Romeo and Juliet Act V

In Act V, Scene i, what message does Balthasar report to Romeo? Balthazar tells Romeo that Juliet is dead and buried in her family crypt.
In Act V, Scene i, after hearing Balthasar’s news, what method does Romeo decide on for committing suicide? Romeo decides to take poison.
In Scene ii, why is Friar Lawrence upset when he learns that Friar John has not yet been to Mantua? This means that Romeo never got Friar’s letter that Juliet is not actually dead. Romeo still believes that she is dead and he is not on his way back to rescue her from the crypt.
In Scene iii, what motivates Paris to visit the churchyard at night? Paris visits the churchyard to pay his respects to Juliet. He brings flowers and sweet water.
Describe a tragic hero. (This can be found in the notes I shared) A central character that is usually of a noble stature who meets with disaster or great misfortune.
What is dramatic irony? Dramatic Irony occurs when the audience knows more than the characters in the play.
According to Montague in Act V, Scene iii, what is the cause of Lady Montague’s death? Grief of her son’s exile stopped her breathing.
What causes Friar Lawrence to go to the churchyard in Act V? To break Juliet out and bring her back to his cell. He was going to wait there until he could get in touch with Romeo.
What is Romeo’s fatal flaw? Romeo is very lovestruck and impulsive.
In the play’s last lines, what hint does the Prince give about what will happen to the surviving characters? The prince says that some people will be pardoned and others will be severely punished.
In Act V, Scene iii, what does Romeo mean when he says to Paris, “By heaven, I love thee better than myself, / For I come hither armed against myself”? I swear, I love you more than I love myself, For I have come here with weapons to use against myself.
Define remnants what is left over;remainders
Define scourge instrument for inflicting punishment
Define penury extreme poverty
Define participial Phrases form of a verb that is used in a sentence to modify a noun or noun phrase, and thus plays a role similar to that of an adjective or adverb.
Define gerund Phrases a verb that functions as a noun ending in -ing
Define Appositive Phrases a word or phrase that renames the noun
Define infinitive Phrases a phrase that contains the words the + a verb

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