Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Quiz

the act of invoking something or someone for assistance or as an authority;noun invocation
a small, bushy tree of the rose family that bears small, brown, apple like fruits; noun medlar
instructions written into the script of a play that tell what actions should be going stage directions
Because he wishes to remain near Juliet and because he prefers to be alone, Romeo avoids his friends and climbs the wall into Capulet’s orchard Scene 1 According to the stage directions why is Romeo ignoring his friends?
a reference to a commonly known cultural work allusions
Allusion “speak to my gossip Venus one fair word” is what literary element
Mercutio is conjuring up Romeo’s spirit because he thinks Romeo is still in love with Rosaline and moping about it Scene 1 Whose spirit does Mercutio say he should conjure up and why?
He is trying to tell Mercutio that Romeo is always like this because he is always depressed What does Benvolio conclude at the end of Scene 1 when he says “Go then, for ’tis in vain/ To seek him here that means not to be found”
Foils: Mercutio is always jolly and he is always challenging Romeo’s views while Romeo is always depressed Comic Relief: Mercutio is the comic relief because he is used to lighten up the mood since it is still upsetting how Romeo and Juliet found out that they are enemies How does Scene 1 provide comic relief and show Mercutio as a foil to Romeo?
to ask for something earnestly;verb Entreat
the willful giving of false testimony under oath or affirmation;lying;noun Perjuries
A long speech a character gives while alone onstage Soliloquy
A long speech given by one character directly to another character or characters Monologue
soliloquy because he is speaking a long speech alone and not directly to someone Scene 2 The stage directions state at first that Romeo is alone, but then Juliet enters the scene, although she is not aware of him. Explain whether this makes Romeo’s Lines 2-25 a soliloquy or monologue?
Romeo is saying how Mercutio is making fun of him because of how he acts towards love but Mercutio has never been in love so Romeo is saying that he shouldn’t judge him. Scene 2 Explain the meaning of Romeo’s comment in Line 1 about Mercutio “He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
Metaphor Scene 2 “and Juliet is the sun!” is what literary element
Personification and Kenning “Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,/Who is already sick and pale with grief” What two literary elements are there in this line
_Two most beautiful stars -Being able to look in your eyes-Sparkly and Twinkling -Romeo says this in Scene 2 “Two of the fairest stars in all heaven””Having some business, do entreat her eyes””To twinkle in their spheres till they return” Tranlate line and draw picture.
deny their names and go against their families Scene 2 Explain what Juliet proposes that her and Romeo do in order to continue their love?
Should he speak to Juliet or just be quiet and listen to her talk Scene 2 Explain what Romeo is debating in his aside “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?”
Language that creates particular images, usually using the five senses imagery
A private remark a character makes directly to one other character or to the audience aside
giving human qualities to something non-human personification
The renaming of something or someone using words that are more rhythmic sounding Ex: book-worm kenning
That their names don’t necessarily define who they are Scene 2 What conclusion does Juliet come to during her monologue about the nature of names?
He says yes he is willing to change his name Scene 2 How does Romeo respond to Juliet when she asks who is there listening to her?
She is scared her kinsmen will catch and kill him Scene 2 Explain why Juliet is so concerned that Romeo has come to her house that night?
Juliet Scene 2 “What’s a Montague? It is that it is just a label nor hand nor foot.” Who says this?
Juliet Scene 2 “If they do see thee. They will murder thee.” Who says this?
Romeo says that he’s rather die loving Juliet and having her than live and not love her or have her Scene 2 How does Romeo respond to Juliet’s concerns about the kinsmen?
Romeo Scene 2 “And but thou love me, let them. Find me here. My life were better ended by their hate than death proroogued wanting of my love.” Who says this?
Romeo is saying that he would die for their love. He is foreshadowing his early death. Scene 2 Translate how Romeo views the risk he’s taking explain how it can be seen as foreshadowing “…let them find me here./My life were better ended by their hate/Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love.”
The use of clues, often not fully explained, that hint at events that will occur in the future Foreshadowing
She is regretting that she didn’t play hard to get but there’s no point now because he already knows that she loves him Scene 2 Summarize Juliet’s Monologue
because the moon is always changing and she doesn’t want their love to change Scene 2 Explain why Juliet doesn’t want Romeo to swear he loves her by the moon
they get married so their love can not be denied and send someone to ask him when and where? Scene 2 Explain how Juliet proposes they continue their love?
