English Final: Romeo and Juliet

The full name of the play Romeo and Juliet is: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
The theme of Romeo and Juliet is: Excess
Where does this play take place (city and nation)? Verona, Italy
What are the names of the two servants to the Capulets that instigate the fight early in Act 1: Sampson and Gregory
What is the gesture that is made by the Capulets’ servant to offend Romeo’s servant and those with which he is walking? Biting of the thumb
What is the name of Romeo’s good friend and cousin? He tries to keep the people when the servants to the Capulets and Romeo’s servant quarrel. Benvolio
What is Juliet’s last name? Capulet
What is Romeo’s last name? Monatgue
What is the actual title of Escalus? Prince of Verona
Who is the nephew of Lady Capulet? He makes the remark to Romeo’s cousin that the cousin talks of peace, but he has his sword drawn. Tybalt
To which house do Sampson and Gregory belong? Capulet
Why do Gregory and Sampson not admit that they are biting their thumbs at the Montagues? They want to instigate a fight but cannot be seen starting it.
What part does Benvolio play when he arrives on the scene? Keeper of the peace
Who arrives right before the fight begins to interfere? (He tells Benvolio that he hates all Montagues and him.) Tybalt
The Prince says the penalty for anyone who disturbs the peace will be— Death
Romeo has been unhappy, crying, and hiding. What is wrong with him? (I need the name of the person that is making him upset, too!) Romeo is in love; Rosaline
O brawling love! O loving hate! O heavy lightness! Are examples of: Auoxeymoron
How do Romeo and Benvolio find out about the party and the Capulets’? Capulet’s servant
How does Benvolio convince Romeo to go to the party? He tells Romeo that the one he loves might be there; “you have to compare her to others”
After Mercutio’s “dream speech,” Romeo makes a prediction. What is it? He’s going to die
The term used when one speaks to an inanimate object or a non-present person is called: Apostrophe
Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet because of: Her looks
The section about palms, saint’s lips, priests, etc, is written in a form of three quatrains and a rhyming couplet. It is there to show Romeo’s stability. The poetic form of these lines is a(n) Sonnet
There are two characters who serve to bring the play back down to earth when the lovers get too lofty. They are Friar Laurence and: The nurse
A character that serves to contrast with another and bring out the personality traits of the other character is a(n) Dramatic foil
The famous scene in Act II where Juliet says, “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo?” is called: Balcony scene
The person who agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet is: Friar Lawrence
When Romeo asks Juliet if she is going to leave him unsatisfied, he really wants her to: Openly proclaim she loves him so he can do so to her
Why does the person in #7 agrees to perform the marriage? He thinks the fighting will stop
When Romeo tells the friar that he is in love with someone other than Rosaline, the friar says that Romeo has a character flaw. The flaw is that Romeo: He just thinks she’s pretty, he loves through his eyes
Juliet’s cousin (he kills Mercutio) is: Tybalt
The person who is supposed to wed Juliet is: Paris
The title of Escalus is: Prince of Verona
The name of Romeo’s servant is: Balthazar
The name of the servant to Montague is —. He was the one who originally asked about the insult given by the Capulets’ servants. Abram
How does Mercutio criticize Benvolio’s apparent desire for peace? Benvolio has been known to fight for the smallest reasons
Knowing that Tybalt wants to fight (and kill) Romeo, what does Mercutio do? He challenges Tybalt to a fight
What crime does Tybalt commit, and why is this especially shameful for Tybalt? Tybalt killed Mercutio. Tybalt cheated
As Mercutio is dying, what foreboding thing does he say to Romeo that casts a dark light on the rest of the play? “A plague o’er both your houses!”
Tybalt soon returns (possibly to comfort Romeo). What happens to Tybalt? How? Romeo kills him out of revenge
What sentence does the prince impose upon Romeo for killing Tybalt? Romeo is exiled. But if he comes back that will be his last day.
How did the nurse feel about Tybalt when he was alive? He was her best friend
What news does the friar deliver to Romeo, hiding in the church? Romeo is to be banished from Verona.
What are the three blessings for which the friar tells Romeo he should be thankful? Juliet is alive, Tybalt is dead, Romeo will not be put to death for Tbalt’s death.
How does Capulet assure Paris that Juliet will agree to marry him? Caplet believes he can force her simply thought authority.
What must Romeo do as the morning comes? He must flee Verona in accordance with the Prince’s sentence of banishment
12. What is the importance of this comment by Juliet as Romeo jumps down from the window:”O God, I have an ill-driving soul! Methinks I see thee, now thou art below, As one dead in the bottom of a tomb: Either my eyesight fails, or thou looks’t pale.” Juliet forces the tragedy that will happen
What important piece of information does Juliet learn about the Capulets’ plans for Romeo, who has left for Mantua? That Caplets are sending someone to kill Romeo
What does Capulet say to Juliet about what will happen if she does not marry Paris? Caplet will drag her down to the church and force her. If she still refuses, he will kick her out and never help her, even if she dies.
Who is the first to jump to Juliet’s aid against her father? Why? The nurse, because she cares for Juliet like a real mother.
Hints and preparations for later events in the play are called: Foreshadowing
— is a device whereby an audience’s understanding of a character’s words or actions is quite different from the character’s understanding Dramatic irony
The friar gives Juliet a potion to make her appear dead so she can fool her father and mother into believing she is dead. What preparation does she make in case the potion does not work? She lays a dagger neat the bed with which to kill herself if the potion does not work.
What temporary suspicion does Juliet have about the friar before taking the potion? She wonders if the potion will kill her, and if the friar might want her dead to cover up the fact that he married her and Romeo in secret.
How does friar Lawrence explain that the family should not feel so bad for Juliet’s death? He tells them that Juliet is in heaven now, which is better for her anyways.
Juliet appears to be dead for about— (the length of time) 42 hours
The day of the week which Lord Capulet wants Juliet to wed is: Thursday

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