Act 5 Romeo and Juliet

In what scene did Juliet die? Scene 3
Who died first in scene 3? Paris
How did Paris die? Romeo stabbed him (sword)
Why did Juliet kiss Romeo? So she could try and get some of the poison on his lips and die too
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? That Juliet is dead
How did Romeo die? Poison
Why is Paris at Juliet’s tomb? To honer her memory with flowers, perfume, and tears
What does Friar Laurence find when he enters the tomb? Romeo’s dead body, Juliet waking from her potion, and Paris’s dead body
Why doesn’t Friar Laurence stay in the tomb with Juliet after she awakens? Afraid of being caught
When Montague first arrives on the scene, what does he tell those gathered? Lady Montague died that night
How many people died in the whole play? 6
Why does Lady Montague die? Grief over Romeo’s banishment
What is the time span in which all of the characters die? 4 days
What is the time span of Romeo and Juliet? 5 days
How does Juliet kill herself? With Romeo’s dagger
By family, list the people who have died in the play. Montagues: Romeo, Lady MontagueCapulets: Juliet, TybaltPrince: Paris, Mercutio
What does the Prince mean when he says, “All are punished.”? Every family involved in this feud has lost their family memeber
Who tells the story of the events to the Prince? Friar Lawrence
How is Friar John prevented from going to Mantua to deliver Friar Laurence’s letter? Friar John went back because he was looking for a friend but was instead quarantined because they didn’t know if he had the plague or not
Why does Romeo go to the apothecary? To get poison to kill himself
Scene 1 opens with Romeo recalling a dream that he had. What was it? Juliet found him dead, kissed him, and he became an emperor
Why does the apothecary hesitate to sell Romeo poison? It’s against the law and punishable by death
What does Romeo mean when he says, “Then I defy you, stars!”? That he is going to take his life into his own hands, instead of letting fate control him
What does Romeo’s dream lead him to believe? That some type of joyful news is on it’s way
What literary device does Romeo’s dream display, why? Irony, because he is actually about to receive horrible news from his servant that Juliet is “dead”
What does Romeo order Balthasar to do after hearing about Juliet? To get him ink, paper, and hire post horses
What is Paris’ page’s job? To stand aloof, keep watch, and whistle if he hears someone approaching.
Why do the people believe Juliet died? Out of grief for her cousin Tybalt
What does Paris think Romeo is in the tomb to do? Harm the dead bodies (Juliet and/or Tybalt)
What is Paris’ dying wish? To be lain in the tomb with Juliet
How long does Balthasar report to Friar Lawrence that Romeo has been in the tomb? Full half an hour (a good 30 minutes)
T or F: when Juliet awakens, she does not recognize where she is and asks the Friar what has happened False: she knows exactly where she is and asks the Friar for Romeo
Who has brought the watchmen to the tomb? Paris’ page, who went to get them after he watched his master die under Romeo’s sword
Why do the watchmen find these Friar Lawrence and Balthasar suspicious? They are carrying tools that could be used to open the grave
What kinsmen did the Prince lose? Mercutio and Paris

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