Romeo and Juliet Act 2

Where does Romeo go to get away from Mercutio and Benvolio? the orchard behind the wall in Juliet’s house
What does Mercutio say to lure Romeo back to the group? He says many things but is unsuccessful.
What does Romeo compare Juliet to? the sun and it is a metaphor
What does Romeo compare Juliet’s eyes to? 2 stars
What does Romeo wish he were? a glove upon Juliet’s hand so he could touch her cheek
When Juliet speaks out loud, what is she wishing for? that Romeo wasn’t a Montague
According to Juliet, what is a name? a label that claims something; it really has no meaning; it is no part of a man
What is Juliet asking Romeo to do for her? give up his name
If Romeo won’t do what she asks, what will she do? give up her name
Why is Romeo hesitant to tell her who he is? his name is hateful to her
What warning does Juliet give to Romeo? if the guards see him they will kill him
According to Romeo, how was he able to get over the high orchard wall? he flew on love’s wings
How did Romeo find out where Juliet’s balcony was? love showed him the way
Why should Juliet be embarrassed? She fell in love too fast and said too much, and maybe he does not feel the same.
What does Tybalt call the Nurse? A bawd, a bawd, a bawd, or a streetwalker
Who says to the Nurse that he saw no man use her at his pleasure? Peter
If he thinks this, what will she do? marry him
What does she assure Romeo? that she loves him
By what objects does Romeo swear his love by? the moon, and himself
what doesn’t Juliet want him to swear by and why the moon, because it is inconsistent
Juliet says, “I have no joy in the contract tonight.” Why does she say this? It is too fast, unadvised and sudden.
How much does Juliet love Romeo? As much as the sea is deep
What does Romeo fear when Juliet leaves to talk to the nurse? That it is all a dream and Juliet and his love aren’t real
What does Juliet wish Romeo were, and what does she fear might happen? her bird, and she would pet it so much she might kill it
Where is Romeo going when he leaves Juliet? to talk to Friar Lawrence
In the beginning of scene 3, what time of day is it Monday morning
What is Friar Laurence doing in the opening of Act II? collecting flowers, seeds, and weeds and discussing their purposes both good and evil
Why is he collecting flowers, seeds, and weeds? to make medicines
When the friar looks at a certain flower, what does he say the power of this flower are? poison and powerful medicine
How is this flower compared to mankind? it has good and evil
Where does Friar Lawrence think Romeo has been all night? with Rosaline
Who is the Prince of Cats? Tybalt
What favor does Romeo ask of Friar Lawrence? to marry him and Juliet
Who says that Tybalt is the Prince of Cats? Mercutio
On what does Romeo base his love? on whether the girl is beautiful or not
Will the Friar help Romeo? yes
Why does Friar Laurence say that he will marry Romeo and Juliet? He thinks that it may bring their families together.
Where does Mercutio think Romeo has been all night? with Rosaline
Who has sent a letter to Romeo’s house and why? Tybalt, he wants to duel
What name does Mercutio give Tybalt? the King and Prince of Cats
For whom is the Nurse looking? Romeo
What time does Juliet send the Nurse to find Romeo? 9:00 am
What is the message that Romeo sends? The Friar said yes, and he will sneak into her room with a rope ladder.
When the scene 4 opens, what is Juliet’s state of mind? She is anxious for the message from her Nurse.
What time is it when the scene 5 opens? Monday at 12:00 noon
When Juliet is talking before the nurse arrives, what is the that called? a soliloquy
According to Juliet, why is the nurse so slow? she is old
What are the nurse’s complaints? Her back, neck, and head hurt, she is also tired and jostled.
Why does she complain and not tell Juliet? She is teasing her.
The Friar gives Romeo some important advice. What is it? Do not enter into love too fast or you will burn love out.
What two objects does Friar Laurence compare to love? 1) fire and gunpowder 2) honey
What must the Friar hurry and do? marry them so they can be alone for their honeymoon

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