Romeo and Juliet

1) Who said, “I, for winking at your discords too,/Have lost a brace of kinsmen” Prince
2) Who was known as the “Peacemaker”? Benvolio
3) Who hides in an orchard late at night? Romeo
4) Who was the “flower,” when Lady Capulet said, “Verona’s summer hath not such a flower”? Paris
5) Who said, “I talk of dreams, which are the children of an idle brain”? Mercutio
6) Who said, “Take him and cut him out in little stars,/And he will make the face of heaven so fine/That all the world will be in love with night/And pay no worship to the garish sun”? Who does this quote refer to? Juliet says this it refers to romeo
7) Who said, “What light through yonder window breaks? It is the East and Juliet is the sun” Romeo
8) Whose fingers itched? He said, “My fingers itch!” what did he mean? Capulet says this because he wants to hit Juliet when she refuses to marry Paris
9) Who said, “By my count,/I was your mother much upon these years”? Lady Capulet
10) Who said, “I’ll lay fourteen of my teeth–/And yet, to my teen be it spoken, I have but four—”? Juliets nurse
The prince of cats Tybalt
12) Who was a Quarantined messenger . . .? Friar John
13) Who Mixes a sleep potion? Friar Lawrence
I cannot bound a pitch above dull woe./Under love’s heavy burden do I sink.” Romeo
“By giving liberty unto thine eyes,/ Examine other beauties”- Benvolio
“Younger than she are happy mothers made” Paris
“If love be rough with you, be rough with love” Mercutio
“Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days” Nurse
“By my count/I was your mother much upon these years”- lady capulet
20) “I’ll look to like, if looking liking move” Juliet
“But woo her . . . get her heart;/My will to her consent is but a part” capulet
22) What time of day were Shakespearean plays performed? Afternoon
23) During the plays, Elizabethan audiences munched on Hazelnuts
24) The less wealthy playgoers watched the play from the Ground/pit
25) An Elizabethan play usually lasted 2 hours
26) The Shakespearean plays had no costumes
27) The name of the theater where most of Shakespeare’s plays were performed was the The globe theater
28) Shakespeare lived from 1564-1616
29) Shakespeare wrote ——– plays that we know of. 37
30) Characters who highlight, or bring out, the personality traits of another character are called foil
31) In Shakespeare’s plays, important or aristocratic characters typically speak in rhymed iambic theater
32) What do we call A speech in which a character, alone on stage, expresses his or her thoughts to the audience? soliloquy
33) What do we call A lengthy speech addressed to other characters on stage? monologue
34) What do we call A remark made to the audience, unheard by the other characters? aside
35) What do we call A contradiction between what a character thinks, or does, and what the audience or reader knows to be true ? dramatic irony
36) What is A drama in which the central character meets with disaster or great misfortune ? tragedy
37) What is A reference Roman or Greek mythology in the context of a piece of literature ? classical allusion
When well-heeled April on the heel/Of limping Winter treads” personification
“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs;/Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes/Being vexed, a sea nourished with loving tears” personification
“O brawling love, O loving hate/O anything, of nothing first created! O heavy lightness, serious vanity . . “ oxymoron
41) I’ll look to like, if looking liking move” alliteration
why is tybalt angry with romeo? because he crashed their party
“Marry, that “marry” is the very theme/I came to talk of” pun
“I am too sore enpierced with his shaft/To soar with his light feathers” pun
“O, God, I have an ill-divining soul!/Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low/As one dead in the bottom of a tomb” foreshadowing
“Indeed I never shall be satisfied/With Romeo till I behold him—dead–/Is my poor heart”Foreshadowing foreshadowing
“I would the fool were married to her grave!”
49) “Therefore pardon me,/And not impute this yielding to light love,/Which the dark night hath so discovered” light dark motif
“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,/My love as deep” simile
51) Where does Romeo first meet Juliet? the party
53) Who is the girl that Romeo is in love with at the beginning of the play? rosaline
54) Why is Romeo depressed at the beginning of the play? because rosaline does not want to marry him
55) Who is Mercutio related to? the prince
56) How old is Juliet? 13
62) Why does the messenger not get to Romeo? he is being qurentened
63) What is the name of the town where Romeo must go in exile? Manchester
64) What does Juliet’s father do when she says she will not marry Paris? He threatens to hit her and forces her to
65) When Friar realizes Romeo didn’t get the letter, what does he plan to do? get Juliet out of the tomb himself
66) What is one of the fears that Juliet has before she takes the sleeping potion? That is will actually poison her
68) Where does Romeo get the poison that he uses to kill himself? an apathocary
69) Why is Paris at the Capulet tomb? to see juliet’s grave and give her flowers
70) Why does Romeo kill Paris? because he threatens to arrest him
71) Why does everyone think Juliet died? (the first time) grief over tybalt’s death
72) What does Romeo do before he kills himself? kisses juliet

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