Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1

Who are Sampson and Gregory servants of? Sampson and Gregory, servants of the house of Capulet, go out looking for trouble
Who do Sampson and Gregory almost pick a fight with? Sampson and Gregory almost pick a fight with Abram and Balthasar, servants of the house of Montague
But what do Sampson and Gregory start? Seeing a Capulet kinsman, Sampson and Gregory start to fight with Abraham and Balthasar
Who tries to stop the fight, but what happens? Benvolio tries to stop the fight, but Tybalt enters and attacks Benvolio
What do the citizens of Verona do? The citizens of Verona attack both the Capulets and Montagues
Who try to join the fight, but who stops them? Capulet and Montague try to join the fight, but are restrained but their wives
Who stops the fight? How does he stop it? Prince Escalus stops the riot, threatens everyone with death, and takes Capulet with him, leaving Benvolio alone with Montague and Lady Montague
After the fight, what does Lady Montague ask Benvolio? Lady Montague asks where Romeo is
What does Benvolio answer? Benvolio answers that he was up before dawn, wandering in the woods
What do the Montagues say about Romeo, and what does Benvolio answer? The Montagues say that Romeo is afflicted with strange sorrows, and Benvolio offers to find out what’s wrong with him
What do the Montagues do when they see Romeo? Seeing Romeo coming, Montague and Lady Montague leave Benvolio alone to speak with their son
What does Benvolio discover about Romeo’s problem? Benvolio soon discovers that Romeo’s problem is that he loves a woman who doesn’t return his love.
What does Benvolio try to get Romeo to say? Will Romeo? Benvolio tries to get Romeo to say who it is he loves, but Romeo won’t
What does Benvolio suggest to solve Romeo’s problem? Benvolio also tries to get Romeo to solve his problem by looking for another woman, but Romeo seems determine to love and suffer.
Which gesture starts the fight between the Montagues and the Capulets at the beginning of the play? Thumb-biting
Why does Benvolio draw his sword in the street? To stop the fight before it begins
Which character claims to hate peace? Tybalt
Who stops the street battle? Prince Escalus
Why is Romeo so melancholy when the play begins? He loves Rosaline but she doesn’t love him

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