Romeo and Juliet Act II

What are allusions? Referring to something in the the Bible, mythology, history, or literature, with the hope that readers will understand the significance
Where are Allusions from? Bible, mythology, history, or literature
What are 2 allusions? Why did you tell her, you Benedict Arnold and Hey, Walter Mitty, get your head out of the clouds
What is a Malapropism? The substitution of an inappropriate word that sounds similar to the proper word
Where does they term Malapropism come from? A play written by Richard Sheridan in which a character named Mrs. Malaprop constantly misused words.
2 examples of malapropism? He has been a civil serpent (servant) for twenty one years. He hates me and I despise him- the feeling is neutral (mutual)
What type of love is eros? Passionate love
What type of love is agape? True love
What type of love Philia? Friendship love
What type of love is storge? Natural love
What type of love exists between Romeo and Juliet? Eros and Agape
What is an aside and give 2 examples? A short remark usually intended for the audience or one other character on the stage but is unheard by the other characters on the stageRomeo Aside to the Audience: Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this
What is a soliloquy? Examples? A speech spoken by an actor who is alone or thinks they are on stage. Romeo says It is the east and Juliet is the sun
What does a soliloquy reveal? A character’s thinking
What is a monologue? A long uninterrupted speech spoken to other actors on the stageRomeo talking about Juilet​ in the balcony scene
What is concealment? The act of a character hiding from other characters on stage to avoid detection or to overhear conversationsRomeo conceals himself from Juliet to hear what she is saying about him in the Balcony scene
What is comic relief? A short, funny episode that interrupts an otherwise serious or tragic work. Provides a break tension
Put these events in order?1. Romeo disappears after the Capulet party to find Juliet.2.Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry Juliet and him.3.The nurse gives Juliet the wonderful news to meet Romeo at the Friar’s cell.4.Juliet promises to send a servant to Romeo by the early morning with the plans for the marriage5.Romeo hops the orchard wall and listens to Juliet’s secrets that she’s sharing with the moon. 15423
How long after sending the Nurse, does she arrive back? At what time? 3 hours, 12:00
Who speaks: “Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” Friar Lawrence
When we first meet Friar Lawrence in Scene III of Act II, what was he doing? Picking flowers and herbs
Who speaks: “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father and refuse thy name;Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.” Juliet
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? Friar Lawrence agrees to the marriage of Romeo and Juliet because it could bring the end to the feud between the Capulets and Montagues.
What does Romeo say helped him climb over the high walls of the Capulet orchard and find Juliet’s window? Love gave him wings
Mercutio, Benvolio, Romeo, and their friends made fun of Juliet’s nurse by calling her a? Prostitute
Juliet insists Romeo doesn’t swear by the ____ ? Why? Moon, the moon comes and goes
What time is Juliet going to send a servant to talk to Romeo? 9am
Who has sent Romeo a challenge for a duel? Tybalt
At the beginning of Act II, Benvolio, Mercutio, and his friends are making fun of Romeo by trying to… Conjure him up
What is shrift? A confession at church
How does Mercutio describe Tybalt? Skilled but Vain
What is an example of Malapropism from the play? “if you be he, sir, I desire some confidence withyou.””She will indite him to some supper.”
What is an example of allusions from the play? “They say, Jove laughs”
Why isn’t Romeo worried about future misfortunes? He believes that nor misfortune could be as great as his happiness
What advice does Friar Lawrence give Romeo before the wedding? Do not love to intensely
Why does Juliet refuse to describe her love to Romeo before their wedding? Her love is too great to be described
“What’s in a _____________? That which we call a ____________ by any other word would smell as ____________. Name; rose; sweet
What is Friar Laurence’s fears of marrying the couple? He may get in trouble because it is illegal to marry without the parents’ consent and they may not really love eachother
Who is Friar Lawrence? Romeo’s spiritual advisor
Who interrupts Romeo and Juliet’s conversation? The nurse
In the famous “balcony” scene, when Juliet says “Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” (Act II, Sc. 2, line 33), what is she asking? Why are you Romeo, a Monteague
Why do Romeo’s friends think he left? To sulk about Rosaline
Why does Romeo not answer his friend that are calling for him? He is too preoccupied with his love for Rosaline
What is the word that Romeo uses for a rope ladder? Tackled Stairs
What happens in Prologue? The Chorus delivers another short sonnet describing the new love between Romeo and Juliet
What happens in Scene 1? Having left the feast, Romeo decides that he cannot go home. He must instead try to find Juliet. He climbs a wall bordering the Capulet property and leaps down into the Capulet orchard. Benvolio and Mercutio enter, calling out for Romeo. They are sure he is nearby, but Romeo does not answer. Exasperated and amused, Mercutio mocks Romeo’s feelings for Rosaline in an obscene speech. Mercutio and Benvolio exit under the assumption that Romeo does not want to be found.
What happens in Scene 3? Romeo meets Friar Lawrence and asks him to marry him and Juliet
What happens in Scene 4? Benvolio and Mercutio find out that Tybalt had challenged Romeo to a duel. Benvolio and Mercutio are mad that Romeo left them and they tease Romeo. Finally, the nurse comes to talk to Romeo and Romeo gives her his plan for him and Juliet getting married
What happens in Scene 2? Romeo and Juliet declare their love for each other in a beautiful quiet scene and Juliet says that if he is serious about their love, then they shall get married
What happens in Scene 5? The nurse returns to the Capulet house and informs Juliet of Romeos plan to get married
What happens in Scene 6? Friar Lawrence warns Romeo not to love too intensely. Romeo and Juliet get married

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