romeo and juliet

What is the main purpose of the Prologue to Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? To set the scene for the play
From the dialogue and stage directions in Act I, Scene i of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, what can you conclude about Abram and Balthasar? They’re Montague’s servants
In Act I, Scene v of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, why does Capulet allow Romeo to remain at the feast? He will not allow a well-mannered guest to be insulted in his home
Which of the following words is the best antonym for augmenting? Decreasing
Which of the following words is the best synonym for grievance? Complaint
What can you conclude about Mercutio from the long speech he makes about Queen Mab in Act I, Scene iv of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? He is playful and imaginative
Which statement is the best summary of Benvolio’s role in Act I of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? He shows concern for Romeo and tries to calm the fighting families.
Which answer choice best summarizes this speech about Paris that Lady Capulet makes to Juliet in Act I, Scene iii of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face,And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen; Examine every married lineament,And see how one another lends content;And what obscured in this fair volume liesFind written in the margent of his eyes. Paris is like a beautiful bookWhat form of poetry does Shakespeare use in this passage from Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?My name, dear saint, is hateful to myselfBecause it is an enemy to thee.Had I it written, I would tear the word.
What form of poetry does Shakespeare use in this passage from Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?My name, dear saint, is hateful to myselfBecause it is an enemy to thee.Had I it written, I would tear the word. blank verse
In Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, which of these events is the most important development in the plot? Romeo and Juliet decide to get married
In this speech by Romeo in Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, to whom or what does the last word, she, refer? Read in sentences to help you answer.But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,Who is already sick and pale with griefThat thou her maid art far more fair than she. The moon
In this speech from Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, which line varies the usual metrical pattern of blank verse?Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.What’s Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot,Nor arm, nor face, nor any other partBelonging to a man. O, be some other name! The fourth line
What point does Juliet make when she speaks these lines in Act II, Scene ii of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. She loves Romeo even though he is a Montague
In Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, which of these characters has a role most parallel to that of Friar Lawrence? the Nurse
In Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, which phrase best describes the personality of Mercutio? Fanciful
Which character in Act II of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet most often speaks in prose, rather than blank verse? the Nurse
Who wrote the letter that Benvolio and Mercutio discuss in Act II, Scene iv of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Tybalt
Which of the following words is the best synonym for procure? Acquire
Which of the following words is the best antonym for lamentable? Cheerful
Which of these items is most likely unwieldy? A bulky carton
After he is wounded in Act III of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio says, “A plague a both your houses! / They have made worms’ meat of me.” Which of these statements is the best paraphrase of Mercutio’s words? Curse both the Capulets and the Montagues. Their feud has killed me
Who kills Mercutio? Tybalt
At the beginning of Scene ii in Act III of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Juliet delivers a long speech while alone on stage. What is the correct term for this type of speech? Soliloquy
In Act III, Scene ii of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Juliet delivers a long speech directed to the Nurse. What is the correct term for this type of speech? Monologue
In Act III, Scene v of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Lady Capulet believes Juliet is grieving Tybalt’s death. She tells Juliet, “Therefore have done. Some grief shows much of love; / But much of grief shows still some want of wit.” What is the best paraphrase of this passage? So stop grieving. Some mourning expresses love, but too much is foolish.
Read the following exchange from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act IV, Scene ii. Which literary device commonly found in Shakespearean drama is illustrated by the Servingman’s dialogue?CAPULET. …Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.SERVINGMAN. You shall have none ill, sir; for I’ll try if they can lick their fingers.CAPULET. How canst thou try them so?SERVINGMAN. Marry, sir, ’tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers. Therefore he that cannot lick his fingers goes not with me. Comic relief
In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act IV, Scene ii, what decision does Capulet make after Juliet seems to agree to the wedding with Paris? To hold the wedding the next day
Which of these quotations from Juliet’s speeches in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act IV, is an example of dramatic irony? Nurse, will you go with me into my closet / To help me sort such needful ornaments / As you think fit to furnish me tomorrow?
According to Montague in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act V, Scene iii, what is the cause of Lady Montague’s death? Grief over Romeo’s banishment
Which of these choices most clearly expresses Romeo’s chief character flaw in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act V? Impulsiveness
Which of the following words is the best antonym for penury? Wealth
Which of the following themes is most clearly suggested by the Prince’s words and actions at the end of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Feuds and vengeance bring tragedy
Which choice best states the tragic theme, or overall message, of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Hasty, reckless actions may have disastrous consequences.
Which statement best supports the claim that Juliet qualifies as a tragic hero in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? She is a noble figure who meets with disaster as a result of fate and her own character flaws.

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