R And J Short answers study guide questions (Romeo and Juliet)

Sampson and Gregory are fighting for their leader who is a Capulet Why do sampson and gregory fight with Montague’s men?
Benvolio is trying to break up the fight, but tybalt is wanting them to fight Benvolio and Tybalt come upon his servants fighting. Contrast their reactions to the fight.
They say that old men can’t fish and that they shouldn’t fight at all. When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to fight too. What do their wives says?
The prince threatens them with death if they continue fighting, and the townspeople agreed What ended the opening skirmish?
He knows Rosaline doesn’t love him back Why is Romeo so sad?
Juliet is too young and want her to wait for 2 years, but later they decide if she’s ready. In act 1 scene 2, Paris asks capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage. What is Capulet’s reply?
So Juliet can meet other bachelors Why is Capulet giving a feast?
A servant gave Romeo an invitation and Romeo decides to go see Rosaline How does Romeo find about the feast, and why does he decide to go even though (being a Montague) he is not invited?
Juliet’s relationship between her family is very strong Describe Juliet’s relationship with her family in Act 1.
Romeo means that his love for Juliet is so big that Romeo had told Benvolio that he didn’t have a good dream about the night of the feast.
It means he’s in love with the enemy What does romeo mean when he says, “oh dear account! My life is my foe’s debt”?
She will get information about when they will get married In act II scene 2, Romeo and Juliet profess their love for one another. Juliet is to contact Romeo (through a servant) the next day. Why?
Frair Laurence agrees to marry them because he hopes it will end the feud between the families Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
The nurse tells Juliet to go to Friar Laurence’s cell to get married to Romeo that afternoon What message does nurse take to Juliet?
Friar Laurence foreshadows Romeo and Juliet’s death What warning does Friar Laurence give Romeo foreshadowing future events of the play?
He tried to make peace between them because he was just married an hour before In act 3, Mercutio and Benvolio get into conflict with Tybalt. What does Romeo do when he comes upon this. Why?
Tybalt stabs mercutio. Romeo kills Tybalt in anger for killing mercutio How do Mercutio and Tybalt die?
He banishes him from Verona forever to Mantua What punishment did the prince give Romeo for fighting?
Romeo killing Tybalt put Juliet in a bad position because she’s married to Romeo and related to Tybalt, she decides rome was acting out of self defense and that it was okay for her to mourn for Romeo instead of Tybalt. Why did Romeo killing Tybalt put Juliet in a bad position? What did she finally decide?
Juliet rather dies than marry Paris Lady capulet goes to tell Juliet about the plans for the marriage between Juliet and Paris. What is Juliet’s reaction?
Capulets reaction was that he calls her a young bagge and tells her to hang herself, and threatens to disown her What is capulets reaction when Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
The nurses advice to Juliet was to just marry Paris and forget about romeo What advice does nurse give to Juliet?
She’s asking for advice Why does juliet go to friar Laurence’s cell?
Juliet and frair Laurence plan her fake death so she can not marry Paris. Friar laurence will send a letter to Romeo. Romeo will meet them at the volt. What plans do Frair Laurence and Juliet make?
He told Romeo he saw Juliet’s body being put in the tomb. Romeo wanted to kill himself. What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? How does Romeo react?
Romeo wasn’t suppose to kill himself What went wrong with the Friar’s plan?
When Romeo and Paris start fighting in the tomb. He wants to lay next to Juliet. What were the circumstances of Paris’ death?
She doesn’t want to live without the man she loves After she wakes up from being drugged, why does Juliet kill himself with romeos dagger?

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