Comparing two things using connecting words such as (like, than, or as) Simile
-Kenning -Scene 2 -Romeo is renaming his spiritual advisor as a ghostly sire “Hence will I to my ghostly sire’s close cell,” What literary element and why?
To his spiritual advisor to tell him what occurred with Juliet for good luck Where is Romeo going to at the end of Scene 2?
immoral or wicked behavior; noun vice
He think it’s nice Romeo came but he doesn’t know why he’s so early Scene 3 Explain what Friar Lawrence infers from the fact that Romeo has come to see him so early
-Friar Lawrence -Scene 3 “What early tongue so sweet saluteth me?” Who said this?
He asks Friar to marry him and Juliet Scene 3 Exactly what does Romeo ask Friar Lawrence?
How the writer chooses words and punctuation to create the overall intention of the writing tone
He is surprised that Romeo moved on from Rosaline so fast Scene 3 Describe Friar Lawrence’s reaction to Romeo’s request
Kenning because brine is saltwater so it is renaming salty tears -Friar -Scene 3 “What a deal of brine/Hath washed thy sallow cheeks for Rosaline!” What literary element?
He is trying to explain to Romeo that he really doesn’t love Juliet -Friar -Scene 3 “For doting, not for loving, pupil mine” Explain?
-He is saying that he loved Rosaline but Rosaline didn’t love him but Juliet and Romeo have mutual love Scene 3 How does Romeo explain the difference between his experience with Juliet and with Rosaline?
An adjective phrase use to add description or characterize someone or something epithet
-Epithet -Mercutio -Scene 4 “Why, that same pale hearted wench, that Rosaline” What literary element?
sent a letter to Romeo’s father asking to duel and they are saying that Romeo will lose the duel -Scene 4 What has Tybalt done that the boys are gossiping about?
because Tybalt is a well-studied fencist and he always wins fights (duels) and is more into fighting than love when romeo is more into love than fighting -Scene 4 Why is Mercutio concerned about Romeo agreeing to duel Tybalt?
Allusion -Mercutio -Scene 4 “Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flow’d in” What literary element?
-Alliteration -Mercutio is making fun of the nurse and telling Peter the nurse’s servant to get her her fan because her fan is prettier than her face -Scene 4 “Good Peter, to hide her face, for her fan’s the fairer face.” What literary element?
The Nurse’s warning to Romeo is about how Juliet is young and she doesn’t want Romeo taking advantage of her. Scene 4 Explain what the Nurse’s warning to Romeo is about?
They are going to meet at Friar Lawrence’s cell and be forgiven of her sins then married Explain the details of Romeo’s plan to meet up with Juliet
Scene 4 and because Romeo’s change of mood, it’s a lighter scene, and this scene is more free-flowing What Scene and why does Shakespeare abandon any type of format writing?
Unrhymed lines written in iambic pentameter Blank Verse
a soft moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth; noun poultice
a person made to do hard, menial, or dull work; noun drudge
Scene 5 Juliet is scared that the nurse can’t find Romeo Explain what Juliet is worried about at the beginning of this scene?
She teases Juliet by taking forever to tell Juliet whether it was good news or bad news about Romeo Scene 5 Describe the Nurse when she finally arrives at Juliet’s home?
The nurse says that Romeo is an honest gentleman who is courteous kind and handsome. But his legs are too long.Scene 5 How does the Nurse describe her impression of Romeo?
To show off Juliet’s flaws or her brattiness and for suspense Scene 5 Why do you think Shakespeare stretched out this scene?
He’s concerned about the consequence of the marriage and that the heavens will punish them for it later What concern does Friar have regarding the consequence of this marriage?
Romeo says that their love will last until death does them part and they die in less than 24 hours from this scene Explain how Romeo’s reaction to Friar concern conveys foreshadowing
Boys and girls back in this time weren’t supposed to be alone for too long together or at all. Explain why Friar says that they have to hurry up and perform the ceremony?

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