All things Romeo and Juliet (for exam)

Who gives the background information of the play? chorus
What is the setting of the play? Verona, Italy
Who does Romeo cry over in the beginning of the play? Rosaline
Who says, “If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.”? Prince Escalus
Who asks Lord Capulet if he can marry Juliet? Paris
Who talks of Queen Mab and dreams to Romeo? Mercutio
Who is the fiery hot-head who becomes enraged at Romeo’s presence at the Capulet ball? Tybalt
What literary device is demonstrated when Romeo over hears Juliet speaking on the balcony? dramatic irony
What do Romeo and Juliet plan to do the next day after they exchange words of love in the balcony scene? get married
Who is Romeo’s spiritual advisor? Friar Lawrence
What are the two house hold’s names? Capulet and Montague
Which house is Romeo from? Montague
Which house is Juliet from? Capulet
Which house is Tybalt from? Capulet
Which house is Benvolio from? Montague
Which house is Mercutio associated with? Montague
Which house is the nurse associated with? Capulet
What is the rhythmic pattern used in Shakespeare’s works? iambic pentameter
Who says: “What drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montague’s and thee.” Tybalt
Who says: “Compare her face to some that I will show, and I will make thee think thy swan and crow.” Benvolio
Who says: “Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast.” Friar Lawrence
Who says: “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life.” chorus
Who says: “For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your household’s rancor to pure love.” Friar Lawrence
Who says: “Tybalt, the reason I have to love thee doth much excuse to appertaining rage, to such a greeting, villain am I none. Therefore farewell, I see thou knowest me not.” Romeo
Who says: “Oh I am slain, if thou be merciful, open the tomb and lay me with Juliet.” Paris
Who says: “A plague o’ both your houses.” Mercutio
Who says: “Give me, give me! Oh tell me not of fear!” Juliet
Who says: “What’s this? A cup closed in my true love’s hand? Poison I see hath been his timeless end. Then I’ll be brief. Oh happy dagger this is thy sheath, there rust and let me die.” Juliet
Who is considered to be the peacemaker? Benvolio
True or False: Capulet agrees to let Paris marry Juliet at the party, but only if her marries her immediately False (he wants Paris to wait because Juliet is only Fourteen)
True or False: Mercutio is related to Tybalt False (Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin, not Mercutio’s)
True or False: Biting one’s dumb at another back then, is like flipping someone off with their middle finger in the 21 century True
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “Oh brawling love, oh loving hate… feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire…” oxymoron (the words are contradicting each other)
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “Read o’er the volume of young Paris’s face and find writ there with beauty’s pen.” conceit (it’s a long metaphor)
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “I fear too early, for my mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars.” foreshadowing (Romeo is letting us know that something is going to happen later that night at the party)
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “My only love sprung from my only hate!” paradox
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words…” personification (ears can’t drink)
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “I will not fail, ’tis twenty year till then” hyperbole (it really isn’t going to be twenty years until tomorrow, Juliet’s just being dramatic)
IDENTIFY THE LITERARY TERM: “Parting is such sweet sorrow.” oxymoron (sorrow isn’t sweet)
What form are the prologues in acts 1 and 2 written in? sonnet

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