Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Test Review

Why does Mercutio decide to fight with Tybalt? because Romeo is now related by marriage to Tybalt and is trying to keep the peace and won’t fight
Why does Romeo finally kill Tybalt? because Tybalt kills Mercutio
What penalty does Prince Escalus decree for Romeo after Tybalt’s death? he is banished
Who tells Juliet of Tybalt’s death? Nurse
Where does Romeo go to hide after he kills Tybalt? Friar Laurence’s cell
What sensible advice does Friar Laurence give when Romeo threatens to kill himself? Be patient and be thankful for what he has
What do Friar Laurence and Nurse help Romeo do before he goes to Mantua? To meet and spend the night with his bride
What does Capulet say he will do if Juliet does not marry Paris? he will disown her
What does Nurse advise Juliet to do? What reasons does she give? Nurse tells Juliet to marry Paris because Romeo is not coming back
To whom does Juliet decide to go for help? Friar Laurence
What day(s) of the week is (are) covered in Act 3? Monday afternoon to early Tuesday morning
“Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee/Doth muchexcuse the appertaining rage/To such a greeting.” Romeo-he doesn’t want to fight/kill Tybalt because they are now family
“A plague o’ both your houses!/They have made worms’ meat of me . . .” Mercutio — Tybalt just killed Mercutio and he is telling Romeo this because it is the fighting between the families that has now caused his death
“Let Romeo hence in haste,/Else, when he’s found, that hour is his last.” Prince Escalus-Tell Romeo to leave the city immediately, or else, if he is found, he will be killed.
“O, I have bought the mansion of a love,/But not possessed it; and though I am sold,/Not yet enjoyed.” Juliet-she and Romeo are married but haven’t shown their love yet
“O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!/Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?” Juliet — she’s cursing Tybalt because he’s the one who caused all of this
“Affliction is enamored of thy parts,/And thou art wedded to calamity.” Friar Lawrence — despite these steps, trouble will still find Romeo
“In what vile part of this anatomy/Doth my name lodge? Tell me, that I may sack/The hateful mansion.” Romeo — he says this because he thinks Juliet hates part of him and he’s willing to cut the part out of him that Juliet hates
“O god! I have an ill-divining soul:/Methinks I seethee, now thou art so low,/As one dead in the bottom of a tomb . . .” Juliet — she dreams that he is at the bottom of a tomb, foreshadowing what’s to come
“And you be mine, I’ll give you to my friend;/Andyou be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets . . .” Capulet — he’s lashing out at Juliet because she doesn’t want to marry Paris
consort to keep company or associate with
garish glaring, gaudy, vivid colors
tedious tiresome because of length of dullness; boring
beguiled cheated, tricked
validity value, legitimacy
abhors to loathe (hate), to detest (dislike) strongly

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