Romeo and Juliet act 1

What does toil mean? Over exaggerated.
What is an oxymoron? 2 opposite words side by side, used to show confusion.
What is an aside? Interruption of dialogue; used to show what a character is thinking.
What is a soliloquy? A long speech by a character to reveal what he/she is thinking.
What is a sonnet? A poem with 14 lines containing 3 quatrains and one rhyming couplet.
What is iambic pentameter? It is a rhythm, each line has 5 iamb’s and 10 syllables and every other syllable is emphasized.
What is a regular rhyme scheme? A pattern of rhymes.
What is a rhyming couplet? When two lines rhyme.
Who is Lord Montague? Romeo’s father.
Is Lord Montague a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Montague.
Who is Lady Montague? Romeo’s mother.
Is Lady Montague a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Montague.
Who is Romeo? Lord and Lady Montague’s son.
Is Romeo a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Montague.
Who is Benvolio? Romeo’s cousin.
Is Benvolio a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Montague.
Who is Balthasar? One of Romeo’s servants.
Is Balthasar a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Montague.
Who is Lord Capulet? Juliet’s father.
Is Lord Capulet a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Capulet.
Who is Lady Capulet? Juliet’s mother.
Is Lady Capulet a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Capulet.
Who is Juliet? Lord and Lady Capulet’s daughter.
Is Juliet a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Capulet.
Who is Tybalt? Juliet’s cousin.
Is Tybalt a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Capulet.
Who is Nurse? Juliet’s helper.
Is Nurse a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Capulet.
Who is Prince Escallus? The prince of Verona.
Is Prince Escallus a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Neutral.
Who is Paris? One of the kings men of Prince Escallus.
Is Paris a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? He is neutral but he favors the Capulets since he wants to marry Juliet.
Who is Mercutro? One of the kings men of Prince Escallus.
Is Mercutro a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? He is neutral but he favors the Montagues.
Who is Friar Lawrence? He is a religious leader.
Is Friar a Montague, a Capulet, or neutral? Neutral.
What does profaners of this neighbor-stainèd steel mean? Using weapons to shed each others blood instead of for invaders.
Where does Romeo and Juliet take place? Verona, Italy.
Around when does the play take place? Mid July.
True or false, the Montagues and Capulets grudge is new. False, the grudge is “ancient” (has been in existence for a long time).
How long is the play? 2 hours.
How many times have the Montagues and the Capulets fought on the street? 3 times.
What will happen if the Montagues and Capulets fight on the street one more time? They will be executed.
True or false, Romeo has a good relationship with his parents. False, Romeo does not have a good relationship with his parents since his dad can not talk to him about what is wrong.
Who does Romeo like? Rosaline.
Who wants to marry Juliet? Paris.
True or false, Lord Capulet agrees to force Juliet to marry Paris? False, he says he will wait two years to force Juliet to marry.
True or false, Juliet is an only child. True.
True or false, Lady Capulet and Lady Montague support their husbands fighting? False, they both tried to get their husbands to stop.
How is Benvolio going to help Romeo? He will help him get over his love of Rosaline.
What is Lord Capulet’s compromise with Paris? If Paris can convince Juliet to marry him, Lord Capulet will approve.
Who is invited to the Capulet’s party? Anybody who is not a Montague.
Can serving men read? No.
True or false, Rosaline is invited to the Capulet’s party? True.
Why does Benvolio urge Romeo to crash the Capulet’s party? So Romeo can find somebody else to love.
Why does Romeo agree to crash the party? So he can see Rosaline.
Who is Juliet closer with, her mom or Nurse? Nurse.
Does Nurse think Paris is a good match for Juliet? Yes, she does.
What does Juliet say in response to finding out that Paris wants to marry her? That she will consider him as a possible husband.
How old is Juliet? 13, almost 14.
How old was Juliet’s mom when she gave birth to Juliet? Around 13 (Juliet’s age).
What is true about the Montague and Capulet families? For every member of the Montague family, there is an equivalent member of the Capulet family.
What type of images does Mercutio’s dream contain? Light and dark.
What is Mercutio’s dream an example of and why? Foreshadowing because his dream goes from light to dark images and the play goes from light to dark images.
Does Romeo think he has control over the events in his life? No, he thinks that fate controls his life.
Who does Romeo fall in love with at the party? Juliet.
Who finds out Romeo is at the party? Tybalt.
Is Tybalt happy with Romeo being at the party? No, he is very annoyed and angered.
Is Lord Capulet okay with Romeo being at the party? Yes, he has agreed to keep the peace and does not want to start a riot.
True of false, Tybalt vows to get revenge. True.
How does Romeo describe his lips? As two blushing pilgrims.
When does Romeo find out Juliet is a Capulet? After he has kissed Juliet.
When does Juliet find out Romeo is a Montague? After she has kissed Romeo.
Hi! I hope this quizlet helps. Please let me know if there are any mistakes. Feel free to share this with anybody who wants it. Grant.

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