Romeo and Juliet

Italy (cities: Verona and Mantua); 14th century What is the setting?
Montagues and Capulets Name the two feuding families
Lord Montague Who is the wealthy nobleman of Verona and an enemy of Lord Capulet
Lady Montague Who is Lord Montague’s wife?
Romeo Who is the son of Lord and Lady Montague?
Benvolio Who is Romeo’s cousin and friend?
Balthasar Who is Romeo’s servant?
a servant of the Montagues Who is Abram?
Lord Capulet Who is a wealthy nobleman of Verona and enemy of Lord Montague
Lady Capulet Who is Lord Capulet’s wife?
Juliet Who is the 13 year old daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet?
Tybalt Who is Juliet’s cousin?
Old Man Who is the elderly relative of the Capulet family?
Nurse Who is the servant who has cared for Juliet since infancy?
Peter Who is Juliet’s nurse’s servant?
Capulet servants Who are Sampson and Gregory?
Prince Escalus Who is the ruler of Verona
Count Paris Who is a relative of the Prince and a suitor (admirer) of Juliet?
Mercutio Who is a relative of the Prince and Romeo’s friend?
Friar Lawrence Who is a Catholic priest from the Franciscan order and a pharmacist?
Apothecary Who is a pharmacist in mantua
Friar John Who is a Franciscan priest?
foil What do we call a character who provides a strong contrast to another character?
Capulet servants (Sampson and Gregory) In Act 1, Scene 1, who starts the fight?
They will all die In Act 1, Scene 1, what does the Prince say will happen if the Capulets and the Montagues fight again?
His love, Rosalina, does not love him. She wants to be chaste (pure) In Act 1, Scene 1, why is Romeo depressed? What is he talking to Benvolio about?
(Servants) Sampson and Gregory want to fight/ Abraham does not(Family members) Tybalt wants to fight/ Benvolio does not In Act 1, Scene 1, what characters are foils?
a new love (someone other than Rosalina) In Act 1, Scene 2, what does Benvolio try to convince Romeo to find?
Paris In Act 1, Scene 2, who is talking to Capulet about wanting to marry Juliet?
a masquerade party In Act 1, Scene 2, what is the Capulet family planning so that Paris can try to woo Juliet?
Peter, the Capulet servant, needs help reading the invitation list. He shows it to Romeo and Romeo sees Rosalina’s name on the list In Act 1, Scene 2, how does Romeo find out about the party?
Peter, the lower class servant, is compared to Paris and the Capulets In Act 1, Scene 2, which characters are foil characters?
They talk about Juliet getting married In Act 1, Scene 3, what are the nurse, Juliet, and Lady Capulet talking about?
She is not ready for love and is iffy on marrying Paris In Act 1, Scene 3, how does Juliet feel about getting married?
Lady Capulet (proper, formal, and organized) is compared to the Nurse (loving, caring, and nice) In Act 1, Scene 3, who are the foil characters?
they are going to the Capulet’s masquerade party In Act 1, Scene 4, where are Romeo, Benvolio, and Mercutio going?
cheer him up by telling him a story about an elf In Act 1, Scene 4, what is Mercutio trying to do with Romeo?
Mercutio (joking and cheerful) is compared to Romeo (depressed about Rosalina and worried about going to the Capulet’s house) In Act 1, Scene 4, who are the foil characters?
Capulet’s house In Act 1, Scene 5, what is the setting?
They are enemies – he a Montague, she a Capulet In Act 1, Scene 5, Romeo and Juliet fall in love – love at first sight. What do they find out about each other?
In Act 1, Scene 5, who are the foil characters?
where he went after the party In Act 2, Scene 1, what do Benvolio and Mercutio wonder about Romeo?
dull earth is Romeo’s body; center is his heart In Act 2, Scene 1, what does this quote mean? “Turn back dull earth and find thy center out.”
Fickle In Act 2, Scene 1, the power of love makes Romeo ___
he quickly ditches Rosaline and falls for Juliet Give an example of how Romeo is fickle in Act 2, Scene 1.
They make their vows to get married In Act 2, Scene 2, what do Romeo and Juliet do while she is on her balcony?
bold – not thinking In Act 2, Scene, 2, the power of love makes Romeo __
he hangs out at the Capulet’s house even though they are enemies and he could get killed Give a reason why Romeo seems bold and unthinking in Act 2, Scene 2.
