Romeo and Juliet

Explain how the fight begain in 1.1 Sampson bites his thumb at the Montagues and both the Capulets and Montagues pull out their swords ready to fight
What is the Prince’s ultimatum in secene 1.1? He commands them to stop fighting on pentalty of toture if the civil of peace is disturbed
Why is Tybalt upset when he is at the party? Tybalt is upset becuase Peter had invited Romeo and Benvolio to the party however, they are Montagues. They were not welcomed there
Compare and constrast Benvolio with Tyblat. *Similar: both have a wingman – Tybalt with Lord Capulet and Benvolio with Romeo – – both are selfish*Different- Benvolio is Montague and Tybalt is a Capulet – – Tybalt is Juliets cousin and Benvolio is Montagues nephew
What causes the fatal sword fight between Mercutio and Tybalt? How is Mercutio killed? -Tybalt was upset that Romeo came to the party and during the fight Romeo did not want to get involved. -Mercutio took Romeos spot in the fight and was stabbed by Tybalt through Romeos arms
What does Juliet threaten in Act 3, Scene 2 after hearing of Romeo’s banishment? She said she would rather die than live without Romeo, knowing that he is still alive somewhere
Why does the Apothecary sell Romeo poison? Becuase he was poor and didnt have enough money to live
Why is Friar John unable to deliver Friar Laurence’s message to Mantua? He had stopped at a friends house and had to stay there for awhile due to fear of the Plague spreading
At the end of the play, which characters are no longer living? Mercutio, Tybalt, Romeo, Juliet, Paris, Lady Montague
Who speaks the final words of the play and why is it significant? The Prince; the Prince was the one who wanted to break up the fued between families in the beggining and now the familys have actualyl stopepd fighting
What are the 3 characteristics of the Shakespearean tragedy death, protagonist admired but flawed, turning point
What are the 3 dates of Juliet’s wedding? two years from start of play, wednesday, thursday
what is the major turning point in Romeo and Juliet and what act does it take place in? When tybalt dies; act 3 scene 1
What is act 5 in dramatic structure? climax
Who were the five people that knew about their marriage? Romeo, Juliet, Nurse, Belthasar, Friar Laurence
Why comedy is a feature of act 4? comic relief
What happens in the Rising Action in act 2? complications of events that steams from act 1
What happens in the exposition? Act 1 -families dont like eachother-Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love-parents wont except their love for eachother
What happens in the Rising Action? Act 2 -Romeo and Juliet get married yet its a secret and nobody knows
What happens in the Turning Point? Act 3 -Tybalt dies-causes Juliet distress-fight between Mercutio and Tybalt
What happens in the Falling Action? Act 4 -Juliet is sad about Romeos Banishment-And sad about Tybalts death-Goes to Friar Laurence to get poisin
What happens in the Climax? Act 5 -Friar Laurence gives the note to Friar John (doesnt send it to Romeo)-Romeo goes to Juliet to kill himself beside her-Juliet and Romeo die together

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