Romeo and Juliet

Mercutio thou art like one of those fellows that when he enters the confines of a tavern, claps me his sword upon the table and says, “God send me no need of thee” and, by the operation of the second cup, draws him on the drawer when indeed there is no need”.
Tybalt Mercutio, thou consortest with Romeo?
Tybalt Romeo, the love i bear thee can afford no better term than this: thou art a villain.
Romeo Tybalt the reason I have to love thee doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting. Villain am i none. Therefore farewell. I see thou knowest me not.
Romeo I do protest I never injured thee, but love thee better than thou canst devise, Till thou shalt know the reason my love, and so , good capulet, which name i tender as dearly as mine own, be satisfied.
Mercutio Ay ay a scratch a scratch
Mercutio No! tis not so deep as a well nor as wide as a church door but tis enough… I was hurt under your arm.
Mercutio A plague o both your houses, they have made worm’s meat of me. I have it, and soundly to your houses.
Romeo In my behalf my reputation stained with tybalts slander- tybalt that at hour hath been my cousin! O sweet juliet, thy beauty hath made me effimiate, and in my temper softened sweet valor…. This but begins the woe others must end.
Romeo Either thou or I must join him. (talking to tybalt)
Romeo O! I am fortunes fool!
Lady Capulet For blood of ours sheds blood of Montague!… He is a kinsman to the montagues Affection makes him false. he speaks not true. Romeo slew tybalt, romeo must not live. (talking about Benvolio in public)
Prince Romeo slew him, he slew mercutio. Who now the price of his dear blood doth owe?
Prince Immediately we do exile him hence. I have an interest in your heart’s proceeding: my blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding… Else when he is found, that hour is his last.
Prince Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.
Nurse Ah, whereday, he’s dead he’s dead he’s dead. We are undone lady, we are undone, Alack the day, he’s gone, he’s killed he’s dead.
Juliet Can heaven be so envious?
Nurse shame come to romeo
Juliet Blistered be thy tongue for such a wish! … Sole monarch of the earth.
Apostrophe NAME THE VOCAB WORD… talking to an object that cannot talk back
Juliet Poor ropes, for you are beguiled, both you and i for romeo was exiled
Nurse Hie to your chamber, i will find romeo
Friar Lawrence Affliction is enamored of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.
Romeo Thou canst not speak of that thou dost not feel. Wert thou as young as I, Juliet thy love, an hour but married, tybalt murdered, doting like me, banished, then mights thou speak, then mights thou tear thou hair, and fall upon the ground as i do now.
Capulet Sir Paris, i will make desperate tender of my child’s love. I think she will be ruled in all respects by me… oh thursday let it be!
Paris My lord, i would that thursday were tomorrow.
Romeo It was the lark, the herald of the morn. No nightingale. Look love what envious streaks do lace the swerving clouds in yonder east. I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
Romeo more light and light, more dark and dark our woes
Juliet As one dead in the bottom of a tomb, either my eyesight fails or thou lookest pale
Juliet O fortune, fortune all men call thee fickle.
Lady Capulet Some grief show much of love, but much grief shows still some want (lacking) of wit.
Lady Capulet Shall give him such an unaccustomed dram that he shall soon keep tybalt company. and then, i hope, thou wilt be satisfied.
Juliet I will not marry yet, and yet if i do i swear it shall be romeo, whom you know i hate, rather than paris
Capulet Disobedient wrench! My fingers itch! Wife, we scarce thought is blessed.
Juliet With romeo till i behold him–dead– is my poor heart, so for a kinsman vexed
Nurse I think it is best if you marry with the county
Juliet If all else fail, myself have power to die.
Romeo “He jests at scars that never felt a wound.But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!”
Juliet “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father and refuse thy name;Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.”
Romeo “My life were better ended by their hateThan death prorogued, wanting of thy love.”
Juliet “O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,That monthly changes in her circle orb,Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”
Juliet “Well, do not swear. Although I joy in thee,I have no joy of this contract tonight.It is too rash, too unadvis’d, too sudden;Too like the lightning, which doth cease to beEre one can say it lightens. Sweet, good night!”
