Romeo and Juliet

Who said “a plague o’ both your houses” and when MercutioAct 3, Scene 1 When Romeo tries to break up the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt but Tybalt winds up stabbing Mercutio
Who said “Peace. Peace? I hate the word, all Montaques, and thee” and when Tybalt Act 1 Scene 1 When Tybalt find out Romeo, Benvolioo, and Mercutio went to the Capulet party
Who said “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other word would smell as sweet” and when Juliet Act 2 Scene 2When she’s on her balcony talking about Romeo after the party while he is hiding in her garden
Who said “They have made worms’ meat of me!” And when MercutioAct 3 Scene 1 When Tybalt stabs Mercutio and he’s bleeding out
Who says “But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is east, and Juliet is the sun” and when Romeo Act 2 Scene 2 When he is sneaking around in her garden and he looks up at he balcony after the party
Who says “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life” and when NarratorAct 1 Scene 1 During the sonnet at the beginning of the play
Who said “Good night, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” And when Juliet Act 2 Scene 2When Romeo and Juliet decide they want to get married and he is leaving her balcony after the party
Who said “And when he shall die, 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 garnish sun.” And when Juliet Act 3 Scene 2After their wedding when Juliet is in her room waiting for Romeo
Who said ” My only lov esprung from my only hate. Too early seen unknown and known too late.” And when Juliet Act 1 Scene 5After the party when Juliet finds out that Romeo is a Montaque
Who said “If love be rough with you, be rough with love.” And when MercutioAct 1 Scene 4 Before Romeo, Mercutio, and Benvolio go to the Capulet’s party and Romeo is still hung up on Rosaline
What is Romeo and Juliet’s tragic Flaw? How does it lead to their distruction? Their families’ fueded and they had to sneak around and hide. Their impulsiveness killed them immaturity Factuation (being in love with the idea of someone) Romeo and Juliet are infactuated with each other not in love
What do Romeo and Juliet’s deaths result in? The end of the Montaque and Capulet fued
In Act 5 Scene 1 how does Romeo’s dream compare to what Balthazar actually tells him? In his dream Romeo sees that Juliet is dead, but when he wakes up he is told she is dead, but he doesn’t know she’s only “dead”
Who sells Romeo the poison and what does he plan on doing with it He gets the poison from a poor apothacary by paying him money and he plans on drinking it to kill himself because he has found out Juliet is “dead”
What is the miscommunication in act 5? Friar Laurence writes this letter to Romeo explaining what he has to do in order to wake Juliet up and to get her out of Verona as well as to warn him that she is not actually dead; just sedated. But Friar John is unable to get the note to Romeo so he has no idea of Laurences plan, this forces Friar Laurence to go to the Capulet tomb so when Juliet wakes up she isn’t alone and so Romeo doesn’t do anything stupid.
Who does Romeo kill throughout the play? He kills Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin on him and Juliet’s wedding day in Act 3 and in Act 5 he kills Paris
What does Juliet do when she wakes up in the tomb? She finds Romeo dead next to her with the posion and his dagger, so she takes his dagger and stabs herself.
What are some examples of dramatic/situationl irony in the play? • when Romeo and Juliet get married and her father arranges her to marry Paris •When Juliet wakes up to find Romeo dead • Lady Capulet thinks Romeo killed Juliet because his dagger is in her chest.
