Romeo and Juliet- Act 3 Review

It’s hot outside and the Capulets are wandering around (when people are hot they become angry and hot blooded) At the beginning of the scene, why does Benvolio think that there will be a fight?
Quick tempered (fights for no reason) What does Mercutio accuse Benvolio of in lines 15-30?
He tries to break it up and have them start a fight/talk in private When Tybalt and Mercutio fist begin arguing, what does Benvolio try to tell them to do?
His “man” or/and a villain What does Tybalt call Romeo?
Tybalt is now Romeo’s cousin; to hurt Tybalt would hurt Juliet Why won’t Romeo fight Tybalt?
He thinks Romeo is scared. What does Mercutio think is the reason Romeo refuses to fight?
Cursing their families’ (their feud caused his death) why does Mercutio keep repeating “A plague o’ both your houses”?
Made his soft, womanly, and weak What does Romeo say that Juliet’s love has done to him?
He doesn’t believe that he has control over his own fate (fortune/fate does this to him) Why does Romeo call himself “fortune’s fool”?
He tried to walk away and not fight. When Benvolio relates to the Prince what happened, what does he say Romeo tried to do before Merctio was killed?
He changed the story because he’s friends with Romeo and the Montagues What does Lady Capulet accuse Benvolio of? Why?
He is exiled/banished from Verona. What is Romeo’s punishment for killing Tybalt?
Waiting for the nurse to bring the rope ladder because Romeo is coming to visit her that night Why is Juliet so impatient for the nurse to return?
Anxious; Happy; Mad; Upset; Angry (1st- she thinks Romeo is dead; 2nd- she thinks Romeo killed Tybalt; 3rd- she is relieved that he’s alive) Describe Juliet’ s rapidly changing attitudes toward Romeo in this scene.
Find Romeo and bring him to Juliet for comfort (Juliet also wants the nurse to give him the ring) What does the nurse promise to do?
Mantua Where is Romeo supposed to go after visiting with Juliet? (because of his banishment)
It’s worse than death- he would rather be in purgatory, torture, or hell Explain Romeo’s reaction to the news of his banishment.
Romeo is banished. What piece of news has upset Juliet the most?
He’s not in his position (he’s never been in love or banishment) Romeo tells Friar Laurence that the priest cannot know or understand how Romo feels. Why?
He says Juliet’s love is what you should live for What argument does Friar Laurence use to prevent Romeo from killing himself?
The ring from Juliet What does the nurse give to Romeo?
Paris is to marry Juliet on Thursday. What does Lord Capulet tell his wife to say to Juliet?
The nightingale bird is singing (it’s night) As Romeo is preparing to leave Juliet, what argument does she use to convince him to stay?
Because it is morning and if the guards come out he could be killed Later, why does Juliet think Romeo should leave?
Looks dead and pale as if he is in the bottom of a tomb Just as romeo is about to descend the rope ladder and leave Juliet, what does Juliet say about the way Romeo looks?
Tybalt’s death (her cousin) Why does Lady Capulet think Juliet is crying?
She will go and kill Romeo herself because she hates him so much (agreed to help make poison– she wouldn’t really make it poison though, she would go and visit him) When Lady Capulet threatens to send someone to Mantua to poison Romeo, what does Juliet say?
She would rather marry the enemy, Romeo After Lady Capulet breaks the news about Paris, what is Juliet’s response?
Kill herself If Juliet’s mother does not arrange to delay the marriage, what will Juliet do?
Said to her: “Disobedient wretch!”; Do what you want; I’m done with you What is Capulet’s reaction to Juliet’s threats?
Forget about Romeo and marry Paris– be happy with this second marriage What is the nurse’s advice to Juliet?
She hates her. How does Juliet’s attitude towards the nurse change?
Lies again and said she’s going to confession. What “scheme” does Juliet devise to get rid of the nurse and to get out of the house?

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