Juliet “My bounty is as boundless as the sea,My love as deep; the more I give to thee,The more I have, for both are infinite.”
Juliet “If that thy bent of love be honorable,Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow,By one that I’ll procure to come to thee,”
Juliet “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrowThat I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
Friar “Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here!Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear,So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then liesNot truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.”
Romeo “O, let us hence! I stand on sudden haste.”
Mercutio “More than Prince of Cats. O, he’s the courageouscaptain of compliments. He fights as you sing prick-song,”
Nurse “Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’ cell;There stays a husband to make you a wife.”
Friar “These violent delights have violent ends”
According to Paris, why does Lord Capulet “haste our marriage?” (4.1) So that Juliet can get over Tybalt’s death faster
How is Juliet acting towards Paris when she sees him at Friar Lawrence’s cell? (4.1) She’s acting annoyed
What does Juliet say when Friar Lawrence tells her he can’t prevent her wedding to Paris? (lines 50-65) 4.1 She says that if he can’t prevent the wedding, she’ll hurt herself
Explain the Friar’s plan (lines 90-120) in detail (4.1) Go home, tell Paris you’ll marry him, go to your room alone, take thi vial, you’ll appear dead for 42 hours, you’ll be placed on the ????, you’ll wake up when Romeo’s there, then you’ll both go to Mantua
What could go wrong with Friar’s plan (4.1) Romeo gets caught, Romeo thinks she’s dead, the nurse won’t leave, the family will bury her alive, the poison kills her
Is the Friar acting responsibly at the end of Scene 1? Why or Why not? (4.1) Yes, I think he’s got a good plan for making it up on the spot
What does Juliet tell her father (Lord Capulet) when she comes back from confession (4.2) That she saw Paris, and that she told Pari she loved him.
Why does Juliet tell her father this (4.2)?
What time/day does Capulet move the wedding to? (4.2) Wednesday
Why does Capulet move the wedding He wants to marry before she changes her mind
How does Juliet manage to be alone in her chamber? (4.3) She says she needs to say her prayers and prepare herself?
Why doesn’t Juliet invovle the nurse in her plans (4.3)
Why does Juliet lay a dagger down next to her? (4.3) If the wedding actually happens, she can stop it be killing herself.
List all the things Juliet is worrying about before she takes the “poison” (4.3) – What if the Friar mixed the poison to kill her, – what if she awakens in the tomb before Romeo gets there, – what if the mixture doesn’t work, – is the Friar going to be disgraced if he married me to Romeo and now to Paris
How do you feel about Juliet at the moment when she takes the potion? Why? I think she’s kind of crazy because she’s starting to see ghosts
What is the purpose for Scene 4? (4.4) to describe how excited and willing the Capulet household is for the marriage
Who finds Juliet “dead” in her bedroom? (4.5) The Nurse
What type of figurative language does Lord Capulet uses in lines 35-40 (4.5) Explain what he means Personification. He’s saying that death has basically taken over his life, almost like a part of the family
How does Friar Lawrence try to comfort the grieving Capulet family? (4.5) He says that it is a good thing that she dies and that she’s in a happier place.
What is the dramatic irony of taking Juliet to the church at the end of Scene 5 (4.5)? The readers knows that Juliet isn’t dead but the Capulets don’t know that.
How does Paris react to Juiet’s death (4.5) distraught “by cruel, cruel thee quite overthrown! O love! O life! Not life, but love in death”
How does Lord Capulet react to Juliet’s death (4.5) disbelief “Ha? Let me see her. Out alas! She’s cold”
How does Lady Capulet react to Juliet’s death (4.5) desparate “Revive, look up, or I will die with thee! Help, Help! Call Help!”
How does the nurse react to Juliet’s death (4.5) paranoid “Alas, alas! Help! Help! My lady’s dead! Oh welladay that ever I was born!”
How has Juliet’s relationship with her nurse changed since the beginning of the play? She has lost trust in the nurse because she thought the nurse supported her when she married Romeo
Explain how Romeo’s dream could be foreshadowing? (5.1) He says that his lady wakes him from the dead. In the prologue, it says that the two lovers are going to die.
