else, not for the world. In truth, fair montague, I am too fond, and therefore thou mayst think my havior light; but trust me, gentleman, I’ll prove more true than those that have more cunning to be strange Juliet
I have no joy of this contact tonight. It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; too like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say it lightens hyperbolejuliet
This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, may prove a beauteous flower when next we meet. Good night, good night! As sweet repose and rest come to thy heart as that within my breast! juliet metaphor
O, wilt thou leave me so unsatisfied? Romeo
What satisfaction canst thou have tonight? Juliet
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite hyperbole juliet
I am afeard, being in night, all this is but a dream romeo
If that thy bent of love be honorable. Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow, by one that I’ll procure to come to thee, where and what time thou wilt perform the rite; and all my fortunes at thy foot I’ll lay and follow thee my lord throughout the world Juliet
Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; but love from love, toward school with heavy looks. romeo personification
How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night, like softest music to attending ears! simileromeo
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow julietoxymoron
the gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, check’ring the eastern clouds with streaks of light friarpersonification
O, mickle is the powerful grace that lies in plants, herbs, stones, and their true qualities; for naught so vile that on the earth and doth live but to earth some special good doth give; nor aught so good but, strained from that fair use revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, and vice sometime by action dignified friar part of solioloquy
Two such opposed kings encamp them still in man as well as herbs- grace and rude will; and where the worser is predominant, full soon the canker death eats up that plant friarnow monologue
Good pardon sin! Wast thou with Rosaline? friar
Then plainly know my heart’s dear love is set on the fair daughter of rich Capulet romeo
Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts but in their eyes friar
what a deal of brine hath washed thy sallow cheeks for rosaline friar
thou chidst me oft for loving Rosaline romeo
For doting, not for loving, pupil mine friar
and badst me bury love romeo
Not in a grave to lay one in, another out to have friardeath imageryforeshadowing
for this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households’ rancor to pure love near/approximate rhymefriar
wisely and slowly. They stumble that run fast. friarforeshadowing
Why, that same pale hardhearted wench, that Rosaline, torments him so that he will sure run mad Mercutiodramatic irony
Romeo will answer itAny man that can write may answer a letterNay, he will answer the letter’s master, how he dares, being dared. punbenvoliomercutiobenvolio
Prince of cats mercutioepithet
Good morrow to you both. What counterfeit did I give you? The slip, sir, the slip. Can you not conceive? punRomeomercutio
O single-soled jest, solely singular for the single-ness Romeopun
Good peter, to hide her face; for her fan’s the fairer face mercutio
If you be he, sir, I desire some confidence with you.She well endite him to some supper. malapropnursebenvolio
A gentleman, nurse, that loves to hear himself talk and will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month romeo describing mercutio
scurvy knave nurse epithet
bid her devise some means to come to shrift this afternoon; and there she shall at Friar Lawrence’ cell be shrived and married, here is for thy pains romeo(act like she is going to confession)
two may keep counsel, putting one away nurse(2 can keep a secret if one of them is dead)
The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse; in half an hour she promised to return Juliet
Of this day’s journey, and from nine till twelve is three long hours; yet she is not come. Had she affections and warm youthful blood, she would be as swift in motion as a ball: my words would bandy her to my sweet love. julietsimile
But old folks, many reign as they were dead- unwieldy, slow, heavy and pale as lead juliet
I am aweary, give me leave awhile. Fie, how my bones ache! What a jaunce have I! nurse
Beshrew your heart for sending me about to catch my death with jauncing up and down! nurse
Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’ cell; there stays a husband to make you a wife nurse
But you shall bear the burden soon at night nurse
Then love-devouring death do what he dare- it is enough I may but call her mine romeodeath imageryforeshadowing
these violent delights have violent ends friar foreshadowing
therefore love moderately: long love doth so: too swift arrives as tardy as too slow friarforeshadowing
Till holy church incorporate 2 in one friar (don’t see them get married)
conjure make appear
idolatry worship of idols or extreme love for someone
consorted associate with someone usually with disapproval of others
invocation calling upon a spirit for aid
perjury false testimony under oath
procure to obtain
variable to change
chide scold
Friar Lawrence is introduced in a length soliloquy in which he philosophies about nature and about mankind. Paraphrase his speech we don’t need anything but nature and it can give us good things but if you use it the wrong way it can be harmful
When friar lawrence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? he either couldn’t sleep or didn’t go to sleep
what can we infer about Romeo’s and Friar’s relationship? they tell each other everything
what does Romeo tell friar and what does he want from him? he says he has forgotten who Rosaline even is and that he loves juliet and wants him to marry them
what does friar mean when he says “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes”? that was the problem with Rosaline he was in love with her looks
what reason does friar give for agreeing to marry Romeo and Juliet? that he hopes it will end the feud
what advice does Friar give to romeo take your time and think about this
By holy marriage. When and where and how we met, we wooed and made exchange of vow. rhyming couplet
shrift and shrive to confess
What has tybalt sent Romeo? Who do Romeo’s friends believe Romeo is in love with? A challenge and Rosaline
According to Mercutio what kind of man is tybalt? Prince of cats (epithet)
Explain the pun lines 41-47 The slip was a counterfeit coin… A counterfeit slip
Lines 82-86. How does mercutio feel about Roneos mood? He likes it because he is more like himself now
Describe the personality of Mercutio Bipolar, practicalJoker, talks a lot
What malaprops does the nurse use? Confidence-conference Ropery-rougerySentious-sentence
What malaprop does benvolio use? Endite-invite
How are Romeos lines a good description of Mercutio? Because Mercutio talks a lot and it’s exactly like him
What message does Romeo urge the nurse to give the Juliet? What favor does he ask to the nurse? That the will Marty that afternoon and in order to get married she must pretend to go to confession To bring him s ladder for his wedding night
Juliet is very impatient to hear news from Romeo. What image does she use in her soliloquy to express this? She wishes her nurse was as fast as a rolling ball
How long is the nurse actually gone for? Over 3 hours
Why does the nurse keep putting Juliet off? She wants to annoy her
Why does the nurse agree to help Juliet marry Romeo? She thinks it might end the feud
What literary device are the Friars wire in 9-11? Foreshadowing
How does act 2 end? Walking out to get married
How soon after they meet do they get married? Not even 24 hours
What does friar mean when he says “therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? Take your time and get to know that your way will last

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