ROMEO AND JULIET ACT 1 STUDY GUIDE

Benvolio Romeo’s cousin; persistent; player
Romeo hopeless romantic
Mercutio close friend (ROMEO), satire
Juliet daughter of Lord capulet
Tybalt -juliet’s cousin, aggressive
Prince Escalus prince of vernona, wants public peace
Augment increase
Aurora a natural phenomenon when green light appears in the sky
Prince Escalus breaks up a fight caused by the feud between the two families. He says that if a fight happens again, those involved will be… put to death
Lord Montague, Lady Montague, and ****** discuss Romeo’s mood. Romeo’s parents
List two things that they say to indicate that he is depressed. isolated and depressed
Romeo confesses he is depressed because… Rosaline does not love him back and he doesn’t have a chance with her
Trow believe
Rood acrucitix
Paris asks Lord Capulet for permission to,… marry Juliet
List two reasons that Lord Capulet hesitates to give his permission to Paris juliet is too youngafraid to lose her
Why do the nurse and Lady Capulet think that Paris will make a fine husband? Because he is handsome
What does Juliet promise her mother? That she will take a look but won’t promise anything
Why is Romeo afraid to go to the banquet? Because he will see Rosaline
Prodigious impressive
When Romeo first sees Juliet, his sad mood suddenly changes. Write two phrases that Romeo uses to describe Juliet. “I did not know beauty ’till this night””An Ethel Jewel”
Lord Capulet forbids Tybalt to fight with Romeo at the banquet. What does Lord Capulet say to show how feels about Romeo? Virtuous and well-governe’d youth”
Describe Romeo’s and Juliet’s reactions upon learning each other’s identity. Rome was kind of shocked but he did not careJuliet was a eager and shocked too
Act 1.2One pain is less’ned by another’s anguish; Turn giddy and be holp by backward turning; One desperate grief cures with another’s anguish: Take though some new infection to thy eye, And the rank poison of the old will die. Benvolio to Romeo
Act 1.5Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt. Romeo to Romeo
My only love, sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me, That I must love a loathed enemy. Juliet to Juliet
Find an example of foreshadowing in Act I. Describe it below. An example would be when Romeo’s friends convince him to attend to the Capulet’s party to meet girls and obviously he would meet a girl and fall in love
Are Romeo and Juliet really in love? Why or why not? Do you see any possible threats to their relationship? What are they? No I don’t think they are in love because they just met. I think both are them were desperate; Romeo was desperate to get over Rosaline and Juliet was desperate to not marry Paris
Romeo and Juliet are described as “ill-fated” lovers. What is the main obstacle that stands in the way of their love? their families who hate each other
If Romeo and Juliet asked for your advice, what would you suggest? To talk to the parents and convince them and get to an agreement
Are Romeo and Juliet really in love? Why or why not? No because they don’t really know each other
When and where do you think Romeo and Juliet will see each other next? In heaven

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