Romeo and Juliet: ACT 2

According to the prologue, what has now happened to Romeo’s love for Rosaline? He’s falling more for Juliet than Rosaline.
Where does Romeo go and WHY? Juliet’s balcony, because he’s in love with her.
What is the opinion of Mercutio and Benvolio about why Romeo is acting strange? They are going over the possibility that he may be in love with someone else.
Romeo says this to Mercutio: “He jests at scars who never felt a wound.” What does he mean by this? He’s never experienced true love.
What extended metaphor does Romeo use for Juliet? She is a beautiful silver moon because of her beauty.
Why does Romeo wish he were a glove? Because he wants to be Juliet’s glove so he can touch her cheeks.
What is ANOTHER metaphor used to describe Juliet? It is the East and Juliet is the sun.
What is the CORRECT meaning of “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” (Doesn’t really mean “where”)! “Oh Romeo, oh Romeo why do you have to be ROMEO?”
At what point does Juliet realize that Romeo is eavesdropping? When he starts speaking to her.
Why does Juliet say she should have been more strange? So she wasn’t as forward and more ladylike. This is due to Romeo and Juliet’s love happening fast-paced and based from looks.
Why does Juliet tell Romeo not to swear by the moon? She can’t take joy in their exchange of promises made that night.
In what way is their love “too like lightning”? It flashes and then disappears
What is the connection between lovers and schoolboys? A lover stays closer to his beloved with enthusiasm, but when a lover leaves his girlfriend he feels as miserable as a schoolboy.
What is the lovers’ plan tomorrow? For them to get married.
What does Friar Lawrence say is paradoxical about flowers and herbs? There’s both poison and medicine; good and evil.
What is Friar Lawrence worried about when he sees Romeo? He’s worried Romeo is upset with anxiety.
Why is Friar suspicious of Romeo’s feelings for Juliet? Is his love just based off of looks?
Why does Friar still agree to help the lovers? He wants both families to get along.

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