Romeo and Juliet Act IV & Act V

Why is Paris go visit Friar Laurence’s Cell? To plan the wedding his wedding to Juliet
What reason does Paris give for the hasty marriage?(1) Lord Capulet wants them to get married
How does the Friar react to the news of this the marriage between Paris and Juliet? He feels pressured and knows that Juliet will refuse to marry Paris because of her strong love for Romeo.
What plan does the Friar come up with to help Juliet avoid getting married to Paris? He gives her potion to fake her death
What are the specifics of Friar Lawrence’s plan? Juliet drinks the potion & fakes her death, he gives Romeo the letter, Romeo comes and to Juliet to Mantua.
Why does Capulet move the wedding up to Wednesday? (2) because Juliet apologizes to her family about saying all the stuff about refusing to marry Paris.
What is the Capulets’ main concern here? What does this say about their characters? Be specific. (2) their main concern is that there will not be enough time to prepare for the wedding. this goes to show that Lord and Lady Capulet do not truly care about Juliet.
1. Who is Juliet speaking to when she says, “Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again./ I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins/That almost freezes up the heat of life.” 2. What are these lines an example of? How do you know? 1. to herself (Juliet).2. Foreshadowing because she is doubting that she will ever see Romeo or herself again.
How does Juliet feel about drinking the potion? Why do you think she feels this way? Identify a minimum of THREE lines explaining her feelings and support your opinion. (3) She is doubting the plan because she thinks the potion Friar gave her may actually be poison that will kill her, that she may wake up before Romeo is there to save her and she will suffocate, that she will be surrounded by voices and spirits if she wakes up in the tomb, and that she smell all the smells of her dead, rotting ancestors.
The Capulets and their servants are busily preparing for the wedding. Paris’ musicians can be heard (announcing his arrival) and Nurse is sent to awaken Juliet. (scene 4) summary of Act 4 scene 4
Describe the reactions of Nurse, Lady Capulet and Lord Capulet to Juliet’s “death.” How do you feel about their reactions? Why? (5) they are confused and angry; and they all do not really care about Juliet as a person.
1. Analyze “Death hath lain with thy wife. There she lies,/Flower as she was, deflowered by him./Death is my son in law, Death is my heir;/My daughter he hath wedded. I will die/And leave him all. Life, living, all is Death’s.” Who is the speaker and the audience. 2. What are these lines describing and why are they important? 3. What do they reveal about the character speaking? 1. Speaker= Lord CapuletAudience= Friar Laurence2. these lines are describing that death has taken his daughter away( Romeo fits in the place of each death word used in the quote).3. he only cares about himself and no one else.
What may the Capulet family and Paris think caused Juliet’s death? Why would they assume this? They think Juliet may have died from grieving over Tybalt’s death
Why did Romeo and Paris fight? Paris wanted to arrest Romeo for returning to Verona.
Why did Romeo return to Verona? Because her heard about Juliet’s death and he wanted to be laid to death with her.
Where did Romeo get the poison to kill himself? From an apothecary
Why didn’t Friar John deliver the letter to Romeo? He was quarantined because of an infection.
What did Paris ask Romeo to do after they fought? To lie him next to Juliet
How did Juliet kill herself? Stabbed herself with Romeo’s dagger
What did the Capulets and Montagues offer to do at the end of the play? Build a statue / monument of their children
Why does Prince say that all have been punished? Because all have lost someone they loved
flowers What did Paris bring to the tomb for Juliet?
tools What did Romeo bring to help
Paris comes to morn Juliet and bring flowers to his beloved Juliet; and Romeo comes to morn Juliet and kill himself. What different motives does Paris and Romeo have for visiting the tomb?
Grief at Romeo’s exile What caused Romeo mother’s death?
calling the tragedy a consequence of their feud and reminding them that he himself has lost two close kinsmen What did the Prince say when all the family members were at the tomb?
old anger can destroy new lovelove, violence, passion, and death What theme or message to Shakespeare convey through the tragic events of the play?
Romeo never gets the letter about the plan; Paris and Juliet’s wedding date is move up; and Romeo arrives ant the tomb before Friar Lawrence Identify at least three events that cause Friar Lawrence’s plan to fail.

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