Pun Definition: a phrase that suggests two or more meanings by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.Ex: Compare her face with some that I shall show, and I will make thee think thy swan a crow- Benvolio (Act 1 p.640)
Alliteration Definition: The occurrence of the same letter of sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. Ex: Till the prince came, who parted either part- Benvolio (act 1 p.633)
oxymoron Definition: a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction Ex: O brawling love, o loving hate,… -Romeo (act 1 p.635)
Allusion Definition: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing referenceEx: o, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you -Mercutio (P.646)
Metaphor Definition: a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places.Ex: …and more inconstant than the wind, who woos -Mercutio (p.647)
Hyprbole Definition: exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literallyEx: I will tear down the castle wall of any man or maid of Montague’s
Irony Definition: the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically humorous or emphatic effect Ex: My only love sprung from my only hate
Comic Relief Definition: literary work that offsets more serious sections Ex: My naked weapon is out – Sampson (p.630)
Foreshadow Definition: a warning or indication of a future event Ex: Untimely death- Romeo
Aside Definition: when a character says something but it is directed at someone but the person who it is directed at doesn’t hear it Ex: [Aside to Sampson] No – Gregory (p.630)
Apostrophe Definition: When a character says what they are thinking out loud so the audience hears it Ex: Give me my Romeo- Juliet (scene 1)
Conceit Definition: an extended metaphor Ex: Thou counterfeits a bark; a sea, a wind…- Capulet Scene 5
Personification Definition: a figure of speech where human qualities Ex: Come civil night- Juliet p.686 scene 2
Simile Definition: a statement using like or as Ex: Whiter than new snow on a raven’s back- Juliet scene 2
What is a sonnet? Italian for “little song” that is a 14 line poem with 10 syllables per line, and a pattern of unstressed and stressed syllables. The poems are always about love and the rhyme scheme is ABABCDCDEFEFGG
Where did shakespeare grow up? Stratford-upon-Avon which means that the town Stratford is next to the river Avon
who did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway
When did Shakespeare move to London to become a playwright age 19
What theatre group did he join? The Lord Chamberlain’s Men (The King’s Men)
How many plays did Shakespeare write? 37
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write? 154
What did his plays and sonnets include? Foils which are characteristics that are opposites and each highlight the strengths and weaknesses of their counterpart
who did shakespeare write his Sonnets for? a dark woman, the young man, and a rival poet
Who would personally request Shakespeare’s plays? Queen Elizabeth
All of Shakespeare’s plays have how many acts? 5
What language were they written in? Modern English`
Where were Shakespeare’s play performed? The Globe Theatre
What type of themes did all of Shakespeare’s plays deal with? universal
How many people fit in the globe theatre 3,000
Who played all the roles in his plays? Men
Where did the rich and the poor sit in the Globe Theatre? the rich sat higher up in actual seats while the poor stood in the front
What is the formal title of Romeo and Juliet? The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
what three types of plays did Shakespeare write? comedy, tragedy, and history
tragic hero important character that is destined to die, they are born into nobility and are responsible for their own fate, have potential greatness but are doomed
tragic flaw a person(s) one serious tragic error in judgement or character
between what two families does a feud exist? the Montaque’s and the Capulet’s
Who wants to marry Juliet? Paris
who goes to the capulet party and who does he meet? Romeo, Benvolio, and Mercutio all go to the party but specifically Romeo meets Juliet there
What do Romeo and Juliet decide while he is on her balcony after the party? That they are in love and they want to get married
Who kills Mercutio? tybalt
who kills both Tybalt and Paris? Romeo
What happens when Romeo kills Tybalt? he is banished
What is the Friar’s “plan” for Romeo and Juliet? Juliet will take a potion that will “kill” her and she will be put in the tomb and Romeo will come and get her and they will live in Mantua together
What do the families do at the end of the story? The reconcile and the Capulets decide to built a golden statue of Romeo and the Montaques are going to build a golden statue of Juliet
What does the Friar do at the end of the story? He explains everything that went on between Romeo and Juliet in the past three days
What happens as a result of Friar John not getting Friar Laurence’s letter to Romeo? Romeo doesn’t know Juliet is basically sedated so he finds out she is dead and he goes to her tomb to mourn over her death, but he brings with him a bottle of poison so he can kill himself. Since she seems dead (even though she doesn’t look it) Romeo drinks the poison just as Juliet wakes up, so when she sees him dead she takes his dagger and stabs herself in the chest.
Why does Lady Capulet get mad at the Monatque’s? Because she thinks that Romeo killed Juliet because his dagger was in her chest.

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