Romeo and Juliet Act 1

What Italian city is the setting of Romeo and Juliet? Verona
The street fight in the opening scene is between servants of what two families? Capulets and Montagues
Benvolio tries to stop the fight. Who attacks him? Tybalt
What does the prince say will happen to anyone who disturbs the peace? he will kill them (their life will pay the price)
How does Benvolio plan to cure Romeo’s lovesickness for Rosaline? find him another girl
How many children does Lord Capulet have? one
Who is the young man who ask permission to marry Juliet? Paris
Who tells Juliet that Count Paris would be a fine husband? Lady Capulet and the nurse
Who wants to attack Romeo at the Capulets’ masked ball? Tybalt
After Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love, who tells each of them the other’s identity the nurse
Which family employees Sampson and Gregory Capulets
Which family is Benvolio a member of? Montagues
According to the prince, how many times have the Capulets and the Montagues disturbed the peace? 3
How old is Juliet? 13 almost 14
Why does Capulet’s servant complain about his errand? he does not know how to read the names on it
lengthy speech given in front of other characters monologue
lengthy speech given alone on stage soliloquy
brief comment made to the side and it’s not meant for everyone to hear aside
Capulets Lady CapuletLord CapuletJulietTybaltSampsonGregoryNursePeter
Montagues Lord MontagueLady MontagueRomeoBenvolioAbrahamBalthasar
Neutral MercutioPrince EscalusParisFriar Lawrence ChorusApothecary
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stage directions notes to tell us how it should be performed

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