Friar Laurence is talking about the power of herbs and meds. Romeo asks FL to marry him and Juliet. In Act 2, Scene 3, what are Friar Laurence and Romeo discussing?
The tear is for the loss of Rosaline. Friar Laurence is saying that Romeo’s tears for Rosaline are still not dry and Romeo is jumping too fast to another love What does this quote from Act 2, Scene 3, mean? “Lo, here upon thy cheek the stain doth sit of an old tear that is not washed off yet.”
because Romeo switched his love from Rosaline to Juliet so fast Why is Friar Laurence weary in Act 2, Scene 3?
They are wondering if Romeo got into a fight or if he will get into a fight with Tybalt. They notice he is in a better mood and is more sociable In Act 2, Scene 4, what are Benvolio and Mercutio wondering?
Romeo and Mercutio are making fun of the Nurse and Peter. They think they are overdressed and that her smock (dress) and his shirt look like sails on a ship In Act 2, Scene 4, what does “A sail! A sail!” mean?
There are two – a man (Peter) and a woman (the Nurse) In Act 2, Scene 4, what does “Two, two – a shirt and a smock” mean?
worried In Act 2, Scene 4, how does the power of love make Benvolio and Mercutio feel?
they are worried that Romeo did something foolish because of Rosaline In Act 2, Scene 4, why are Benvolio and Mercutio worried?
Romeo In Act 2, Scene 5, what do Juliet and the Nurse talk about?
impatient In Act 2, Scene 5, the power of love makes Juliet __
She wants to hear a message from Romeo In Act 2, Scene 5, why is Juliet impatient?
Romeo and Juliet get married What big event happens in Act 2, Scene 6?
Romeo and Juliet’s love is dangerous because it is too much of a good thing too fast. What does this mean? “These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume. The sweetest honey is loathsome in its own deliciousness.”
Mercutio and Tybalt fight. Mercutio is killed. Then Romeo and Tybalt fight. Tybalt is killed. In Act 3, Scene 1, who fights and who is killed?
He is banished from Verona In Act 3, Scene 1, what happens to Romeo after he kills Tybalt?
Romeo goes from a happy newly wed to a banished murderer Tell about the characterization of Romeo in Act 3, Scene 1.
There is fighting; two people die; Romeo is banished What is the plot of Act 3, Scene 1?
serious, anger, sadness What is the mood of Act 3, Scene 1?
She tells her that Tybalt is dead and that Romeo killed him In Act 3, Scene 2, what does the Nurse tell Juliet?
She is angry that Tybalt died because Romeo killed him. She also feels sad about the death of her cousin. Juliet is also happy because Romeo is still alive In Act 3, Scene 2, how does Juliet feel about Romeo and Tybalt’s fight?
Juliet’s room What is the setting of Act 3, Scene 2?
Juliet is torn between loyalty to her family (Tybalt) and loyalty to Romeo Describe the characterization of Juliet in Act 3, scene 2.
Juliet’s bubble with Romeo is burst. Their plans are disrupted by the family feud that results in Tybalt’s death What is the plot of Act 3, Scene 2?
Sad – the fight between Romeo and Tybalt ends in death. It also disrupts the plans Romeo and Juliet had because Romeo is banished What is the mood of Act 3, Scene 3?
Romeo’s punishment – being sent away from Verona What do Romeo and Friar Laurence discuss in Act 3, Scene 3?
Friar Laurence’s cell What is the setting of Act 3, Scene 3?
Romeo is trying to deal with his punishment which will take him away from Juliet Describe Romeo’s characterization in Act 3, Scene 3
Romeo goes to see Juliet after he is banished for Tybalt’s murder What is the plot of Act 3, Scene 3?
serious, hope What is the mood of Act 3, Scene 3?
They are scheduling Juliet’s wedding to Paris What are Lord and Lady Capulet planning in Act 3, Scene 4?
It happens in the Capulet’s house What is the setting of Act 3, Scene 4?
Lord and Lady Capulet know nothing about Juliet’s love and plans with Romeo Describe the characterization of the Capulets in Act 3, Scene 4?
A wedding date to Paris is picked What is the plot of Act 3, Scene 4?
Happy – they think marriage to Paris will fix Juliet’s problems What is the mood of Act 3, Scene 4?

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