English 9 – Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Quiz

Mercutio can be described as a character foil to Romeo because unlike Romeo, he does not take love seriously
When a character delivers a soliloquy, he or she expresses private thoughts to the audience, thinking out loud
What do Romeo and Juliet decide to do about their love? They plan to have Friar Laurence marry them
In the balcony scene, Juliet says, “What’s Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot, nor arm, nor face. O, be some other name belonging to a man. What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.” She means that…. Romeo’s name is an accident of birth, not an essential part of him
Which character speaks the following lines? “O, speak again, bright angel, for thou art as glorious to this night, being o’er my head, as is a winged messenger of heaven” Romeo
The purpose of the humor rising for characters like Nurse and Mercutio is to provide comic relief from the tragedy that is coming
In the balcony scene, Romeo says to the audience, “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this.” This form of speech is An aside
Friar Laurence scolds Romeo because Romeo is so changeable in love
As far as stage directions in a Shakespeare’s plays, he included very little, and left the interpretation up to the director and actors
Tybalt sends a letter to Lord Montague and tells him he has a feud to settle with Lord Montague’s son Romeo, over the party crashing

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