Romeo and Juliet Act Two

Explain what is ironic about scene one. Is it dramatic or situational irony? Romeo’s friends are teasing him about being in love. The irony is that they think he still loves Rosaline when in reality, he’s in love with Juliet.
What is a soliloquy? A speech a character gives when they’re alone on stage to let audience know their thoughts
Summarize Romeo’s soliloquy on lines 1-25 in scene 2 He spots light and movement through Juliet’s window and compares her beauty to the sun
What does Juliet mean when she says, “Deny they father and refuse they name!” She means, “I love you, not your name.”
Summarize Juliet’s speech on lines 94-115 in scene 2 She explains that she hopes she wasn’t too forward by revealing her thoughts to Romeo, but she isn’t playing games like most lovers do.
What plans do Romeo and Juliet make at the end of scene 2? They plan on getting married
Explain the lines, “Parting is such a sweet sorrow.” It means, “I don’t want to say goodbye because it makes me sad.”
What day is scene 3? Monday, day 2
Why does Romeo go to see Friar Laurence? He wants to see if the Friar will marry him and Juliet
Why does the Friar at first question Romeo’s love for Juliet? He says, “Do you think she’s beautiful, or do yo really love her?”
Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? In what lines did you find this answer? He agrees because it may end the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. Act 2, scene 3, lines 98-100 (II.3.98-100.)
What news does Benvolio have about Tybalt in scene 4? Benvolio tells Mercutio that Tybalt has challenged Romeo to a duel
How has Romeo’s mood changed since the first time he met Benvolio on the street? He is more happy and playful
In what ways does Mercutio insult the nurse? In what lines did you find this answer? 107: “a sail, a sail” (fat)112: “hiding her face” (ugly)135: ” a bawd, a bawd” (woman who runs a prostitute house aka a madam)140: “old hare hoar” (prostitute, old)
Who is Peter? Nurse’s servant
What does Romeo tell the nurse to tell Juliet? To tell her parents that she is going to confession, and Friar Laurence will marry them.
Explain the misunderstanding between the nurse and Juliet in scenes 5 and 6 Nurse teases Juliet because she complains she’s tired, hungry, and annoyed because she knows Juliet is anxious to learn the plan.
Where does Juliet go at the end of this act? Why? She pretends to go to confession and instead, prepares to marry Romeo.
Explain the line “Violent delights have violent ends” “You fell in love quickly, be careful that it doesn’t end quickly.”
What does (II.6.9) mean? Act 2; Scene 6; Line 9
What does (II.ii.36) mean? Act 2; Scene 2; Line 36
What does (II.ii.206-207) mean? Act 2; Scene 2; Lines 206-207

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