What does Balthasar tell Romeo? What must have gone wrong? (5.1) That Juliet is dead. The letter must have not have been delivered to Romeo.
Why does Romeo go to the Apothecary? (5.1) To get an instanteous suicidal poison
Why couldn’t Friar John send Romeo the letter about the plan (5.2)? There was disease in the town
Why is Friar Lawrence now going to Juliet’s “tomb”? (5.2) To get Juliet when she awakens and to take her to his cell.
Why does Paris show up late at night at Juliet’s tomb (5.3)? To have some private time with his “dead” wife
Why does Paris confront Romeo at the tomb? What happens as a result (5.3) He thinks Romeo is going to kill Juliet. As a result, Romeo kills Paris
What is the dramatic irony is Romeo’s soliloquy lines 90-105? (5.3) He doesn’t know Juliet is dead; He still sees that Juliet has color in her face, but doesn’t realize she’s not dead
Friar Lawrence runs from the tomb after Juliet awakens. Is this action “in character?” Why does Shakespear do this to him? (5.3) No he didn’t want him to get in trouble
Explain how Romeo and Juliet die? (5.3) Romeo hears the Juliet is “dead” so he gets a poison. Then he goes to Juliet’s tomb, kills Paris, then kills himself by drinking the poison. Juliet awakens and sees that he is dead, so she kills herself with a dagger.
What does their deaths cause and why (5.3) They cause the Capulets and Montagues to rethink their fued. Both families realize they lost something important to them.
Do you think the fued is now really ove? Explain. I think it is not over because now they might just starting fighting about which family caused the deaths.
Capulets and Montagues The two feuding families in Romeo and Juliet are the _______________ and the _______________.
Verona, Italy. The action of the play takes place in
They will eventually die. According to the Prologue, what will eventually happen to Romeo and Juliet.
It will make the feud come to an end. How will it affect their families?
Tragic. What mood does the Prologue suggest will be stressed in the play?
Tybalt. Who is Capulet’s hot-tempered nephew?
Benvolio. Who is Romeo’s good friend.
Romeo. Who has a crush on Rosaline?
Escalus. Who is the Prince of Verona?
Biting his thumb at them. How does Sampson start a fight with the Montague servants?
the prince appears. The street brawl between the Capulets and the Montagues ends when
He will be killed. What does Escalus say will happen to the next person who “disturbs the quiet of our streets”?
He is lovesick but the love he feels is not returned. When we first meet Romeo, he appears distracted. What is his problem?
He angrily tells Benvolio that no one is prettier than Rosaline. How does Romeo react to Benvolio’s suggestion to find another girl?
pun. The play on words with collier, choler, and collar is called a
They believe that she is rather young to marry and that Paris would make a fine husband. In scene 2, we hear much talk about a possible marriage for Juliet with a young nobleman named Paris. What is her parents’ attitude toward the marriage? (2 things)
meet other beautiful women. Benvolio urges Romeo to go to the Capulet’s party to
to see the lovely Rosaline. Romeo decides to go to the party because he hopes
At a party. Where does Juliet see Paris for the first time?
She’ll try to look on him favorably. What does Juliet agree to do about Paris’ wooing her?
True. Romeo compares his love for Rosaline to a thorn.
It shows how witty and creative he is. How does Mercutio’s long Queen Mab speech help develop his character?
Festive. What is the general mood as this scene opens?
He forgets Rosaline. He has eyes for Juliet only. He overcomes his melancholic behavior. Romeo, in the beginning of the story, is madly in love with Rosaline. What happens to him as soon as he first sees Juliet? (3 things)
He feels that his honor is being threatened. Why does Tybalt want to challenge Romeo’s presence at the feast?
have religious connotations. When Romeo and Juliet talk to each other at the party, they use images that
jewel. Romeo compares Juliet to a
It’s amazing that she has fallen in love with an enemy. What does Juliet mean when she says the following lines? “My only love sprung from my only hate, Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me That I must love a loathed enemy.”
Moody to radiant. Which of these best describes the change in Romeo from the beginning of the act to the end of the act?

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