Romeo and Juliet Act 1

In the prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers? they will die
What does Escalus say he will do to anyone who fights in the future? they will die
According to Benvolio and Mercutio, how has Romeo been acting recently sad
What remedy does Benvolio suggest for Romeo’s problem? forget about Rosiline, look for someone else
In scene 2, what does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry Juliet woo her
Why does the servant ask Romeo to read the list of guests who are invited to the party at the Capulets? he cant read
What makes Romeo decide to go to the party Rosiline is on the list
In scene 3 we learn that Juliet is how old? 13
What is the nurse’s opinion of Poarus he is a man of wax
How do Romeo and friends plan to hide their identity at the Capulet party? wear masks
Who is Queen Mab? the fairy
What feelings about dreams does Mercutio express in his Queen Mab monologue? dreams dont mean anything
At the end of scene 4, what does Romeo fear? there would be an untimely death
How does Romeo react when e first sees Juliet? What does he compare her to? he compares her to a dove, and he forgets about Rosiline
How does Juliet react to Romeo in their first meeting? the same way as Romeo
How does Tybalt react to the new that Romeo is at the party? How does Capulet react? Tybalt wants to kill him, Capulet wants to keep peace
Romeo The son and heir of Montague and Lady Montague. About sixteen, loves Juliet
Juliet The daughter of Capulet and Lady Capulet. Thirteen-year-old girl in love with Romeo
Mercutio A kinsman to the Prince, and Romeo’s close friend
The Nurse Juliet’s nurse, the woman who breast-fed Juliet when she was a baby and has cared for Juliet her entire life
Tybalt A Capulet, Juliet’s cousin on her mother’s side
Capulet Father of Juliet, husband of Lady Capulet, and enemy of Montague
Lady Capulet Juliet’s mother, Capulet’s wife
Montague Romeo’s father, enemy of Capulet.
Paris A kinsman of the Prince, and the suitor of Juliet most preferred by Capulet
Benvolio Montague’s nephew, Romeo’s cousin and friend
Prince Escalus The Prince of Verona
Pun a word that suggests 2 or more meanings usually for humor
Couplet 2 line speech that rhymes
Aside privater convorsation
Monologue long speech by 1 character with others on stage
Solioquy long speech by 1 character alone on stage
Shakespearean Sonnet 14 line poem every other line rhymes and final 2 rhyme
Whats happens in scene 1 A street fight breaks out between the Montagues and Capulets which is broken up by the prince
Scene 2? Paris tells Capulet he wants to marry Juliet. Capulet invites him to a party
Scene 3? Lady Capulet informs Juliet of Paris’s marriage proposal and praises him. Juliet says she has not even dreamed of marrying but will consider
Scene 4? Romeo, Benvolio, and Mercutio approach the party in masks, Romeo is anxious because of a dream
Scene 5? Romeo meets Juliet, Tybalt recognizes Romeo, they are then separated when they find out they belong to enemy houses

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