Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 5

Just before dawn, what do Romeo and Juliet say? Just before dawn Romeo is preparing to leave, but Juliet declares that it’s still night, so he can stay. Romeo offers to stay and die, but Juliet urges him to leave
When the Nurse comes in to warn Juliet, what do Romeo and Juliet do? The Nurse hurries in with the news that Juliet’s mother is coming. Romeo kisses Juliet and leaps out the window. Juliet asks if they will ever see each other again; Romeo is sure they will, but Juliet is full of foreboding
What does Lady Capulet think that Juliet is weeping/crying about? What does she tell Juliet? Lady Capulet, assuming that Juliet is weeping for Tybalt, tells her that she is grieving too much, then decides that Juliet must be weeping because revenge has not been taken upon Romeo
What does Lady Capulet and Juliet seem to agree about? Lady Capulet expresses her hatred of Romeo and Juliet appears to agree with her, though what she really means is that she loves Romeo
What does Lady Capulet think will cheer Juliet up? Lady Capulet then delivers news which she thinks ought to cheer up Juliet–she is to be married to Paris.
What is Juliet’s response to this? Juliet declares that she will not
What is Lady Capulet’s response to Juliet? Lady Capulet replies that Juliet’s father is coming, so Juliet ought to tell him that she won’t marry Paris, if she dares
What do Lady and Lord Capulet say? What does Juliet plead? Lady Capulet tells Capulet that Juliet has refused to marry Paris. Enraged, Capulet threatens to throw her out of the house if she doesn’t change her mind. Juliet pleads with her mother to intervene, but Lady Capulet refuses
What does the Nurse say about the situation? What is Juliet’s response to the Nurse’s stance? Juliet asks the Nurse for advice, and she tells Juliet that she ought to marry Paris because Romeo can never come back and Paris is better looking, anyway. Juliet pretends to accept the Nurse’s advice but decides that she will go to Friar Lawrence for his advice. If he can’t help her, she will kill herself.

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