Act 4 & 5 Romeo and Juliet

who says lines 6-15: “Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt’s death, and therefore have I little talk’d of love, for Venus smiles not in a house of tears. Now, sir, her father counts it dangerous that she do give her sorrow so much sway; and in his wisdom hastes our marriage to stop the inundation of her tears, which too much minded by herself alone may be put from her by society. Now do you know the reason of this haste.” and what figurative language? Paris (to Friar Lawrence); allusion
who says lines 50-55: “Tell me not, Friar, that thou hearest of this, unless thou tell me how I may prevent it. If in they wisdom thou canst give no help, do thou but call my resolution wise, and with this knife I’ll help it presently. God join’d my heart and Romeo’s, thou our hands.” Juliet (to Friar Lawrence); Juliet threatens to kill herself
who says lines 68-76: “Hold, daughter, I do spy a kind of hope, which craves as desperate an execution as that is desperate which we would prevent. If, rather than to marry County Paris, thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself, then it is likely thou wilt undertake a thing like death to chide away this shame, that cop’st with Death himself to scape from it; and if thou dar’st, I’ll give thee remedy.” Friar Lawrence (to Juliet); it is Friar’s plan
who says lines 80-85: “Where serpents are; chain me with roaring bears, or hide me nightly in a charnel-house, o’ercover’d quite with dead men’s rattling bones, with reeky shanks and yellow chapless skulls; or bid me go into a new-made grave, and hide me with a dead man in his shroud-“ Juliet (to Friar Lawrence); plays the I would rather game
what is the charnel-house? a place where they throw bones
who says lines 90-94: “Hold then, go home, be merry, give consent to marry Paris. Wednesday is tomorrow; tomorrow night look that thou lie alone, let not the Nurse lie with thee in thy chamber. Take thou this vial, being then in bed, and this distilling liquor drink thou off.” Friar Lawrence (to Juliet); talks about giving her the potion
how long will Juliet stay “dead” for? 42 hours
who says lines 109-120: “Then as the manner of our country is, in thy best robes, uncover’d on the bier, thou shall be borne to that same ancient vault where all the kindred of the Capulets lie. In the mean time, against thou shalt awake, shall Romeo by my letters know our drift, and hither shall he come, and he and I will watch thy waking, and that very night shall Romeo bear thee hence to Mantua. And this shall free thee from this present shame, if no inconstant toy, nor womanish fear, abate thy valour in the acting it.” Friar Lawrence (to Juliet); explains Friar’s plan
who says lines 17-21: “Where I have learnt me to repent the sin of disobedient opposition to you and your behests, and am enjoin’d by holy Lawrence to fall prostrate here to beg your pardon.” Juliet (to Capulet); asks her father for forgiveness
who says lines 39-47: “Tush, I will stir about, and all things shall be well, I warrant thee, wife: go thou to Juliet, help to deck up her; I’ll not to bed tonight; let me alone, I’ll play the huswife for this once. What ho! They are all forth. Well, I will wake myself to County Paris, to prepare up him against tomorrow. My heart is wondrous light, since this same wayward girl is so reclaim’d.” Capulet (to Lady Capulet); talks about preparing Paris for the wedding
who says lines 21-27: “What if this mixture do not work at all? Shall I be married then tomorrow morning? No, no, this shall forbid it; lie thou there. What if it be a poison which the Friar subtly hath minister’d to have me dead, lest in this marriage he should be dishonour’d, because he married me before to Romeo?” Juliet (soliloquy); plays the what if game, her backup plan is to stab herself with her dagger
what figurative language is present in scene 4? dramatic irony
who says line 25-29: “Hah, let me see her. Out alas, she’s cold, her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff: life and these lips have long been separated; Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” and what figurative language? Capulet; simile
who says lines 34-37: “Ready to go, but never to return.- O son, the night before thy wedding day hath Death lain with thy wife. There she lies, flower as we was, deflowered by him.” and what figurative language? Capulet (to Paris); apostrophe; personification (death)
who says lines 49-54: “O woe! O woeful, woeful, woeful day! Most lamentable day, most woeful day that ever, ever, I did yet behold! O day, O day, O day, O hateful day! Never was seen so black a day as this. O woeful day, O woeful day!” and what figurative language? the Nurse; apostrophe
who says lines 65-74: “Peace ho, for shame! Confusion’s cure lives not in these confusions. Heaven and yourself had part in this fair maid, no heaven hath all, and all the better is it for the maid: your part in her you could not keep from death, but heaven keeps his part in eternal life. The most you sought was her promotion, for ’twas your heaven she should be advanc’d, and weep ye now, seeing she is advanc’d above the clouds, as high as heaven itself?” Friar Lawrence (to Capulet); asks him why they are sad, Juliet’s in a better place now even above royalty
who says lines 91-95: “Sir, go you in, and, madam, go with him, and go, Sir Paris. Everyone prepare to follow this fair corse unto her grave. The heavens do low’r upon you for some ill; Move them no more by crossing their high will.” Friar Lawrence (to Capulets); heavens are frowning (personification)
who says lines 1-16: “If I may trust the flattering truth of sleep, my dreams presage some joyful news at hand. My bosom’s lord sits lightly in his throne, and all this day an unaccustom’d spirit lifts me above the ground with cheerful thoughts. I dreamt my lady came and found me dead ( Strange dream that gives a dead man leave to think! ), and breath’d such life with kisses in my lips that I reviv’d and was an emperor. Ah me, how sweet is love itself possess’d, when but love’s shadows are so rich in joy! New from Verona! How now, Balthasar? Dost thou not bring me letters from the Friar? How doth my lady! Is my father well? How doth my Juliet? That I ask again, for nothing can be ill if she be well.” and what figurative language? Romeo (soliloquy at first; then to Balthasar); foreshadowing
