Romeo and Juliet Act 3

1. After he is wounded in III. i., Mercutio says to Romeo, “Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm.” What does he mean (in contemporary language)? Why did you come between us? I just got run through with a sword because you got in the way.Mercutio complains that romeo got in the way of tybalts attack, helping him successfully stabbing mercutio. I got run through tht
2. When Benvolio announces Mercutio’s death, Romeo replies, “This day’s black fate on moe days doth depend; / This but begins the woe others must end.” Describe Romeo’s emotional reaction to Mercutio’s death. he reacts with grief and fear of the future
3. After Tybalt’s death, the Prince sentences Romeo to what punishment? excommunication; banishment; exiled
4. At the beginning of III. ii., Juliet is alone in Capulet’s orchard. She delivers a long speech in which she eagerly anticipates Romeo’s arrival at nightfall. What kind of dramatic speech is it? soliloquy
5. In III.iii., when Romeo learns about the Prince’s decree, what word(s) best express(es) his reaction as he talks with Friar Lawrence? Doomsday, angry, romeo believes that banishment is worse than death
6. What is the main purpose of Scene iv, with Capulet, Lady Capulet, and Paris? The scene contains dramatic irony, where the capulets intend to marry juilet to paris, the dramatic irony does not that juilet is married to romeo
7. By the end of Act III, how has Juliet come to regard the Nurse? she feels that the nurse has betrayed her.
What is an aside? short speech in which a character reveals inner thoughts or feelings
9. At the end of Act III, what does Juliet decide to do? Goes and seeks help from Friar Lawrence
10. In Scene v, Lady Capulet, who thinks Juliet is lamenting the death of Tybalt, tells her, “Therefore have done. Some grief shows much of love; / But much of grief shows still some want of wit.” Paraphrase this passage. Some grief is apportaite but too much of it means youre not using your brain, to much means a lack of logic or reasoning

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