romeo and juliet

who speaks the prologue? What is it’s purpose Chorus. To summarize what will happen in the play
in what specific form is the prologue? sonet
Explain the importance of lines 5 and 6 tells about the scene
What themes are established in the Prologue? fate, death, love
how does Shakespeare start the play so that he gains the attention of the ground lings dirty jokes and a fight
servants of the house of Capulet are already using insulting language to generalize about members of the Montague family. What does this how about the attitudes in the two houses? they hate each other and not afraid to express it
what are the attitudes of Gregory and sampson towards the law (Lines 38-41) they are afraid of getting in trouble or punished and they want the other side to start the fight so they don’t get in trouble
who is tybalt, and why is he dangerous The nephew of the Capulets and his is quick tempered.
In scene 1, Lines 76-81, how are the responses of Lady Capulet and Lady Montague to their husbands different? Capulet thinks her husband is to old and Montague is the peacemaker
what warning does the prince give the street brawlers in Scene 1, Lines 82-104 you better stop or you will die
what is unusual about Romeo’s behavior, according to Benvolio and Lord Montague sad, depressed, artificial night
when benvolio asks Romeo what is the cause of Romeos’s strange behavior, what does Romeo tell him (Lines 165-169) It’s love
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two contradictory elements, such as “deafening silence.” List four of the oxymorons in lines 177-182. sees aftermath of fight, cold fire, thick hell, brawling love, brawling hate
According to Romeo, why does the young woman he is in love with refuse him? (Lines 213-219) She is believing in chasity
why does Romeo not want to look at other women? (Line 237) looking at other women will remind his of Rosaline
In this scene (Act 1 scene 2) Lord Capulet talks to Paris about marrying his daughter JUuliet. What reasons does he give for not wanting Juliet to marry at this time? She’s too young, early motherhood
what does lord capulet mean when he says “the earth has swallowed all my hopes but she” (Line 14) all of his other children have died
On what condition will Lord capulet agree to marry Juliet’s marriage with Paris her death will parish
Who is Rosaline and how is she related to the Capulets Romeo loves her, she’s the cousin
what is the dramatic-irony in lines 70-85 a capulets guests list
what is the nurse’s relationship with Juliet? How would you describe the Nurse’s personality Very close, jokingly sort of person
what is the nurse’s one wish for juliet to see her get married
When Lady Capulet asks Juliet how she feels about being married, what is Juliet’s answer? haven’t thought of it
explain Juliet’s answer to her mother when asked if she can love Paris she will look to see if she can like him
what does romeo feel about love says it’s rough, too rude, painful, difficult
How does Mercutio try to snap Romeo out of his depression He trys to get him to go to a party
summarize Mercuito’s speech on queen mab the dreams of people, match the people, goes from light to dark
why does Romeo feel uneasy about going to the party He’s afraid of something, something bad is going to happen
what decision does Romeo makes in lines 112-113, and what is the thematic importance of this decision that it is gonna cause his death
In what ways throughout this scene do we see how Mercutio is a foil to Romeo More realistic than Romeo
We learn from Romeo’s soliloquy that he is struck by love at first sight when he sees Juliet at the party. Paraphrase Romeo’s speech. To what does he compare Juliet? see’s juliet and love at first sight. two characters are deeply in love. a light, a jewel, a beautiful dove
how does this speech about his love for juliet compare to his speeches about being in love with Rosaline shorter, different, doesn’t waste time, gets to the point
Are you convinced that Romeo truly loves Juliet? why or why not? no because they just met
Tybalt recognizes Romeo’s voice and tries to start a fight. What two reasons does Lord Capulet give for stopping him? It would ruin the surprise party, doesn’t have problems with Romeo himself.
what threat does tybalt make as he agrees to withdraw He’s gonna forget about it., he’s gonna make something hapen
Romeo and Juliet speak with each other. what type of poem do their lines form? sonnet
what does romeo realize in line 119-120 that juliet is a capulet
for the chorus speech in act two, what type of poem is this Sonnet. Doesn’t love Rosine, Romeo is loved back
what is Mercutio saying lines 7-17? What is his tone He will find Romeo, teasing, making fun of romeo
what is the dramtic irony found in lines 16-21 Romeo isn’t in love with her anymore
What does Mercutio say about “blind love”? “If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.”
