Romeo and Juliet Act 2 comprehension and quotes

Why does Romeo hide from Benvolio and Mercutio? he wants to see Juliet again, he’s in love with her
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? The sun
Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask of Romeo? What does she promise to do? She asks him to change his name, and then she will change hers too.
Juliet warns Romeo that if anyone catches him, he’s dead. What two things does Romeo say he he has for protection? He has her love, and the darkness
Why is Juliet embarrassed in the balcony scene? She accidentally admits to Romeo that she loves him.
Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear his love on the moon? because it’s always changing
What fears do each of the lovers express? That their relationship is too sudden, and that they might be caught together.
What is the plan at the end of the balcony scene? Juliet will send a message to Romeo, so that they can get married.
How has Romeo’s attitude toward life changed since he met Juliet? He was so depressed, and now he’s excited and happy
What has Friar Laurence been gathering in his basket? leaves and flowers
What proposal does Romeo make to Friar Laurence? to make the two married.
What doubts does the friar have about this proposal? He thinks the relationship is too quick
Why does Friar finally agree to Romeo’s proposal? Because it would end their family feud
Everything seems to be going well except for a certain threat. What is that threat? Tybalt challenged Romeo
What warning does the nurse give to Romeo? HE BETTER TREAT JULIET WELL OR SHE WILL BE MAD!
What does the nurse have to do in order to get the two married. Tell Juliet to go to confession, and drop a rope ladder.
What will Juliet say or do so that she can meet Romeo? She will say she’s going to confession
The nurse is supposed to be gone only a half hour, but she is actually gone for how long? 3 hours
How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating to Juliet? She keeps changing the subject, and purposely won’t tell Juliet the plan for her to get married.
What does Friar Laurence mean when he says, “Therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? Don’t take each other for granted, and love each other as long as you live
What is Friar Laurence’s attitude toward the lovers’ insistence that he marry them without delay? He doesn’t want to leave them alone together
Who said “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” ? Juliet to Romeo/herself
Who said “See how she leans her cheek upon her hand! ‘oh, that I were a glove upon her hand!” ? Romeo to Juliet/himself
Who says “More than prince of cats, I can tell you. Oh, he’s the courageous captain of compliments. He fights as you sing.” ? Mercutio to Benvolio
Who says “Then hie you hence to Friar Laurence cell, there stays a husband to make you a wife.” ? Nurse to Juliet
Who says “These violent delights have violent ends.” ? Friar Laurence to Romeo
Who says “But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun.” ? Romeo to Juliet/himself
Who says “He jests at scars that never felt a wound.” ? Romeo to Juliet/himself
Who says “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.” ? Juliet to Romeo/herself
Who says “By a name I know not how to tell thee who I am. My name, dear saint, is hateful to myself Because it is an enemy to thee.” ? Romeo to Juliet
Who says “Good night, good night! Parting is such a sweet sorrow That I shall say good night till it be morrow.” ? Juliet to Romeo
Who says “Lord, how my head aches! What a head have I It beats as it would fall into twenty pieces. My back. o’t’ other side – ah, my back, my back! Beshrew you heart for sending me about To catch my death with jauncing up and down!” ? Nurse to Juliet

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