Romeo and Juliet Act 2

Gapes To desire eagerly
Beloved To be loved
Conjure To make something
Discourses Formal conversation
Bescreened Concealed
Peril Danger
Enmity Enemy
Porogued Deferred
Perjuries Lies under oath
Idolatry Worshipping someone/something
Procure Obtain
Beseech Beg
Bondage Enslaved
Sallow Sickly
Chide Scold
Waverer Somebody who indecisive
Allience A group of people who come together for a common cause/marriage
Rancor Feud/hatred
Feign Fake
Unweildy Hard to control
Triumph To win/victories
Consume To take in/use up
Loathsome Hateful
Confounds Destroy
Moderately The right amount
PROLOGUE
“Now old desire doth in his deathbed lie” Romeo does not love Rosaline
“Now Romeo is beloved and loves again” Romeo’s love is returned
“But passion lends them power, time means, to meet, tempering extremities with extreme sweet” Even though Romeo and Juliet are putting themselves at risk by seeing each other, they still do because the reward of love is worth it
SCENE 1
What are Benvolio and Mercutio doing? Searching for Romeo
Where do they think he is/with who? With Rosaline (They don’t know about Juliet)
SCENE 2
“It is the East and Juliet is the sun” Line compares Juliet to the sun– the sun rises in the EastJuliet provides:-warmth-light-comfort-a new day
“Be but sworn my love//and I’ll no longer be a Capulet” Juliet says that is Romeo swears he loves her, then she will leave her family for him— Juliet doesn’t think that a name defines character
“Oh Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” She is asking, “Why are you Romeo?” Who do you have to be a Montague?
“Tis but thy name, this is my enemy” Your name makes us enemies- Romeo will change his name to be with Juliet and vice versa SPOKEN BY JULIET
“With love’s light wings did I o’er perch these walls” Romeo is so in love that he is willing to climb the wall
“Too like the lightning, with doth cease to be” Juliet thinks the relationship is moving too fast
“My life were better ended by their hate than death prorogued, wanting of they love” Romeo would rather die than live w/o Juliet
“Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow” Juliet proposes marriage
SCENE 3
What time is it when the scene begins? Early morning; cloudy with streaks of sun
What is Friar Lawrence doing? Picking weeds and flowers to create a potion
“The Earth that’s nature’s mother is her tomb; what is her burying grave, that is her womb” Earth can both nurture and bury
“Virtue itself turns to vice, being misapplied, and vice sometimes by action dignified” Make something good out of a bad situation
“Wast thou with Rosaline?” Friar Lawrence and Romeo close– Lawrence knows about Rosaline
How does Friar Lawrence feel about Romeo’s new love? -Such a sudden change-He loves with his eyes
“For this allience may so happy prove turn your household’s rancor to pure love” Friar Lawrence thinks the marriage will end the feud
SCENE 4
“Tybalt, the kinsman to old Capulet, hath sent a letter to his father’s house” Tybalt sends a letter to Romeo’s house suggesting a challenge
“…for the bawdy bawdy hand of the dial is now upon the prick of noon” Romeo and Mercurio are rude to the nurse
“…if you should lead her in a fools’ paradise..” The nurse doubts Romeo’s sincerity
Romeo and the nurse arrange for him and Juliet to meet at Friar Lawrence’s cell
“Within this hour my man shall be with thee and bring thee chords made like a tackled stair…” man=BalthazarRomeo makes plan to sneak into Juliet’s room after the marriage
When the nurse comes back.. Juliet is impatient and wants to know what Romeo said; the nurse aches
SCENE 6
“So smile the heavens upon this holy act that after-hours with sorrow chide us not” Friar Lawrence has misgivings about the wedding and prays for the heavens to not scold him
“These violent delights have violent ends…..” Friar Lawrence says that if R and J are guided by passion, there may be dire consequences
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