romeo and juliet

proving themselves loyal to their masters why do Sampson and Gregory fight with Montague’s men?
benvolio wants to stop the fighting but tybalt wants to join the fighting Benvolio and tybalt come upon the servants fighting. contrast their reactions to the fight.
no, you cant even use a sword any more when Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, the want to fight too. what do their wives say?
death what is the penalty given by prince Escalus to any one caught fighting?
the girl he loves doesnt return his love why is Romeo so sad?
she is too young and to wait two years in act i Paris asks to marry Juliet. what is Capulet’s reply?
Montague’s servant cannot read and he offers to help.he goes because rosaline will be there How does Romeo find out about the feast, and why does he decide to go?
to look and talk to prettier girls why does benvolio urge romeo to attend the feast?
only close relationship is with her nurse describe juliet’s relationship with her family
to win juliet’s heart why is paris invited to the feast?
he tell benvolio he is in trouble what does romeo tell benvolio in the end of act 1 foreshadowing future action
makes tybalt angry what affect does romeo’s presence at the feast have on tybalt?
he means he is past the point of no return what does romeo mean when he says “oh dear account! my life is my foes debt”?
He is saying that it’s easy for someone to joke about scars if they have never been cut. What does Romeo mean when he says, “He jests at scars that never felt a wound”?
Their first meeting was unexpected for both of them, but they were happy because they were both thinking about each other. Once Juliet realizes who is talking to here, she is overjoyed and they begin to talk about how they should promise their love to each other. When Romeo begins to swear his love to Juliet, she says they are making decisions too quickly, but by the end of the scene they are talking about getting married. In your own words, describe the 1st meeting between Romeo and Juliet.
This qoute is an example of alliteration: “such sweet sorrow” “Parting is such sweet sorrow” is an example of what literary device?
Friar Lawrence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet because it could possibly bring peace to the family’s feuding. Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
He uses a metaphor. When Romeo says that the look in Juliet’s eye is more dangerous than twenty of her her kinsmen’s swords, he uses what poetic device?kinsmen’s swords, he uses what poetic device?
The nurse takes the message from Romeo to Juliet about their marriage. What message does the Nurse take to Juliet?
Friar Lawrence warns Romeo to not move too fast because he might fall. What warning does Friar Lawrence give Romeo foreshadowing future events of the play?
Romeo tries to calm everyone down because he doesn’t want to fight his cousin. Mercutio and Benvolio get into a conflict with Tybalt. What does Romeo do when he comes upon them? Why?
Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo kills Tybalt. How do Mercutio and Tybalt die? Who kills them?
Mercutio means he will be solemn. What does Mercutio mean when he says, “Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man”?
He uses a similie. When Mercutio describes his wound, “No, ’tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door,” he uses what poetic device?
The Prince gave Romeo banishment. What punishment did the Prince give Romeo for fighting?
Juliet is sad about her cousin, and mad at Romeo. After some thought, she is sorry for being angry at her husband because she realized Tybalt would have killed Romeo. Describe Juliet’s war of conscience when she discovers Romeo’s role in the fight.
Juliet is upset and scared about her marriage to Paris. What is Juliet’s reaction when Lady Capulet tells her about the plans for her marriage to Paris?
When Juliet refuses to marry Paris, Lord Capulter becomes very angry and screams at Juliet and threaens her. How does Lord Capulet react when Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
The nurse tells Juliet to forget about Romeo and marry Paris. What advice does the nurse give Juliet?
In front of the nurse she says she likes the idea, but she is really mad at the nurse and vowa to never share secrets with her ever again. How does she respond to this advice?
Juliet goes to Lawrence’s cell to find out if he has any ideas of how to save her marriage to ROmeo. Why does Juliet go to Friar Laurence’s cell?
First, go home and agree to marry Paris. Second, tomorrow night when you are alone, drink this vial. Then, about 42 hours later, you will awake in your family’s tomb. Fourth, I will bring Romeo to you, and you can run away to Mantia together. Describe the 4-part plan that Friar Laurence comes up with to help Juliet.
SHe is scared thar it might not work, or that it will actually kill her. She finally takes it because she sees Tybalt’s ghost. Why is Juliet afraid to take the potion that the Friar gives her? What “ghostly” vision does she have that makes her finally take it?
Balthasar comes to tell Romeo that Juliet is dead. What news does Balthasar bring to Romeo from Verona?
Romeo immediately want to go to her and die next to her. How does Romeo react to this news?
Romeo buys poison from him. It is dangerous because it is illegal. What does Romeo buy from the Apothecary and why is it dangerous for both of them?
Friar John couldn’t deliver the letter because he was caught in a house with plague and was not able to leave. Why couldn’t Friar John deliver the letter to Romeo?
Paris and Romeo fight because Paris thinks that ROmeo is doing vandalism to the grave. What causes Paris and Romeo to fight?
Juliet kills herself because when she wakes she finds Romeo dead. After she wakes up from being drugged, why does Juliet kill herself with Romeo’s dagger?
Friar Lawrence says he will take her to a nursery. What does Friar Laurence say he will do for Juliet?
Lady Montague dies of a broken heart for her son. What happens to Lady Montague?
The Prince finds out about Romeo and Juliet’s relationship because the Friar told the whole story and ROmeo wrote his father a letter also telling of his relationship to Juliet. How does the Prince find out about Romeo and Juliet’s love, marriage and death? What proof is presented?
Lord Capulet and Lord Montague vow to keep peace in Verona. What do Lords Montague and Capulet vow to do? Be specific.
Aside a convention in which a character either directly addresses the audience or another character to comment on action
Foil a person or thing that gives contrast to another
Blank verse unrhymed iambic pentameter
Meter the occurrence of rhythm at regular intervals
Iambic pentameter a common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable
Tragedy a play that ends unhappily. the events have great significance; characters are important figures; themes deal with universal questions about life
Soliloquy a speech by one character usually alone on the stage ; reveals his character by expressing his thoughts so that the audience or reader can clearly understand him
Monologue a speech by one person
Hyperbole an exaggeration used in poetry to emphasize a truth
Oxymoron a figure of speech by which a locution produces incongruous, seemingly self contradictory effect
Allusion a reference to mythology, history, or literary works
Apostrophe addressing an inanimate object as if it were alive, or addressing an absent person as if he were present
Rhyming couplet two lines that rhyme together and have the same meter
Sonnet a fourteen line poem written in iambic pentameter with a definite pattern of two basic varieties
Dramatic irony irony that contrasts what a character says and what a reader ar audience knows to be true
Foreshadowing the organization and presentation of events and scenes in a work of fiction or drama so that the reader or audience is prepared to some degree for what occurs later in the work

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