Romeo and Juliet – Act 2 Review Questions

What is Romeo doing at the beginning of Act Two? He was jumping over the Capulet’s wall to see Juliet!
What uneasy feeling does Friar Lawrence have? He is worried because Romeo and Juliet; their families are enemies.
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to perform the wedding? He wants to help Romeo.
What time will Juliet send word to Romeo the following day? Exactly at 9 o’clock in the morning.
Why is Friar Lawrence surprised by Romeo’s decision to marry Juliet? Romeo loved Rosaline just a day ago and Juliet is a Capulet.
What is Juliet’s mood as Scene 5 opens? Juliet is impatient and excited.
What does Mercutio think is in the letter? A challenge.
Who has sent a letter to the house of Montague? Tybalt.
What concern does Friar Lawrence express about the marriage? the parents will find out.
What prophetic statement does Friar Lawrence make at the close of Scene 3? Wisely and slowly: those who ruun, trip.
What is happening at the beginning of Scene 1? Romeo is going to see Juliet.
Who calls to Juliet while she is on the balcony talking to Romeo? Nurse.
What excuse does Nurse use to delay giving Juliet the news from Romeo? She was telling Juliet her back aches.
Who says the words, “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” ? Juliet.
What is Juliet’s fear? Her and Romeo are going to fast and that her parents will find out about her being married.
While Mercutio is teasing Romeo, who interrupts them? Nurse.
When is the wedding of Romeo and Juliet to be held? It will happen that same day.
Why is Juliet able to go to Friar Lawrence’s cell? She had told her mother she was going to church.

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