Romeo repeats the light and dark imges he introduced when he saw juliet for the first time. Why does Romeo compare juliet to the sun Because she is full of life
why does Romeo want the sun to kill the envious moon because it covers the dark
why does romeo compare juliet’s eyes to the stars because her eyes are so bright and luminous that they could take the place of the stars in the sky
How does saying that Juliets eyes to the stars an example of foreshadowing because she and romeo both ended up dying
juliet is still unaware that romeo is nearby. what is she asking that if you love me, you will change your name
what does juliet say about names? what can we infer about her attitude toward the feud that has separated the two families that the feud is stupid, and that it should not affect the love
how does juliet feel when she realizes romeo has been listening she is surprised, but a little embarassed
what will happen if romeo gets caught outside Juliet’s window?which one, Romeo or juliet, seems to take this threat more seriously he will get killed by the king’s men. Juliet takes this threat more seriously
Explain/paraphrase Juliet’s feelings of embarrassment. Would you be as embarrassed as she is in a similar situation? if you could see me, you would see me blush. kind of
why does juliet object to romeo’s swearing on the moon because the moon is always changing
What are Juliet’s fears? She is afraid that they are moving too quickly and that Romeo might be lying or playing her.
what do you think changes juliets mind if he really loves her, they will get married
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? to find out if romeo truly loves her
do you think romeo and juliet are rushing into things, or are they just being hopelessly romantic? rushing into things
what is Friar Laurence’s basket plants and herbs (weed)
what details in the friar’s speech casually suggest that these herbs have the power to heal or kill? How might this relate to romeo and juliet it could foreshadow
Explain lines 21-22: “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, / And vice sometime by action dignified?” good and evil live in these plants
When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? friar laurence is confused because romeo has been depressed and has not been leaving his room
what does friar laurence mean when he says to romeo, “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.” His love for Juliet is not really love and Romeo doesn’t understand love yet and hes going for looks.
what is friar laurence’s motive for marrying romeo and juliet? so far, how do you feel about the friar’s schemes the cause of the family feuds
why is mercutio looking for romeo because tybalt has sent a letter to romeos father
describe mercuito’s feelings toward tybalt he makes fun of him cause tybalt makes sure that everything is perfect
how does mercutio use tricks of poetry to tease romeo he talks about love or something
what part does the nurse play in romeo and juliet’s schemes she’s the one that makes the arrangement
Define malapropism. where does the nurse say one in her quips with mercutio the mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one, often with unintentionally amusing effect, as in, for example, “dance a flamingo ” (instead of flamenco ). idk
What message does Romeo give the nurse to tell Juliet? to tell her family to go to confession
the nurse is one shakespeare’s great comic characters. Do you think she has a strong sense of right and wrong? or does she seem to be easily corrupted, someone who will do whatever people want her to do she’s gonna do what people want her to do
describe juliets mood as she waits for the nurse’s return anxious, impatient
what type is juliet’s speech, a soliloquy or monologue soliloquy
the nurse knows juliet is impatient, but she keeps putting her off. why does the nurse do this she’s building suspense, trying to annoy her, humor
why does the nurse agree to help juliet marry romeo because romeo is handsome, and she wants juliet to be happy
what is juliet’s mood at the end of ct 2 scene 5
Though this should be a happy occasion for Romeo & Juliet, what does the friar say to make us cautious of Romeo & Juliet’s future together? Point out lines that foreshadow possible trouble ahead? violent delights, have violent ends. Long love doth so. Triumph die, like fire and powder

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