Romeo and Juliet Act 2

They are looking for Romeo. What are Benvolio and Mercutio wandering around Verona for after the Capulet party?
They assume Romeo wants to be alone and is just upset about Roseline. Why do Benvolio and Mercutio finally go home?
Because she is out of his reach, bright, beautiful, and guides him. Why does Romeo compare Juliet to the sun?
The moon isn’t always there and so Romeo’s love might not always be there. Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear his love by the moon?
Their last names. What is the only thing that is keeping Romeo and Juliet apart?
No. Would changing their last names change who they are?
1.) Romeo asks Friar Laurence to marry them 2.) Romeo shares plan with the nurse3.) Juliet will ‘go to shrift/confession’4.) Nurse goes to get rope ladder 5.) Get married What is the plan for them to get married? (4/5 Steps)
The nurse. How will Juliet know about the plans of the wedding?
To be the messenger and get the rope ladder for Romeo so they can have their honeymoon. What is the Nurse’s job in the role of the plan?
Like Juliet’s nurse, also priest at church. Who is Friar Laurence?
He thinks that it will either get rid of the hate between the two families or it will make Romeo really happy. Why does the Friar agree to marry them?
Crying over Roseline. Where do Friar, Benvolio, and Mercutio think that Romeo has been all night?
A letter saying that he wants to fight. What has Tybalt sent to Romeo’s home?
Mercutio thinks Romeo still likes Roseline so he’d rather be dead and get killed because she doesn’t love him. Why doesn’t Mercutio think Romeo will be successful in regard to the content of the letter?
About 12 hours. Romeo and Juliet for known each other for how long at this point?
Shrift is confession. Juliet will get out of the house alone by saying she is going to shrift, when really she is going to get married. Define shrift and explain its importance to the play/plot.
They fell in love quick and they’re not supposed to be in love anyways so their families could find out and tear them apart. Also, they’re rushing into this marriage. Worry about parents finding out. Etc. Threats to Romeo and Juliet’s happiness.
The road less traveled because they’re doing everything the difficult way. Which road have Romeo and Juliet taken?
Jumping over the Capulet’s wall to see Juliet What is Romeo doing at the beginning of Act 2?
Worried because Romeo and Juliet; their families are enemies What uneasy feeling does Friar Lawrence have?
Wants to help Romeo. Why does Friar Lawrence agree to perform the wedding?
Exactly at 9 o’clock in the morning What time will Juliet send word to Romeo the following day?
He loved Rosaline just a day ago and Juliet is a Capulet Why is Friar Lawrence surprised by Romeo’s decision to marry Juliet?
Impatient and excited. What is Juliet’s mood as Scene 5 opens?
A challenge What does Mercutio think is in the letter?
Tybalt. Who has sent a letter to the house of Montague?
The parents will find out What concern does Friar Lawrence express about the marriage?
Wisely and slowly: those who run, trip. What prophetic statement does Friar Lawrence make at the close of Scene 3?
Romeo is going to see Juliet What is happening at the beginning of Scene 1?
Nurse Who calls to Juliet while she is on the balcony talking to Romeo?
Telling Juliet about her back aches. What excuse does Nurse use to delay giving Juliet the news from Romeo?
Juliet Who says the words, “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” ?
She and Romeo are going to fast and their parents will find out about the marriage What is Juliet’s fear?
Nurse. While Mercutio is teasing Romeo, who interrupts them?
That same day When is the wedding of Romeo and Juliet to be held?
She told her mother she was going to church. Why is Juliet able to go to Friar Lawrence’s cell?
Romeo “He jests at scars that never felt a wound.But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!”
Juliet “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father and refuse thy name Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.”
Romeo “My life were better ended by their hateThan death prorogued, wanting of thy love.”
Juliet “O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,That monthly changes in her circle orb,Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”
Juliet “Well, do not swear. Although I joy in thee,I have no joy of this contract tonight.It is too rash, too unadvis’d, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to beEre one can say it lightens. Sweet, good night!”
Juliet “My bounty is as boundless as the sea;My love as deep the more I give to thee,The more I have, for both are infinite.”
Juliet “If that thy bent of love be honorable,Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow,By one that I’ll procure to come to thee,”
Juliet “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrowThat I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
Friar “Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here!Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear,So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then liesNot truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.”
Romeo “O, let us hence! I stand on sudden haste.”
Mercutio “More than Prince of Cats. O, he’s the courageouscaptain of compliments. He fights as you sing prick-song,”
Nurse “Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’ cell; There stays a husband to make you a wife.”
Friar “These violent delights have violent ends”

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