Act 4 and 5 Test: Romeo and Juliet

Whom does Juliet meet at Friar Lawrence’s cell? What is he doing there? Paris. talking to Friar about Juliet and the marriage.
What is the meaning of Friar Lawrence’s aside in line 16? He knows why Juliet is pushing the wedding off. He wishes he didn’t know about Romeo and Juliet.
What do lines 55-59 mean? Juliet wants to be with Romeo, she will kill herself o she can’t marry Paris.
In which lines does Juliet utter words that can be taken as an accusation of Friar Lawrence for his failure to help more? Lines 61-65
List the 8 steps in Friar Lawrence’s plan 1. consent to parry Paris2.arrange to be alone the next night3.drink potion4.she’ll appear dead for 42 hours.5.she is placed in the family vault.6.Friar sends letter to Romeo7.Friar and Romeo will be there when she wakes8. go to Mantua
What promise does Juliet make to her father? that he will always rule her and she will obey him
Explain Capulet;s reaction to Juliet’s behavior he’s happy and changed the wedding from Thursday to Wednesday
What does he offer to do that he wouldn’t usually in order to get ready for Juliet’s wedding? go to the church (tomorrow). stay up all night and will take care of all the kitchen duties and prepare everything.
what request does Juliet make of the Nurse and her mother? What excuses does she give? to leave her alone for the night. She wants to pray.
Why does Juliet take a dagger to bed with her? in case the poison doesnt work
Juliet has some doubts about using the mixture in the vial. What is her fear about Friar Lawrence? he may be trying to kill her. give her actual poison.
Juliet also fears what might happen if she wakes before Romeo arrives. What 3 possibilities does she mention? 1.the poor air- strangles her2.goes mad-sights of ghost3.cause her to bash out her brains
What are Lady Capulet, the Nurse, Capulet, and the servants doing as the scene opens? preparing for the wedding feast
What mood are they in? frantic, happy, festive
Why doesn’t the Nurse discover that Juliet is dead until line 14? she is behind a curtain and looks like she is sleeping
In lines 65-74, Friar Lawrence scolds Juliet’s family for something. What is it and what reason does he give? mourning too much for her. she is in a better place.
What is ironic about lines 75-76? she really isnt dead. using the word “well”
The Capulets were ready to have a wedding feast. How will the preparations for the feast be changed by Juliet’s death? everything will be changed to appear at Juliet’s funeral
Why does peter threaten the musicians? he wants them to play a certain song. and if they won’t he won;t pay them and will call them names
what did romeo dream and why is it ironic? that Juliet came and found him dead and revived him by kissing him. Juliet finds him dead.
What does Romeo expect from Verona? the letters from Friar about Juliet
What news does he receive? Juliet is dead
What does Romeo mean in line 34? he will kill himself in order to be with Juliet
Why does Romeo think he can bribe the Apothecary to break the law of Mantua? he is poor and starving
For what kind of poison does Romeo ask the Apothecary? violent and fast acting
What problems arise in Friar Lawrence’s plan? there was a plague and everyone had to stay in their home.Friar’s message wasn’t delivered due to PlagueJuliet will awake in 3 hours. and he will take her back to his cell
Why does Paris come to Juliet’s tomb? to lay flowers on the tomb
Why does Paris think Romeo has come to Juliet’s tomb? to be destructive
What is Paris’ last request and what effect does it have on Romeo? to kill him. Romeo wants to and it doesn’t bother him. Paris is killed and wants to be buried with Juliet. Romeo is losing it and going crazy.
What does ROmeo notice about Juliet’s appearance? Why does she look this way? SHe isn’t pale and still has her beauty. because she really is alive (but believes she is dead)
Why does the Friar run away, leaving Juliet behind? Juliet wants to kill herself
How does Juliet’s react to finding Romeo dead? How are her last actions typical of her? She wants to kill herself. She wants to kiss him- maybe he will have some poison left on his lips. She stabs herself to death.
What does the Prince mean when he says “all are punished?” What does the Prince see as his own mistake? they didn’t do enough- both families and the prince. responsible for all of those deaths.
What good has come from the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? the feud has ended
What do old Capulet and Montague swear to do? make statues of each other’s kids
In a tragedy like Romeo and Juliet bad timing lift threatening. Identify several examples of bad timing from Act 5 that have helped to bring about the tragic end of our hero and heroine. -if romeo was more delayed, Juliet would’ve been alive-the plague-balthasar telling Romeo that Juliet is dead-the letter couldn’t be delieverd
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy with a tragic ending and not a romantic comedy, where everything would typically turn out happily. In a brief paragraph, elaborate on the idea about and explain why this play may not end “happily ever after.”
“be not so long to speak; I long to die, If what thou speak’st speak not of remedy” Juliet is telling the Friar to not wait long to speak. She wants to die if what the Friar says isn’t another solution.
“Now when the bridegroom in the morning comes To rouse thee from thy bed, thou art thou dead.” Friar Lawrence is telling Juliet that when the bridegroom comes to get her out on Thursday morning, she’ll appear dead.
“Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins…” Juliet is telling Lady Capulet good-bye. She says that only God knows when they will meet again. She says that there is a slight cold cutting through her veins.
“Death is my son-in-law, Death his my heir; My daughter he hath wedded. I will died And leave him all.” Capulet is telling Friar Lawrence that death is his son-in-law and that death is his heir. He thinks that his daughter married death. He will die and leave death everything.
“her body sleeps in Capel’s monument, And her immortal part with angels lives.” Balthasar is telling Romeo that juliet’s body is sleeping in the Capulet tomb, and that her immortal soul lives with the angels in heaven, that Juliet is dead.
“My poverty, but not my will, consents.” Apothecary is telling Romeo that he agrees because he is poor, not because he wants to sell it to him.
“Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.” Romeo is telling Paris that death has sucked the honey from Paris’ breath, but it has not yet ruined the beauty. Juliet still looks alive because she isn’t really dead.
“Poison, I see, hath been his timeless end. O Churl! Drunk all, and left no friendly drop To help me after!” Juliet is telling Friar Lawrence that she nows the poison has caused his death. She thinks it is rude. HE drank it all, and didn’t leave any for her to help her afterward.
“see what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to kills your joys with love…” The prince is telling Page about what great evil results from the Capulets and Montague’s hate. He says that heaven has figured out how kill their joys with love.

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