Romeo and Juliet Act 1

Benvolio “Compare her face with some that i shall show,/ “And I will make thee think they swan a crow.”
Nurse “Come Lammas Eve at night shall she be fourteen”
Nurse “A man, young lady–lady, such a man/ As all the world– why, he’s a man of wax”
Romeo “But he that hath the steerage of my course/ Direct my sail”
Romeo “O, she doth teach the torces to burn bright!/ It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/ As a rich jewel in an Eithiop’s ear–“
Romeo “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight, / For i ne’er saw true beauty till this night”
Tybalt “This, by his voice, should be a Montague./ Fetch me my rapier, boy. What dares the slave/ Come hither, covered with an antic face–“
Lord Capulet “He bears him like a portly gentlman,/And, to say truth, Verona broags of him/ To be a irtuous and well-governed youth.”
Romeo “Is she a Capulet?/ O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.”
Juliet “My only love sprung from my only hate!/Too early seen unknown, and known too late.”
Juliet “You kiss by th’ book”
It tells you that he is a peacemaker in the play What does Benvolio’s line, “I do but keep the peace. Put up thy sword/ Or manage it to part these men with me”, say about Benvolio’s character?
he is angered easily, always wants to fight, and he hates the Montagues How does Tybalt’s character differ from Benvolio’s
it suggests that he wants the fued between the families to continue What does Tybalt’s line, “What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word/ As i hate hell, all Montagues, and thee./ Have at thee coward”, say about his character
the law Who is Prince Escalus? (what does he represent)
he says that if they ever disturb the streets again they will be killed What does Prince Escalus say will happen to the families if they fight again
He has been acting depressed and locking himself up in his room Why are Benvolio and the Montagues woried about Romeo
he is in love with a beautiful girl who won’t mary anybody What does Benvolio find out is wrong with Romeo?
he tells him to look at other women and move on What advice does Benvolio give Romeo?
forget about Rosaline What does Romeo say he can’t do?
Yes Is Benvolio a good friend?
Romeo gets the party list for the Capulets’ party and decides to go even though the servant told him to come only if he wasn’t of the house of Montagues and he is What is the first coincidence of the play?
No Does Lord Capulet like the fued and want it to continue?
He wants to marry Juliet Why has Paris come to Lord Capulet
13 (almost 14) How old is Juliet
he tells him to wait two years and look at other girls What does Lord Capulet say when Paris asks to marry Juliet?
He wants Romeo to compare Rosaline to the other women there Why does Benvolio want Romeo to attend the party at the Capulets’?
So he can be with Rosaline Why does Romeo agree to go to the party?
she died What happened to the nurse’s daughter?
she hasn’t thought about it yet How does Juliet feel about getting married?
it means that he is the ideal man What does it mean to call Paris “a man of wax”?
No Is Romeo excited about going to the party?
pun What literary device is Shakespeare using when he compares “sole” and “soul”
they come from an idle mind and mean nothing What does Mercutio think of dreams
Queen Mab Who does Mercutio think is responisble for dreams?
No. He says that he never loved till he saw Juliet and he has never seen anybody as beautiful as her Was Romeo really in love with Rosaline? How do we know?
he wants to kill him What does Tybalt want to do when he finds out that a Montague is at the party?
he wants the fued to end and he respects Romeo’s character What does Lord Capulet’s acceptance of Romeo’s presence tell you about him?
he is a virtuaous, well-governed youth What kind of reputation does Romeo have?
she is saying that if Romeo is married, she will die unmarried What does Juliet mean by the lines, “Go ask his name. If he be married,/ My grave is like to be my marriage bed.”

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