Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Questions and vocab

conjure caste a spell
idolatry extreme admiration or love
consorted habitually associate with someone
invocation invoking someone/something as an authority
perjury the offense of willfully telling a lie in cour after having taken oath
procure to obtain something
variable not constant; changing
kinsmen family
confound suprise or confusion
vile evil
malapropism a word that is used incorrectly in a sentence; usually implies that the person using the word is trying to impress someone with their knowledge of the word but fails
What is personified in the opening lines of the prolouge? Romeo’s love fro Rosaline and Juliet
In the prolouge, what problems does the chorus forsee for Romeo and Juliet? They can’t be together because of their families and they will have to meet in secret
Who do Benvolio and Mercutio think Romeo is in love with? This is an example of what type of irony? Rosaline; dramatic irony
Both Bevolio and Mercutio make comments about what kind of love? sexual or physical
Romeo repeats the light and dark images he introduced when he saw Juliet for the first time. Why does Romeo compare Juliet to the sun? She is the light in the darkness
Why does he want the sun to kill the envious moon? Because of the moon’s relationship with Diana (dislike of men & stay a virgin)
Why is the moon envious? Juliet is prettier
Why does he compare Juliet’s eyes to the stars? The lightness to his dark
Paraphrase lines 25-32 Romeo comparing Juliet to an angel
What is Juliet’s attitude toward the fued that has separated the two families? You forget your name or I’ll forget mine.We will find a way to be together.
Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him here. How does Romeo resopond? Love finds a way
Why is Juliet embarred? How does her attitude change? What is she worried about? Romeo heard her talking and she is worried he thinks she is to foreward.
Why does Juliet object to Romeo swearing on the moon? The moon changes, she doesn’t want their love to change like the moon.
Juliet speaks of her fears what does she say? That they are being to rash, unadvised, to sudden, and to fast
Paraphrase lines 139-141 Romeo must be dreaming; its to good to be true
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? To find out the time and place of their marriage
Describe Juliet’s personality flighty
death imagery any words that pertain to death (can also be foreshadowing)
chide scold
Friar Laurence is introduced in a lengthy solioquy in which he philosophies about nature and about mankind. Paraphrase Nature has two qualities to heal and to kill, like nature mankind also has two natures good and bad
When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so ealry on the morning? He has something on his mind or he never went to bed.
What can we infer about Friar Laurence’s and ROmeo’s relationship? They are very close, he tells friar things he tells no one else
What does Romeo tell Friar Laurence, and what does he want from the frair? He loves Juliet and wants for them to be married
What does Friar Laurence meanwhen he says to Romeo, “Young men’s love then lies not truely in their hearts, but in their eyes”? You only loved Rosaline because she was beautiful
What reason does Friar Laurence give for ageeing to marry Romeo and Juliet? Only to end the fued
What advice does Friar Laurence give to Romeo? Be wise and take it slow
shrift and shrive go to confession
What has Tybalt sent Romeo? Who do Romeo’s friends believe Romeo is in love with? A challenge for a duel; Romeo loves Rosaline
According to Mercutio what kind of man is Tybalt? extremly good fencer and the “Prince of Cats”
How does Mercutio feel about Romeo’s mood? Romeo is back to the way he was and Mercutio like it
Describe Mercutio’s personality bawdy (sexual in nature) loves to give people a hard time
What malapropisms does the nurse use? Benvolio’s malaprops reply? Nurse- confidence=conference, ropery=rogery, senecious=sentenceBenvolio- endite=invite
How does Romeo describe Mercutio? He loves to her himself talk but doesn’t say much
What message does the Romeo urge to give to Juliet? What favor does he ask to the Nurse? She should tell her parents she is going to confession so they can be married. To stay and wait for a rope ladder one of his men will bring
Juliet is very impatient to hear news from Romeo. What images does she use in her soliloquy to express this? The nurse should move as quickly as a rolling ball
The nurse is supposed to be gone only half and hour, but she is actually gone for how long? 3 hours
The nurse knows Juliet is impatient, but she keeps putting her off. Why does the nurse do this? She is messing with her, or she wants to change her mind
What does the Nurse agree to help Juliet marry Romeo? Wants her to be hapy and see Juliet marry
What literary device are the Friar’s words in lines 9-11? foreshadowing – violent delights lead to violent ends
What does Frair Laurence mean when he says, “Therefore, love mederatly; long love doth so”? Take your time, get to know one another so you will have something to build on
How does Act 2 end? Romeo and Juliet get married
How soon after they meet do Romeo and Juliet get married? Less than 24 hours

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