Romeo and Juliet Act 3

According to Benvolio’s first lines of the scene, what is the weather like that day? Why does this kind of weather breed trouble (line 4)? Hot and it makes you angry easily
) Mercutio is outraged because Romeo will not answer Tybalt’s challenge to a duel. As a result, the first sword fight is between _______ and __________. Mercutio, Tybalt
Who wants to stop this first fight and why? Romeo and he doesn’t want anyone to get hurt and he loves Juliet so he wants the families to get along
______Tybalt______ kills ________Mercutio______, but which character was accidentally at fault? Romeo
What pun (or double meaning) is intended by Mercutio’s line, “ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man”? He’s going to be in his grave because he is dying
What curse does Mercutio pronounce four times (lines 86, 94, 100, and 102)? Plague on both your houses
Why does Romeo kill Tybalt? for revenge
What is Romeo’s punishment? banished/exile
For what is Juliet impatiently awaiting? Why is this scene an example of dramatic irony? Romeo & because it is at night
What news does Nurse finally reveal in lines 61-63? Tybalt is dead and Romeo has vanished
What news saddens Juliet the most—Tybalt’s death or Romeo’s banishment? Romeos Banishment
Look at lines 16-31 from scene 1. There are five examples of hyperbole. Record two examples. 1) Head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat.2) thou wilt quarrel with a man that hath a hair more or a hair less in his beard than thou hast
Look on page 824. Find an example of a rhyming couplet and write it below. And, as he fell, did romeo turn and fly. This is the truth or let Benvolio die.
Explain Romeo’s reaction to the news of his banishment. He’d rather be dead
Romeo tells Friar Laurence that the priest cannot know or understand how Romeo feels. Why? Because the priest is not young and didn’t just get married
What argument does Friar Laurence use to prevent Romeo from killing himself? Juliet is alive, Tybalt would have killed Romeo, and he is banished, not killed.
What does the nurse give to Romeo? A ring
What day will Juliet marry Paris? Thursday
Just as Romeo is about to descend the rope ladder and leave Juliet, what does Juliet say about the way Romeo looks? She has a creepy feeling that Romeo looks as though he is dead
Why does Lady Capulet think Juliet is crying? Cousins death
When Lady Capulet threatens to send someone to Mantua to poison Romeo, what does Juliet say? Juliet uses verbal irony to say that she won’t be satisfied until she sees Romeo (dead)
If Juliet’s mother does not arrange to delay the marriage, what will Juliet do? Kill herself if she does not delay the wedding
What is Capulet’s reaction to Juliet’s threats? He’ll drag her to the church & if she doesn’t go he’ll disown her
What is the nurse’s advice to Juliet? Just marry Paris
How does Juliet’s attitude toward the nurse change? She cuts the nurse off
What “scheme” does Juliet devise to get rid of the nurse and to get out of the house? She’s going to go to the friar for help and she told the nurse to tell her parents shes going to confession

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