who says lines 24-26: “Is it e’en so? then I defy you, stars! Thou knowest my lodging, get me ink and paper, and hire post-horses; I will hence tonight.” Romeo (to Balthasar); shouts a curse
what does Apothecary say about the poison? it could kill 20 men
what does dispatch mean? kill
who says lines 80-84: “There is thy gold, worse poison to men’s souls, doing more murder in this loathsome world, than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell. I sell thee poison, thou hast sold me none. Farewell, buy food, and get thyself in flesh.” Romeo (to Apothecary); the poison is an opportunity to be with Juliet, the money is poison
who says lines 5-12: “Going to find a barefoot brother out, one of our order, to associate me, here in this city visiting the sick, and finding him, the searchers of the town, suspecting that we both were in a house where the infectious pestilence did reign, seal’d up the doors, and would not let us forth, so that my speed to Mantua there was stay’d.” Friar John (to Friar Lawrence)
what is the infectious pestilence? the plague
who says lines 17-22: “Unhappy fortune! By my brotherhood, the letter was not nice but full of charge, of dear import, and the neglecting it may do much danger. Friar John, go hence, get me an iron crow and bring it straight unto my cell.” Friar Lawrence (to Friar John); tries to break into the coffin b/c Romeo isn’t coming
who says lines 22-27: “Give me that mattock and the wrenching iron. Hold, take this letter; early in the morning see thou deliver it to my lord and father. Give me light. Upon thy life I charge thee, what e’er thou hear’st or seest, stand all aloof, and do not interrupt me in my course.” Romeo (to Balthasar)
in line 31: “A precious ring, a ring that I must use in dear employment; therefore hence, be gone.” what does the ring symbolize? Romeo (to Balthasar); forgiveness
who says lines 45-48: “Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death, gorg’d with the dearest morsel of the earth, thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open, and in despite I’ll cram thee with more food.” and what figurative language? Romeo (soliloquy before Paris comes); forcing himself into the tomb; Earth is Personified
who says lines 59-53: “This is that banish’d haughty Montague, that murder’d my love’s cousin, with which grief it is supposed the fair creature died, and here is come to do some villainous shame to the dead bodies. I will apprehend him.” Paris (about Romeo); calls Romeo a villain
who says lines 62-66: “Put not another sin upon my head, by urging me to fury: O be gone! By heaven, I love thee better than myself, for I come hither arm’d against myself, stay not, be gone; live, and hereafter say, a madman’s mercy bid thee run away.” Romeo (to Paris)
who says lines 91-96: “Call this a light’ning? O my love, my wife, Death, that hath suck’d the honey of thy breath, hath had no power yet upon thy beauty: thou art not conquer’d, beauty’s ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s pale flag is not advanced there.” and what figurative language? Romeo (soliloquy); dramatic irony; Juliet is still pretty even while she’s dead (even though she is waking up but Romeo doesn’t know that)
who says lines 108-120: “Depart again. Here, here will I remain with worms that are thy chambermaids; O here will I set up my everlasting rest, and shake the yoke of inauspicious stars from this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O you the doors of breath, seal with righteous kiss a dateless bargain to engrossing Death! Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavoury guide! Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here’s to my love! O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.” Romeo (soliloquy); catastrophe, Romeo drinks the poison and dies
what is the second catastrophe? when Juliet stabs herself with Romeo’s dagger
who says lines 160-171: “Go get thee hence, for I will not away. What’s here? a cup clos’d in my true love’s hand? Poison I see hath been his timeless end. O churl, drunk all, and left no friendly drop to help me after? I will kiss thy lips, haply some poison yet doth hang on them, to make me die with a restorative. Thy lips are warm. Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O happy dagger, This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die.” Juliet (soliloquy); she stabs herself and dies
who says lines 210-212: “Alas, my liege, my wife is dead tonight; grief of my son’s exile hath stopp’d her breath. What further woe conspires against mine age?” Montague (to Prince); Lady Montague has died from grief
who says lines 264-269: “But as it seems, did violence on herself. All this I know, and to the marriage her nurse is privy; and if aught in this miscarried by my fault, let my old life be sacrific’d, some hour before his time, unto the rigour of severest law.” Friar Lawrence (to everyone); explains what happened
who says lines 272-277: “I brought my master news of Juliet’s death, and then in post he came from Mantua to this same place, to this same monument. This letter he early bid me give his father, and threaten’d me with death, going in the vault, if I departed not and left him there.” Balthasar (to Prince)
who says lines 286-290: “This letter doth make good the Friar’s words, their course of love, the tidings of her death; and here he writes that he did buy a poison of a poor pothecary, and therewithal came to this vault to die, and lie with Juliet. Where be these enimes? Capulet, Montague?” The Prince (to Capulets and Montagues)
who says lines 298-303: “But I can give thee more, for I will raise her statue in pure gold, that whiles Verona by that name is known, there shall no figure at such rate be set as that of true and faithful Juliet.” Montague (to everyone else); denouement is said by Montague
who says lines 305-310: “A glooming peace this morning with it brings, the sun for sorrow will not show his head. Go hence to have more talk of these sad things; some shall be pardon’d, and some punished: for never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” the Prince (to everyone)

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