Romeo and Juliet act 2 study guide

Summarize the chorus lines at the beginning of Act 2 Romeo is over Rosaline, and he is now in love with Juliet. However he can not ask Juliet’s father for permission because of the family feud/conflict. Despite this they will be together
what is the purpose of this opening by the chorus the chorus reminds us again that Romeo and Juliet can not be together because they are enemies, but they will find a way to make it possible
What does Mercutio say about “blind love” Mercutio says that “blind love”, or love based on looks, is not true love
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to He compares her to the sun
How does Juliet “speak, yet.. nothing” she is not saying anything, but her looks are speaking to Romeo
When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what is Romeo’s response he wants to be the glove on her cheek so that he can touch her cheek
what does Romeo mean about that response he wants to touch her
who is the speaker, audience, and subject of this quote” what’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet. So Romeo would, were he not Romeo called, Retain that dear perfection which he owes without that title. Romeo, doff thy name; and for thy name, which is no part of thee, take all myself the speaker is Juliet and the audience is herself because she is talking to herself and the subject of this quote is that a name does not determine who you are
How does Romeo claim to have climbed the orchard walls to get to Juliet’s balcony he said he climbed the balcony by love’s light wings. For nothing will hold him back from getting to Juliet
For what purpose is Juliet to send someone to Romeo on the following day She will send someone for an answer about marrying her
what has Friar Laurence been out gathering in his basket poisonous weeds
explain the meaning of lines 21-22: “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, and vice sometime by action dignified”. virtue means high morals and vice means immoralA good deed can have negative consequences if done in the wrong way
what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning he thinks that Romeo has been with Rosaline
what is the purpose of the following lines: Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes”. men only love pretty women
what favor does Friar Laurence agree to do for Romeo and Juliet? What is his reason for agreeing he agrees to marry romeo and Juliet so that the feud will end between the Capulets and Montagues”for this alliance may so happy prove to turn your household rancor to pure love”.
according to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt sly, good at fighting
what is nurse warning Romeo of in lines 152-160 nurse was making sure that Romeo wouldn’t break her heart or use her and that it was pure what he was feeling
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? come to confession (shrift)
How does nurse act when Juliet asks her for the new from Romeo she acts like her back and head hurts
why does nurse act this way she acts this way to tease her
what does Friar Laurence mean when he says, “Therefore, love moderately: long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy too slow if you love in moderation, you can enjoy the relationship, think through your decisions. get to know the person
In Friar Laurence’s speech, what language foreshadows a violent end to the marriage of Romeo and Juliet? “These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume

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