Act II Romeo and Juliet (Thomas)

Explain the dramatic irony in this scene (II, i) We know Romeo is looking for Juliet but Romeo’s friends think he is mourning over Rosaline
Fill in the blanks in this paraphrase of Romeo’s silioquy (lines 1-32)”Shh! What _____ is at the ______? ______ shines through the window like the ___ rises in the ____. Arise, beautiful sun (Juliet) and replace the ____ who is jealous because you, her maid (Diana- Virgin moon goddess) are ________ than she. Don’t be a ____ since the moon is _______ of you. Her innocence is sickly, and only a ____ would keep it.Oh! It’s Juliet! I wish she knew that I ____ her. She speaks, but says _______. How strange. She speaks with her eyes. I’ll ______ her. No, I’d better not since she isn’t ________ __ __.Two of the ________ _____in Heaven have asked her ____ to twinkle for them while they take of some ________. If her eyes were there, her ______ would make the stars seem dull just as ________ outshines a lamp. Her eyes would shine so _______ that the _____ would think it were ___ and begin to ____. O’ I wish that I could touch her ____.She speaks. O’ speak again bright ______, for you are as glorious to this _____, being over my ____ (up at the window) as is an angel of ______ to ______ who look and see him when he walks on the ______ and sails on the ___.” “Shh! What light is at the window? Juliet shines through the window like the Sun rises in the East. Arise, beautiful sun (Juliet) and replace the moon who is jealous because you, her maid (Diana- Virgin moon goddess) are prettier than she. Don’t be a maid since the moon is envious of you. Her innocence is sickly, and only a fool would keep it.Oh! It’s Juliet! I wish she knew that I love her. She speaks, but says nothing. How strange. She speaks with her eyes. I’ll answer her. No, I’d better not since she isn’t speaking to me.Two of the prettiest stars in Heaven have asked her eyes to twinkle for them while they take of some business. If her eyes were there, her cheeks would make the stars seem dull just as daylight outshines a lamp. Her eyes would shine so brightly that the birds would think it were day and begin to sing. O’ I wish that I could touch her face.She speaks. O’ speak again bright angel, for you are as glorious to this night, being over my head (up at the window) as is an angel of Heaven to people who look and see him when he walks on the clouds and sails on the air.”
Explain Juliet’s soliloquy (lines 33-44) She wants Romeo to ditch his name and be apart of her instead. Names are just labels
How is this an example of dramatic irony? She doesn’t know Romeo is listening but we do
Fill in the blanks in this paraphrase of Juliet’s speech (lines 85-106)”You know it is ______ or you could see me _____ because you _________ me talking about you. If I followed proper etiquette, I’d ____ I ever said it. But who cares about etiquette! Do you ____ me? Don’t say yes unless you really ____ it. If you think that I am too ____ then I’ll play ____ __ ___ so you can ___ my affections. The truth is I am foolishly in ____ with you, and you might not take me ________. But trust me, and I’ll _____ myself to be more _____ than those who know how to play hard to ___. I would have been _________ I must confess, but since you allude __ ____ me. I confess my ____ for you, there is no _____ to be.” “You know it is night or you could see me blush because you overheard me talking about you. If I followed proper etiquette, I’d deny I ever said it. But who cares about etiquette! Do you love me? Don’t say yes unless you really mean it. If you think that I am too easy then I’ll play hard to get so you can win my affections. The truth is I am foolishly in love with you, and you might not take me seriously. But trust me, and I’ll prove myself to be more loyal than those who know how to play hard to get. I would have been difficult I must confess, but since you allude to love me. I confess my love for you, there is no nightto be.”
After Romeo and Juliet vow their love for one another, what do they decide to do and when? To get married; when Romeo sets up the marriage with the friar and the nurse gives Juliet the news of Romeo’s answer
This scene opens with Friar Lawrence collecting herbs. He is discussing the properties of the herbs and the purposes which they may be used. This demonstrates Friar Lawrence’s knowledge of herbs and foreshadows that this knowledge may serve some purpose in future events in the drama. (II, iii)”The sky turns ____ as the _____ gives way to ___. Streaks of _____ speckle the Eastern ______ as the ___ rises in its normal course. Now, before the ___ rises fully and ____ the dew, I must fill this ______ with _____ and _______. The earth is both the place of _____ and ____ for all of ______. We find all kinds of _____ ______ growing from the earth; some are ____ and some ___, but all are ______ and _________. Plants and _____ and ______ have great _________. There is nothing on earth so ____ that it does not have some ___ qualities, and nothing so ___ that it cannot be used for ____. Even goodness itself turns to vice when ______, and ____ put to good use may appear worthy; Within this ______ ____ lies ______ as well as ________; for it has a very pleasing _____, but if you ___ it, it will ____ you. It is the same with ______. He is part _____ and part ____-____, and when the bad side of his nature is ____ ________ than the good, he’ll sooner or later _______ himself.” “The sky turns grey as the night gives way to day. Streaks of light speckle the Eastern clouds as the Sun rises in its normal course. Now, before the ___ rises fully and ____ the dew, I must fill this basket with weeds and flowers. The earth is both the place of death and life for all of nature. We find all kinds of living things growing from the earth; some are good and some bad, but all are useful and different. Plants and herbs and stones have great qualities. There is nothing on earth so good that it does not have some bad qualities, and nothing so bad that it cannot be used for good. Even goodness itself turns to vice when abused, and evil put to good use may appear worthy; Within this tender skin lies poison as well as medicine; for it has a very pleasing smell, but if you eat it, it will kill you. It is the same with humans. He is part grace and part rude-will and when the bad side of his nature is more powerful than the good, he’ll sooner or later destroy himself.”
Why does Romeo go to see Friar Lawrence? To see if he will marry Juliet and him
How does Friar Lawrence respond to Romeo’s request? He thinks Romeo is being ridiculous because he was weeping of Rosaline
Why does Friar Lawrence consent to Romeo’s request? He thinks it will stop the feud
This scene serves as a contrast tot eh preceding scene in Friar Lawrence’s cell. Mercutio and Benvolio are in a merry mood as they walk along talking and laughing about Romeo whom they think is still pining away over Rosaline. Benvolio mentions Tybalt has sent a challenge to Romeo. Romeo comes along in a good mood after his talk with Friar Lawrence. They engage in a series of puns matching their wits against each other. Along comes Juliet’s nurse and Peter (her servant). (II, iiii)For whom is the nurse looking and why? She needs to get the marriage message to Juliet
What warning does she give to Romeo? He better not be dishonest with Juliet
Juliet is waiting very impatiently for the nurse’s return. Why does she become so irritated when the nurse does return? The nurse wont tell Juliet Romeo’s answer to marriage
Romeo and Juliet are married in Friar Lawrence’s cell. How does this scene foreshadow future events? Great joy or a lot of trouble

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